Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1810 March 17


Vol. V.]


[No. 250.

Saturday, March 17th, 1810.

Office of Ordnance, [heading]
Demerary, 17th March, 1810.
Cash Wanted - L 1500 Sterling.
For Bills of Exchange drawn at Thirty days sight, on the Right Honble. and Honble Board of Ordnance. Sealed tenders for the same or any part thereof (not under L 50 Sterling) marked "Tenders for Bills of Exchange" will be received at his Office by the Subscriber till 11 o'Clock on Wednesday the 21st instant, when they will be opened in the presence of His Excellency Governor Bentinck, and the highest Exchange offered will be prefered [sic].
John Skeys
Actg. Ordnance Store-Keeper.

Office of Ordnance, [heading]
Demerary, 17th March, 1810.
Any Person or Persons having Demands on this Department for Negro-Hire, Materials supplied or otherwise, are requested to send them in for Payment within fourteen days after the 31st Inst.
John Skeys
Actg. Ordnance Store-Keeper.

Demerary, March 17th 1810.
The Subscriber begs leave to acquaint his Friends and the Public in general that he intends to leave this Colony for Europe in the Month of April next, and requests that all those who have any demands against him will render in their Accounts in the course of this Month; and all those whose Obligations he holds, or with whom he has open Accounts, will please to come forward and discharge the same, otherwise he will be under the painful necessity of Suing them. He will be found every day, Sundays excepted, at his Hotel from 10 to 2 o'clock.
Robt. Marshall.

The Subscriber offers for Sale his house and Lots Nos. 272 and 273, situated on the North side line of Cumingsburg almost fronting the Block-House, and commanding one of the most rural views of any in that quarter. House and side Buildings consisting of a Brick Kitchen, a Water House capable of containing 3 or 4 Water Vatts of 1000 gallons each, with or without Vatts which are at present therein, and a range of commodious Negro Houses 70 feet long are all in the best order. There is also a Garden on the premises from which the family which may occupy them will be amply supplied with Vegetables. On the whole they will prove a most desirable retirement for any Merchant or Gentleman and his Family, wishing to pass the few hours of relaxation from Business remote from the noise and bustle of the Town. And the Terms of Sale will be made extremely easy to an approved purchaser, on application to the Subscriber on the Premises. Rodk. Young
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

For Hire [heading]
The Dwelling-House at present Occupied by the Subscriber on the North-Dam of Stabroek; the situation is so well known as not to require recommendation. Also for Sale, - The House opposite the Sluice of Plantation Vlessingen, lately occupied by Mr. Metcalf and at present by Mr. Fiske. - Good Terms will be given to an approved Purchaser for the latter, and the Rent will be made easy for the former to a good Tenant who will take it for a Year or two certain, as it is the intention of the Subscriber to quit Stabroek and reside in Mahaica. For particulars apply to Mr. Charles Fiske, or
R. S. Turton.
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

A Person that has long been in the habit of taking charge of Children on their way home, both from this and the Islands, will engage to take the same charge again to any part of Britain.
For particulars inquire at the Office of this Paper.
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

The Subscriber intending to leave the Colony in the middle or latter end of April, requests all Persons having Demands against him or Plantation Johanna, to render in their Accounts for Settlement, to enable his Attorny [sic] to liquidate them as soon as possible. Richard Adams.
Essequebo, March 16th, 1810.

For Sale. [heading]
Coffee Pulping Mills complete.
Enquire of the Subscriber on Plantation Endeavour, Canal No. 2.
Alexr. Cassie.
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

Custom-House, Demerary.
15th March, 1810.
Public Sale.
On Tuesday the 27th March 1810, will be Publickly Sold, for immediate Payment in Cash, 8 Oxen, 8 Horses, 4 1/2 puncheons and 1 barrel Whale Oil, 10 puncheons Corn, 12 puncheons Oats, 146 Hoes, 287 Axes, 1 close Carriage with Harness and long Reins, 2 firkins Butter, 2 barrels Beef, 3 barrels Corn Meal, 12 barrels Mackarel, 8 1/4 firkins Lard, 2 barrels Tar, 3 3/4 barrels Turpentine, 2 barrels Pitch, 1 barrel rosin, 11 Ploughs, with 8 Chains or Traces, 4 Swingle Trees & 3 Trevices & Pins, 2 Harrows, 4 Ox Yokes, 2 Ox Chains, 1 horse cart, 1 Hand Cart, 18 Scythes, 6 Bush Hooks, 6 Gimblets, 1825 W.O. Staves, 542 W.O. heading, 760 R.O. Staves, 1 Coil & a quarter Inch Tarred Rope, 12 Heads Bridles, 4 Blinders, 2 of which have reins & curbs, 1 set harness for Carriage Horses, 20 Collars for Mules and Cattle, 12 Back-Straps for ditto. - Seized by the Officers of His Majesty's Customs, and legally condemned in the Vice Admiralty Court of this Colony, for Illegal Importation.
Catalogues to be had, at the Custom-House, and at the Bar of the Union Coffee House.
John Forbes, Collector.
Jno. Ashley, Actg. Compt.

