Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1810 March 10


Vol. V.]


[No. 248.

Saturday, March 10th, 1810.

Demerary Ferry. [heading]
In consequence of the arrival of the quantity of small silver specie, the complaint of the want of change must cease.
It is therefore hereby made known, to all those whom it may concern, that in future no person will be ferried over without immediate payment (those who have engaged by the year, of course are not meant to be included).
It is also requested that those who are indebted to the Ferry, will pay the same before the 31st inst. in order to avoid those disagreeable occurrences which, in case of non-payment, must ensue.
March 10th. Lelyveld.

All those who have incurred Fines by Non-Attendance at the Militia Parades, are hereby desired immediately to call and pay the same; that being the only way to prevent the adoption of measures, which, however disagreeable to the feelings of the Undersigned, as it is his duty, he otherwise must have recourse to.
Demy, March 10. G. A. F. Van Kinschot.
Lieut. & Provost Marshal, 1st Batt. 1st Regt. D. M.

Notice is hereby given that the Domicilium Citandi et Executandi of the Subscriber is at the House of John Lewis Esq. New-Town.
March 10th. Reginald Marshall.

The Subscriber earnestly requests that all those who have any Accounts against him will render the same for payment before the 1st April next.
P. F. Tinne.
Demerary, 10th March 1810.

For Sale. [heading]
Plantation Lust & Rust.
Situated on the North Side of Canal No. 1, marked in the chart No. 5, with or without Negroes, consisting as per Transport of Hundred Roods facade and Seven Hundred and Fifty depth, making Two Hundred and Fifty Acres of Land more or less.
Also Plantation Ridder's Faith likewise on the North side of same Canal, between Plantation MEF to the East, and the Land of the Hon. Van Den Heuvel to the West; consisting of Five Hundred Acres, of which the facade of Two Hundred Roods by Two Hundred dept, is worked and the whole facade by a hundred depth planted in bearing Plantains and partly in Coffee.
Likewise Five Hundred Acres on the South side of same Canal, to Westward of Pln. Noyt Gedagt, of which a small part is in young Plantains. These Lands are well worth the attention of an industrious Planter who has the means of continuing their progressive cultivation, and nothing but unforeseen circumstances obliges the Subscriber (though reluctantly) to dispose of them. For particulars apply to the Proprietor on Plantation Lust & Rust.
F. De Ridder.
Demerary, 10th March 1810.

Captain Langley of Ship Alfred will be particularly obliged to the gentlemen who have freight Goods on board said ship from London, to send for them with all possible dispatch; a reasonable time will be allowed - after which they will be landed at the Store of Mr. J. F. Meyer at their expence.
This has become absolutely necessary on account of the lateness of the arrival of the Fleet, and in order that he may be enabled to join the first Convoy in April. Demerary 10th March 1810.

Wm. D. Boon, [heading]
Most respectfully acquaints his Friends and the Public in general that he has removed his Shop next door to H. Fox Esq. (Middle-Street, Bridge-Town), where he continues the God and Silver-Smith's Business.
March 10th, 1810.

All those who have any demands against the Estate of the late Lewis Sack, are requested to render in their accounts, and those indebted to the same are hereby solicited to make payment of their respective Accounts and Notes as soon as possible to the second undersigned, who is duly authorised, and will attend at the Premises of the deceased for that purpose.
Colin Macrae,
James H. Albouy. Deliberating Executors.
Demerary, 10th March 1810.

House and Negroes for Sale. [heading]
The Subscriber wishing to take a second trip for the restoration of his health, offers for Sale the whole Concession No. 42, with Dwelling house and small side Buildings, and a good Kitchen Garden all in complete order. Also two health Women, the one an excellent washer and house wench, the other will also answer for either house or field. Whoever wishes to make a purchase can call at the said Lot opposite Mr. Hofstede's for the Terms.
March 10th, 1810. Alexander Jones.

Whereas the undersigned Mr. Wm. Harker who keeps the Tavern at Fort Island, Essequebo, has, within these few days been Robbed of several articles of Wearing Apparel, among which were 24 Shirts, some new and some old, marked W.H. one pair White and two pair Check Trowsers, two Waistcoats, Handkerchiefs, &c.
And whereas it is supposed that this Robbery may have been committed by some of the Negroes belonging to Gentlemen who have put up there during the late Session of the Hon. Court of Justice.
This is therefore to request all Gentlemen who may have had their Servants at the said Tavern, as above stated, to notice any difference that may appear in the dress of such Negroes, by which means and a little inquiry, the Thief may probably be discovered, and an obligation conferred on.
Essequebo, 9th March 1810. Wm. Harker.

