ESSEQUEBO [Colophon] & DEMERARY
ROYAL [Colophon] GAZETTE.
May 8th, 1810.
His Excellency H. W. Bentinck, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the
Colonies of Demerary and Essequebo, and their Dependent Districts, Vice Admiral
of the same, and President in all Courts and Colleges, &c. &c. &c.
a vacancy has taken place in the College of Kiezers of this River, in
consequence of the Honble. Joseph Beete, having been elected a Member of the
Honble. the Court of Policy of these Colonies and Whereas it is now necessary
that a new Financial Representative for Demerary be elected in the room of the
said Honble. Joseph Beete.
have thought fit to issue this my Proclamation, whereby calling on all
Inhabitants who, being possessed of Five and Twenty Slaves or upwards, are
entitled to vote for the election of Kiezers and Financial Representatives, to
give in their Votes both for a Kiezer and for a Financial Representative for
Demerary in the room of the said Honble. J. Beete.
Votes, which ought to be Signed and contained in a Sealed note, must be
deposited before the 28th inst. at the Government Secretary's Office, where a
Sealed Box shall be placed to receive them, and upon the expiration of that
time the said Votes will be examined with the usual formalities and the Person
elected to the vacant Situations proclaimed accordingly.
at the King's House in Stabroek,
this 7th May 1810.
T. Tinne, Dy. Secty.
is hereby given to all whom it may concern, that His Excellency the Governor
has been pleased to postpone the Roll and Commissary Court of Demerary, which
was to take place on Monday the 14th inst. until Wednesday the 16th inst.
Stabroek, 7th May 1810.
His Excellency's Command,
T. Tinne, Dy. Secty.
of Ordnance, [heading]
8th May, 1810.
Wanted - L 1000 Sterling.
the Following Bills, viz -
1, L 300.
7, 50, - L 1000.
at Thirty days sight, on the Right Honble. and Honble Board Ordnance. Sealed
Tenders for the above Bills will be received by the Subscriber Endorsed -
"Tender for Bills of Exchange" till 12 o'Clock on Thursday the 10th
Instant, when they will be opened in the presence of His Excellency Governor
Bentinck, or in his absence before the acting Governor, and the highest
Exchange offered will be prefered [sic].
Royal, May 8th, 1810. [heading]
Tuesday Evening next, the 15th Instant, will be Performed
Tragedy of "Douglas"
new and much admired entertainment of
by the Drury-Lane Company
the Lyceum Theatre.
of Tickets as usual.
Subscribers will be thankfull to the Shippers in the Brig Mary, for Bristol, to
send their Produce on board with all speed, as she sails the 19th instant with
His Majesty's Sloop Kite.
8th. Thos. Shute.
or Stolen. [heading]
Plantation Success, on the East Side of the River Demerary, a White Terrier
Bitch with a black Spot over one of her Eyes, and answers to the name of Spot.
Any Person having found a Bitch of that description, leaving it at Success, or
with the Printer of this Paper, will be handsomely rewarded.
Subscriber, lately arrived from Europe per the Ship Nereid, Capt. Johnson,
takes this early opportunity of informing his Friends and the Public at large
that he has taken the House formerly occupied by John McAulay Esq. in North
Street, where he intends carrying on the Cleaning and Repairing of Clocks and
Watches in all its various Branches - he flatters himself he will give every
satisfaction to his employers, and they may depend that work entrusted to his
care will be done on the shortest notice.
May 1810. Alexr. Scott.
for Sale. [heading]
Landed by the Subscriber at Two Joes per Barrel, Cash down,
is selling off the remainder of his Goods at very reduced prices for ready
money, which consist of - White callicoes in large pieces of 1 1/2 yard wide,
corded dimities, cotton cambrics 1 1/2 yard wide, Indigo blue in 4 lb papers,
very fine printed callicoes in pieces of 28 yards, fine and coarse Irish linen,
black silk florentine, Lady's and Gentleman's silk hats, check, Golding's Rose
and Lavender Water, Boots and shoes, Youth's do. Wax leather skins, and a few
boxes excellent yellow Soap. He also offers for Sale 13 Stuff'd Birds of
different kinds, which are put up in a very elegant manner, and worth the
attention of any Gentleman going to England, they are in Box frames with
8th May 1810. M. J.
House at present occupied by the Subscriber in Middle-Street, suitable either
for Mercantile Business or for the residence of a Private Family.
two Water Vats. For particulars enquire of
8th May 1810.
Subscriber intending to leave the Colony for a short time, requests all Persons
having Demands against him to render them for payment in all this month.
offers for Sale a few head of Cattle of a good breed, likewise a Horse, and a
few articles of Household Furniture.
