Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1810 January 13


Vol. V.]


[No. 232.

Saturday, January 13th, 1810.

For Sale. [heading]
A Cargo of New Cod Fish,
Just imported in the Ship Union, Capt. Rennie, 28 days from Newfoundland.
Fraser, Campbells & Co.
Cumingsburg, 13th January 1810.

For Glasgow. [heading]
The Ship Union, John Rennie, Master.
Will sail second Springs in February.
For Freight or Passage apply to the Master or
Fraser, Campbells & Co.
Cumingsburg, 13th January 1810.

For Freight or Hire. [heading]
The Schooner Ann, Fifty six and half Ton measurement, will carry from 60 to 70 Puncheons, besides a number of small Packages, - to any of the Colonies or Islands.
Also for Sale or Hire,
A Colony Built Schooner
about 36 feet Keel and 15 feet Beam, by
De Munnick & Co.
N. B. Both Vessels in good condition.
Demerary, 13th January, 1810.

Notice. [heading]
The Ill health of Mr. Davis making it necessary for him to retire from active Employment, the Subscribers as parties to the late Firm of Gifford L. Davis & Co. have jointly and severally given over to the first Subscriber, on his private Account, on the first day of this Month and Year, the whole of their Stock in Trade of every discription [sic], including the Buildings on half the Lot No. 6, in New Town, and Negro Moses, and all their outstanding Debts, with full power to receive and apply the same. All Persons indebted to the late Concern, are therefore requested to make payment to the first Subscriber, who alone is authorised to receive the same, - and all to whom the concern is indebted, will render their Claims to him for Payment.
John Lewis.
G. L. Davis.
Demerary, 10th January 1810.

The Subscriber respectfully informs the Public that in consequence of the above arrangement he intends carrying on the Druggists' Business in all its Branches, and on the most liberal terms.
He requests all Persons indebted to the late Firm of Gifford L. Davis & Co. to assist him with payment, to enable him to settle the Demands against that Concern.
Jan. 11th, 1810. John Lewis.

Notice is hereby given that no applications for Graves or Coffins will be attended to, unless Paid for immediately at the Grave Digger's on the Burying Ground.
Demerary, 13th January 1810.

Wants a Situation as Book-Keeper [heading]
A Young Man who will be well recommended by his late Employer. Enquire at the Office of this Paper, by letter addressed A. R.
Demerary, 13th January 1810.

For Sale. [heading]
18 Pieces best Inverness Cotton Bagging at f 88 each.
Also any quantity of Plantains from an Estate in the River, to the Stelling of which Boats can come at any time of Tide, at a reasonable price, on Contract payable quarterly.
Cash or approved Bills will be paid for two hundred Bales good Cotton, - wanted immediately.
James Robertson

Public Vendues.

On Friday the 19th Instant, by order of J. P. Hicks, at his Store near Good's Stelling, - Rice in bags and tierces, Soap, Cordage assorted, hams, butter, tea in cannisters, boots, shoes, &c. &c.
January 13th. Kingston & McBean.

For Sale. [heading]
A Stout Healthy Young Woman fit for the Field. Apply to the Printer. Jan. 13.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.
Jan. 13. - Ship Blanchard, Capt. Hewison, from Liverpool and Madeira - General Cargo.
CLEARED. - None.

This is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony:
Mrs. Garrett, in 14 days or 3 Weeks, from 5th January 1810.
Thomas Boon, in 14 days, from do.
Ann Kirton, with her two Children and a black Servant, in 14 days or 1 Month, - from do.
Alexr. McBain, with his Wife and Children, in 14 days, or by the Ship Commerce. - Jan. 9th.
John Elliot, with his Wife, in 14 days, from Jan. 10.
Q. R. Seward, in 14 days or 3 Weeks, - from ditto.
Mrs. Ann Forster, in 14 days, - from 12th Jany.
J. C. Heim, in 14 days or a Month, - from ditto.
C. T. Tinne, first Clerk. [no citing of Secretary's Office or date]

Average Cash Prices of Produce in Stabroek this day.
Cotton - 16 to 17 stivers. Sugar - 3 to 4 stivers.
Coffee - 9 to 10. Rum (C. P.) - 22 & 1/2

By the arrival here last Tuesday evening of the Sloop Aurora, Capt. Dill, from Barbados, we have been favoured with an abundant supply of Yankee politics, and some additional and far more gratifying information, though no in an official form respecting the operations of our blockading squadron under the command of now Vice Admiral Cochrane, off Guadaloupe.

12th Jan. 1810. - Died of a Puerperal Fever at the Age of 25 years, Mrs. Jane Beete, lamented and esteemed by all who knew her - leaving four young Infants and a wretched Husband to deplore her loss.
"O stamp upon my soul
"Some blissful image of the fair deceas'd
"To call my passions and my eyes aside
"From the dear breathless clay, distressing sight
"I look and mourn, and gaze, with greedy view
"Of melancholy fondness; tears bedewing
"That form so late desir'd, so late belov'd,
"Now loathsome and unlovely."
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"Come hither all, ye tend'rest souls that know
"The heights of fondness and the depths of woe,
"Come in the pomp of all your wild despair,
"With flowing eyelids and disordered hair,
"Death in your looks, come mingle grief with me,
"And drown your little streams in my unbounded [illegible]

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves
in the Colony Stocks of Demerary, 13th January, 1810.



Brought by



Abary Ferry.


Gerard in Trinidad,

P. holder Moroco.





J. L. Looff,

Pl. Phoenix.


Chas. Beausobre,







From Trinidad.



Joh. De Ruiter.


Thos. Laurence,

Pl. Foulis.


Rowland Smith,




Pl. La Penitence.


G. Angle,

Pl. Ruimveld.



Mahaicony Ferry.


J. L. Loof,




Pl. Rome.

S. G. Martens, Drossaart.

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