The Subscriber offers For Sale - a Colony Boat forty feet Keel and Beam in proportion; She is about fifteen Months old and have now on her a new Set of Russia Canvas Sales [sic], - Cables and Rigging all new. He will sell her with or without a Crew - the Captain will be warranted a complete Pilot for any of the Colonies, particularly Essequebo.
J. W. Robinson.
New-Town, 10th March 1810.

Any Person having demands against Miss Elizabeth Briggs deceased, are requested to give them in to the Subscriber.
Sarah Culver,
Demerary, 10th March 1810. Executrix.

For Sale. [heading}
L 600 Sterling Exchange, in Bills to suit the Purchaser.
25 Hogsheads of superior quality Sugar.
7000 lb. whole and about 3000 lb broken Coffee.
And Cash will be paid for 11 Pun. Rum of Proof 23.
James Robertson
New-Town, 10th March 1810.

Public Vendues. [heading]

On Tuesday the 20th inst. will be exposed for sale at Public Auction by order of J. F. Meyer Esq. at his Store, being a late Importation by the Alfred, Capt. Langley from London, to be sold without reserve: -
Draught and bottled porter, ale in bottles, hams, ling fish in boxes, potatoes in hampers, Dutch herrings in kegs, Tea in cannisters, sweet oil, mustard, Wright's bitters, Chests of Medecines [sic] for Planters, London made boots and shoes, mens hats, glazed do. with bands, great coats, Oznaburgs, jackets, trowsers, shirts &c. an assortment of fashionable muslin, ginghams, East India shawls, and Britannia handkerchiefs, an assortment of plated goods, Sadlery, Tin, glass and earthen ware, an elegant Phaeton of the newest construction, and whatever else may be offered for sale.
At the same time and place, a young Negro Girl, Phoebe, formerly the property of Wm. Augustus Perry deceased.
March 10th. Kingston & McBean.

On Saturday the 31st March will be sold at the Orphan Chamber, several Estates of deceased persons consisting in Wearing apparel, Gold and Silver Watches, Chirurgical instruments, a medecine [sic] chest, an Aeolian harp, a copying desk, Slaves, a sail Boat, a four oar'd Boat, and what will further be offered.
March 10th. Kingston & McBean.

On Thursday the 5th April will be exposed for sale at Public Auction by order of Alexr. Tulloh Esq. at his house in Kingston. - Household furniture consisting of mahogany Side Boards, Tables with D ends, Pembroke do. Chairs, chest of drawers, Bedsteads, Looking Glasses, wash hand stands, knife cases with knives and forks, Silver spoons, ladles and forks, glass and earthen ware, an excellent Horse and Chaise, &c. &c.
March 10th. Kingston & McBean.

This is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony:
Fras. Heathcote and her Servant in 14 days - from the 23d February.
Elizh. Arthur, in 14 days, - from do.
Benjn. Jeffery, in six weeks or 2 Months - from do.
Ms. LaMaison, LL.D. by the first Fleet.
P. F. Tinne, in One Month, - from the 24th Feby.
J. L. Forrester, in 14 days, - from the 26th Feby.
John Richards Legall, in ditto, - from 27th Feb.
J. T. Barrett, in ditto, from the 28th Feby.
J. E. Somarsall will transfer from this Colony to Berbice, 28 Slaves late the property of John Mitchel but now purchased by him, in 14 days from the 1st March. (List of the names to be seen at the Secretary's Office.)
Ed. Barnwell, with his family and two servants, in 14 days or with the first fleet, - March 1st.
Latham Avery, with his Servant Jem, in 3 weeks, - from the 2d March.
Wm. Merans, with the first Mail-Boat after the expiration of 14 days, from the 2d March.
Jas. S. Alves, by the first opportunity after the expiration of 3 weeks, - from do.
R. B. Daly, in 14 days, - from the 3d March.
David Wardrop, by the Ship Demerary.
John Hall, in 14 days or a Month, - from 3d March.
R. Murray, with his family, on or after the first day of May next.
Mary Harris, in 14 days, - from the 5th March.
R. Hayes, in 14 days, - from ditto.
Benjn. Geo. Nurse, in 14 days or one month - do.
Alexr. Tulloh, in 14 days, - from the 6th March.
Maria Sybel, in ditto, - from ditto.
W. O. Bentink [sic], in ditto, - from ditto.
A. Simon, in ditto, - from ditto.
A. Carron, in three Weeks, - from 7th March.
J. D. Patterson, in ditto, - from ditto.
J. Cheyney, in 14 days, - from ditto.
Francois D'Allee, in ditto, - from the 8th March.
Ann Roach, - by the Ship Demerary.
David Russel, in 14 days, - from 9th March.
Rufus B. Abel, in ditto, - from ditto.
C. T. Tinne, first Clerk. [no citing of Secretary's Office or date]

Notice is hereby given that Jas. S. Alves for self and Jas. Jamison, Executors to the Will of the late Wm. Burn decd. will pay over the proceeds of the deceased's Estate to his Heirs on the 1st day of April next. - They therefore give this Notice that all Creditors who may not have given in their Accounts against the said Wm. Burn either in prive or as Copartner in the late Wood-Cutting Concern of Edmonston & Burn - may render them before the day abovementioned - as after that period they can apply for liquidation of their demands to the Heirs, the said Executors holding themselves no longer for any Claims whatever. Secretary's Office, 3d March 1810.
C. T. Tinne, first Clerk.