Peter's Hall, 7th May 1810.
good Brigantine Louisa, Burthen 150 Tons Register.
arrived in this River with a Cargo of Provisions from Cork; she is well found
in every respect, as good as new, and in complete order for the immediate
reception of a Cargo. This Vessel is well worth the attention of any Planter
or Merchant who has, or will have, a good quantity of Coffee to ship, she being
particularly calculated for the carriage of that sort of Produce. She will be
sold very reasonable to an approved Purchaser. For further Particulars apply
at Bel Air to
8. John Staunton.
Monday the 21st of May will be Sold at Vendue by order of the Executors of Eve
Ann Jordan, - Household Furniture consisting of an elegant Sideboard made of
Colony Wood by Hadfield, mahogony [sic] dining tables with D ends, Sophas,
Chairs, Liquor Cases, Night Chairs, Wash hand stands, Knife Cases, mahogany
Cloathes Press, Painted ditto, mahogany Card and Breakfast tables. One large
Colony wood Beadstead [sic] made by Hadfield, with Furniture, mattrasses
Pillows and Bolster complete, Two small Bedsteads with Furniture, Toilet tables
and Looking Glasses, Wash hand stands, One set China table service compleat,
Glass ware, Cruet stands, Bed and table Linen and other articles of Household
and Kitchen Furniture; Dry Goods of different kinds, One Carpenter Negro and
such House Negroes & Huckster Women which remain unsold on the day of Sale,
One Cow and Calf, Two 1000 Gallon Vatts. Also a Dwelling House 40 by 15 feet
with a Gallery of 8 feet newly erected and made of Colony wood with excellent
Out Buildings &c. possessing every convenience desirable for a Family, with
two Water Vatts, terms will be made liberal to the Purchaser, situated on Lott
No. 2 under the Row of Trees front Plantation Vlessingen.
8th. Kingston & McBean.
is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this
Adriana Rousselet, with her Servant Pamelia, in 14 days or 6 Weeks, - from the
Jamison, in 14 days or 6 weeks, - 25th April.
Thomas, in 14 days or with the Ship Nereid.
Eckly, in 14 days, from the 27th April.
Waardenburg, in 14 days from ditto.
Corbet, in 14 days, or with the Ship Sir Edward Pellew, - April 28th.
Hamilton, in 14 days, from 30th April.
Payne, in ditto or 6 Weeks, from 2d May.
McBain and family, in 14 days from ditto.
Macrae, in ditto, from ditto.
King in ditto or 5 Weeks, from 3d May.
Bell, in 14 days or 6 Weeks, from 4th May.
Cornfoot, in ditto, ditto, 4th do.
Johnson, in 14 days, from the 7th May, or with the Ship Nerid [sic].
Chapman, in 14 days or 6 weeks, from 7 May.
McMahon, in 14 days, from 7th May.
Riordan, in 3 Weeks, from 8th May.
Elizabeth Haddon, in 14 days or 6 weeks, from the 8th May.
Tinne, senior Clerk. [no citing of Secretary's Office or date]
the following Persons have Petitioned the Honble. the Court of Policy of Essequebo
and Demerary, for Letters of Manumission for the afternamed Slaves, as follows:
S. Masse q.q. G. Mekern, for the Mulatto Woman Mary.
M. Spooner for the Mulatto Boy John, belonging to the Estate of the late A.
Cuming for two coloured Children named Andrew and William, the property of
Andrew Cuming deceased.
Herault for a Negro Woman named Constantia and her two Mulatto Children Abraham
Phillipus and Jacoba Johanna.
Avery for two Mulatto Children named Sarah and Isaac, his Property.
those who may have any right or title to said Slaves, are hereby Notified to
give in their Claims, either at the Commandement in Essequebo or at the
Secretary's Office in Demerary, between this date and the next ensuing Ordinary
meeting of the Court of Policy aforesaid, as the Court will then proceed to
give such orders on the said several Petitions as it shall see meet.
Office, Demerary, 3d May, 1810.
Command of the Court,
T. Tinne, Dy. Secty.
Cash Prices of Produce in Stabroek this day.
- 16 to 16 1/2 stivs. Sugar - 3 to 3 1/2 stivers.
- 9 1/2 to 10. Rum (C. P.) - 22 & 1/2
Mail-Boat which arrived here on Sunday left Barbados Tuesday last, and brought
with the 1st March Mail, London Papers to the 17th March, and the Barbados
Mercury of the first of May; . . .
Excellency General Dalrymple, Governor of Berbice, arrived here on Saturday
Excellency Governor Bentinck is now in Essequebo: [illegible] gone there in
order to preside at the Court now [illegible] at Fort Island.
Sloop General Hodgson, Capt. Bowen, from Barbados [illegible[ Cargo of Flour
for Government, arrived here on Saturday evening, she also brought 3 Officers,
61 Soldiers, [illegible] Women and some Children, belonging to the 1st Batt. of
Mail-Boat will sail from hence this Evening.
night the Ship Amelia, from London, consigned to Messrs. Johnson, Dyett,
McGarel & Co. arrived off the Bar, after a passage of six weeks.
Entered and Cleared since our last.
7 Sloop Genl. Hodgson, Cap. Bowen, Barbados - Flour.
Schr. Shark, Hicks, Surinam - mackarel, tar, nails.
Guiana, Cushing, Do. and Berbice - Tar, &c.
Good Intent, Strickland, Barbados - Flour, rice, Butter, Candles,
8 Ann, DeMunnick, St. Kitts - Salt &c.
of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, now Confined in the Colony Stocks of Essequebo,
3d May, 1810.
The Negroes of Adventure
The Negroes of Adventure
J. J. Deeges,
V. D. Wagt, Schout.
Printed and Published
Tuesday and Saturday Afternoon
Edward James Henery.