Imported in the Ship Sir Edward Pellew, from Glasgow, the following Goods which are offered for Sale: -
[first column]
4-4 Irish Linen; [sic - punctuation]
4-4 Cotton Shirting,
Linen and Cotton check,
Salempores in pieces of 15 yards,
Fancy Madrass handkfs,
Negro stripe Shirts,
Tapes and Bobbins assorted,
Ounce Thread,
Printed callicoes & cambrics,
[second column]
7-8 and 4-4 plain cotton cambric,
4-4 Cambric for Neck handherchiefs [sic],
Coloured stripe Jeans,
Cotton ankle socks,
Linen bed tick,
Shirt buttons,
Loaf Sugar 5 to 6 pounds each Loaf,
Cogniac brandy.
[end columns]
John Mackintosh.
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

For Sale. [heading]
A neat second-hand Chaise & Harness.
Inquire of Mr. David Gold, Cumingsburg.
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

For Sale, for Cash only. [heading]
At the Shop of the Subscriber in Cumingsburg, Boots and Shoes, Calf and Seal Skins, Soal [sic] and Pump Leather, Shoe-blacking, Boot and Shoe Mountings, and a general assortment of Shoe-Makers Tools.
John Arnot.
Who carries on the Boot and Shoe-makers Business (for Cash only) and engages to give satisfaction to those who will please to favor him with their Custom. He requests those indebted to him to come forward and settle the same so as to enable him to meet his engagements.
Demerary, 17th March 1810.

Runaway from the Subscriber, the Negro Woman Molly, formerly the Property of Mr. Edward McSwiney, - she is of a yellow complexion, speaks English and Dutch, and is well known in and about Town, supposed to be harboured about Kingston. Any Person who will secure her in the Barrack [sic], or who may give such information to the Subscriber as may lead to her discovery will be handsomely Rewarded. Any Person harbouring her after this Notice shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
March 17th, 1810. George D. Daly.

Public Vendues. [heading]

On Thursday the 22d Instant; by order of Colin Macrae and J. H. Albouy q.q. will be Sold on the Premises; - The House and Lot in Cumingsburg for some time occupied by the late Lewis Sack and formerly by Messrs. Naghten & Fitzgerald; the Premises are very conveniently situated and adapted for business, have very lately been put in complete order, and like all the lots in that part of the Town, - a Freehold and is clear of all Incumbrances. Likewise on the same day and place will be sold, all the Household Furniture and remaining Merchandize of the late Lewis Sack, the latter consisting of white-pine lumber, beef, pork, pitch, tar, shingles, spruce spars, tobacco, smoked herrings, cod fish, rice, land oil, red oak shooks, temper lime, oars, blocks, a very fine large Punt, and a Clinker-built Boat.
N.B. The Terms of payment for the House and Lot will be made very easy.
March 17th. Kingston & McBean.

On Friday the 23d instant, will be exposed for sale at the Vendue Office, by order of V. A. Heyliger Esq. q.q. Plantation La Bonne Intention, - a Schooner Boat 3 1/2 Years Old, built by John McDonald at Mahaica, 38 feet Keel and 13 feet Beam.
Also by order of Benjamin Robinson, - a Negro Man Hamlet; Gin and Brandy in double cases of 15 bottles each.
March 17th. Kingston & McBean.

For Sale. [heading]
A Colony Built Schooner, two Months Old, with new Rigging, Sails, Anchors and Cables complete, [blank] feet Keel and [blank] feet Beam, she is faithfully Built and of the best materials, she can be seen off the American Stelling: - Terms of Sale my be known by applying to Messrs. C. & J. Ryan, or the Subscriber at Mahaicony.
March 17th. Russel Allyn.

Stolen, from the Blackguard Stelling, on the Night of the 14th instant, - a four Oar'd American-Built Boat; - her bottom newly painted white. Whoever will bring her to the Subscribers or give Information where she may be found, will be handsomely Rewarded.
March 17th. Wardrop & Ferguson.

This is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony:
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'Alle[grave]e, 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.
James Greenwood and Family, by the first opportunity to Boston, (N.A.) after the expiration of 14 days, - from the 9th of March 1810.
Thomas Fitzgerald, in 14 days, from 12th March.
Michael Daxon, in ditto. do.
John Hodges, in ditto. do.
Honble. Thos. Cuming, in ditto. do.
David Cornfoot, with his Servant Andrew, in all the Month of May.
Mrs. Welch and Children with 62 Slaves, in 14 days, - from 13th March.
Daniel Brown, in 3 Weeks, - from 16th March.
Ed. Mathews, in 14 days or one Month, from do.
Robt. Marshall, in 3 Weeks, - from do.
Willm. H. Watt, in 14 days or one Month, - do.
Hendk. ten Ham, in 14 days, - from ditto.
Pat. Coffey, in 14 days, - from the 17th March.
Wm. Yearwood, in ditto or one Month, from do.
H. Van Kerkwyk, in 14 days, - from ditto.
C. T. Tinne, first Clerk. [no citing of Secretary's Office or date]

Notice is hereby given at the request of Mrs. Welch, that all Persons having Demands against her, either in prive[grave] or q.q. will please to render them to Mr. A. Cart, (who holds her Power) for Settlement, and that such as are indebted to her, will please Pay the same to him.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, 16th March 1810.
C. T. Tinne, first Clerk.

The only arrival worth notice since our last is an American Brig from Portland, bringing a Boston Paper of the 15th ulto. - and with the use of which we were kindly favoured this morning.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.
March 16th. Brig Abeona, Capt. Steward, from Portland. - Lumber and Fish.
CLEARED. - None.

Died. - On Thursday morning, on Pl. Le Ressouvenir, after a short illness, much regretted, Mr. G. H. Middeweg.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves

in the Colony Stocks of Demerary, 17th March, 1810.



Brought by



Abary Ferry.


Chas. Beausobre,






Thos. Laurence,

Pl. Foulis.


G. F. Engels,

Pl. Ruimveld.


Pl. Non Pareille,




Thos. Smith.


Pl. Middly,

J. Verwaye.





Christy, in Berbice

Jas. Caple.



Pl. Sophia.


Pl. New Hope,

Pl. Land Canaan.



Pl. Turkeyen.


Chs. de Beausobre,

Ant. Osborn.



Pl. La Penitence.


Pl. Ruimveld,

Pl. Sophia.


Pl. Good Intent,





S. G. Martens, Drossaart.

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