The Creditors of John Hubbard Esq. are informed that Bills of Exchange will be drawn on R. & W. Pulsford Esquires, London, for L 1400 Stg. - on Sugars shipped by the Jubilee, for which Tenders are to be deposited in a Box at the Vendue Office, which will be opened on Wednesday the 21st Instant, at 12 o'Clock, in presence of such of the Creditors as chuse to attend, and the highest offer for the whole or part will be accepted.
Wm. McBean,
John Madden, Trustees.
Demerary, 10th March 1810.

Irish Mess Pork [heading]
Of the first Quality in Half-Barrels,
For Sale By
March 10th, 1810. A. T. Browne.

Wanted To Hire. [heading]
A Waiting Boy,
Who can be well recommended for Honesty and Sobriety. Apply to the Printer. March 10th.

The Domicilium of the Subscriber as at the House of Mr. C. Fiske in New-Town.
March 10th, 1810. Joanna DeWeever

Drifted, about 3 Weeks ago, from a long side [sic] of a Schooner, - a Small Punt, about 24 feet long and 8 feet wide, with one Beam and secured with Iron Clamps at the Corners. Any Person having found said Punt on giving information to Messrs. Douglas, Reid & Co. will be handsomely rewarded. Demerary, 10th March 1810.

Notice is hereby given that the Domicilium Citandi et Executandi of the undersigned is at the house of J. Wade Esq. Cumingsburg.
W. N. Firebrace.
Demerary, 6th March 1810. [double check]

Spanish Horses and Mules, [heading]
Just arrived from Oroonoque, and for Sale by
H. Williams.
New-Town, 10th March 1810.

Theatre Royal, Demerary. [heading]
March 6th, 1810.
On Tuesday next, the 13th instant, (By particular desire of several Ladies and Gentlemen who from the bad weather were prevented attending the last Performance), will be repeated
For the Third and last Time,
The Favorite Entertainment of
The Anatomist.
after which,
The Devil to Pay,
Or the Wives Metamorphosed.
Miss Piek and Mr. Markordt have been so kind as to promise the Proprietors of the Theatre their assistance in the Orchestra, and on Tuesday Evening will Perform several select pieces of New-Music and accompany some new Songs, which together with the assistance of those Gentlemen who perform on Violins &c. they hope will meet the approbation of the Public, and in some measure do away with the many disappointments they have met with relating to the Music.
Prices of Tickets. - Upper Boxes (where Refreshments are provided), One Joe; - Lower Boxes, Five Dollars; - Pit Three Dollars; - Back Seats below (formerly part of the lower Boxes) - Two Dollars.
N. B. No Money will be received on Nights of Performance but at the Ticket Office.

Average Cash Prices of Produce in Stabroek this day.
Cotton - 18 to 18 1/2 stivs. Sugar - 3 to 4 stivers.
Coffee - 9 1/2 to 10. Rum (C. P) - 22 & 1/2

A Signal was up since morning for a Ship said to be the Adventure, 25 days from Liverpool, and consigned to John Staunton Esq. She was out side [sic] the Bar at half past 2 o'clock - We hear of nothing new by her.
The above is one report with which we had nearly gone to Press when another came in, changing the new arrival from the Adventure, to the Sir Edward Pellew.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.
Mch. [sic] 9 Sch. Harriet, Cap. Flonders, from Berbice - Shooks &c.
March 7. Brig Hanuke, Capt. Gemmill, for Greenock.
Ship Jubilee, McIvar, Whitehaven.

Died. - On Wednesday last at his House in Cumingsburg, Q. R. Seward Esq. of the House of Messrs. Q. R. & H. O. Seward of this Colony.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves

in the Colony Stocks of Demerary, 10th March, 1810.



Brought by



Abary Ferry.


Chas. Beausobre,






Thos. Laurence,

Pl. Foulis.


Pl. Non Pareille,




Thos. Smith.


G. F. Engels,

Pl. Ruimveld.


Pl. Middly,

J. Verwaye.





Christy, in Berbice

Jas. Caple.


Pl. Beterhoop,

Pl. Industry.



Pl. Sophia.


Pl. New Hope,

Pl. Land Canaan.



Pl. Turkeyen.

S. G. Martens, Drossaart.

Stabroek: Printed and Published
Every Tuesday and Saturday Afternoon
By Edward James Henery.


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