Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1810 June 16

Vol. V.]


[No. 276.

Saturday, June 16th, 1810.

The Subscriber has just Landed, and for Sale at his Store on Mr. Good's Stelling,
Cod Fish and Tar.
Also on hand,
Mackarel, Cordage, Spermaceti Candles, Soap, half-crown Nails, Paint Oil, &c. &c.
June 16th. Jno. P. Hicks.

Notice. [heading]
The Undersigned on settling Accounts with the late Mr. Robert Craig on the 7th May 1808, did then pass his Obligation for f 534 . 5, and ow mbe 17th June following he made a payment to Mr. Craig of three hogshead Sugar amounting to f 407 5, for which he received a seperate receipt, specifying that the same should be allowed on the Obligation, which Mr. Craig said he had mislaid. Since that time the Subscriber has heard nothing of it, although he has made enquiry of Mr. Craig's Representative and even examined the Inventory of the deceased's Effects.
This is therefore to Caution the Public against taking the said Obligation, should it be offered by any Person in payment, as it is already overpaid. The Subscriber will be thankful for any information respecting it.
Hugh Stephenson.
Demerary, 16th June 1810.

Runaway some Months past, a Negro Girl named Mary, of the Mandingo Nation, had a sore on one of her legs, small size, and thick lips. Whoever will apprehend her, or lodge her in the Barracks will be rewarded.
Betsy Douglas.
Stabroek, 16th June 1810.

For Liverpool. [heading]
The fast-sailing new Brig Louisa, Dennis Murphy, Master.
Has excellent accommodations for Passengers and will leave this, early next Month, having the greatest part of her Cargo engaged. For Freight apply to Mr. Staunton on Bel Air Estate, and for Passage to the Master on board. 16th June 1810.

Fresh Medicines for Sale. [heading]
The Subscriber, now removed to the House lately occupied by Mr. Otto, offers Medicines of the best quality at reduced prices.
Medicines made up in single doses at ten stivers the ordinary dose.
Some articles of Surgical Instruments, in the minor operations in Surgery.
A Young Man will be in constant attendance to execute all orders, and his carefulness, method and dispatch of business may be relied on.
J. L. Smith
Bridge-Town, 16th June, 1810.

The Subscribers have imported in the Ship Aurora, from Glasgow, the following Articles which they offer for Sale at their Store: -
[first column]
Irish sheeting,
Ditto Linen,
Linen and cotton checks,
India Salempores,
Ladies white fashionable Beaver Bonnets,
Ditto black silk ditto,
Ditto fancy Jubilee fashionable straw ditto,
Ditto split straw ditto,
Ready made Cloaths consisting of superfine cloth Coatees different colours, Round Robins &c.
Flannel Jackets bound with silk ribbon,
Superfine cloth Pantaloons,
Black silk handkerchiefs.
[second column]
Setts of Table ware,
Silver table Spoons & Soup Ladles to match,
Tea & desert silver Spoons,
Silver-mounted wine corks,
Tea and refined Sugar,
Mess Beef in barrels,
Hoes, Cutlasses, Shovels and Pruning Knives,
Buck axes,
Frying Pans,
Vat and Puncheon Rivets,
Ditto Hoops,
Sheet Lead,
Lines 15 to 30 fathoms,
Window Glass 10 by 14, 11 by 14 and 12 by 16.
[end columns]
[the following added to this advertisement in the issue of June 16th]
Also on hand of late importations: [centered]
[first column]
Gin and Brandy,
Port and Madeira Wine,
Old rum,
Porter and Beer in bottles,
Best Durham mustard,
Stoughton's bitters,
Soap and Candles,
Boots and Shoes,
Pump leather,
Do. Tacks,
Nails 4d to 30dy,
HL and hook & eye hinges,
Cotton Gin Cranks with screws and braces,
Grid irons,
Long, Jack, trying smoothing and bead planes,
Socket chizels,
Oil stones,
Whip saw files,
Tenon, cross-cut and whip Saws,
Broad and felling axes,
Coopers' adzes and drivers,
Do. Compasses,
Window bolts,
Steel plates and capooses,
Sugar strainers,
Gunpowder and shot,
Shot belts, sod irons,
White paint,
Linseed and Neatsfoot oil,
Spirits Turpentine,
Gentlemen's best hogskin Saddles,
Curry combs and brushes,
Mane combs and spunges,
Single and double bridles,
Shoe brushes and blacking,
Sein and sewing twine,
Negro Jackets lined and unlined,
[second column]
Blue trowsers,
Sailor Jackets with metal buttons,
Sailors check shirts,
Do. Red Flannel do.
Hats and Kilmarnock caps,
Suits of Colours for Colony Craft,
Cotton bagging,
Blocks of all sizes
,Hooks and thimbles,
Iron Pots 1 to 3 gallons,
Vase Lamps,
Wine decanters,
Tumblers and wine glasses,
Finger cups blue and white,
Gentlemen's patent silk hats,
Cotton counterpanes,
Musquito netting,
Cotton and Linen britannias,
Do. do. plattillas,
Blue handkerchiefs,
Boat Cloaks,
Green gauze and baize,
Russia sheeting,
Black and green cloths,
Cotton stockings & socks,
Ladies shoes and boots,
Black muslin,
Best buckskin gloves
Bed tick,
Rich Furniture chintz,
Ladies black silk hats,
Looking glasses,
Back gammon boxes,
Writing desks,
Stationary, &c. &c.
[end columns]
Hugh McKenzie & Co.
Demerary, 12th June 1810.

For Sale [heading]
By the Subscriber at his Store in Cumingsburg, formerly belonging to William King & Co.
[first column]
New Yorkshire and Cumberland hams,
Very nice mutton hams,
Tripe in Jars and kegs,
Scotch salted Salmon in firkins,
Highland Herrings in do.
Ox Tongues in do.
Irish butter in firkins and half firkins,
Beef and Pork,
Soap and candles,
Coarse & fine salt in barrels,
London bottled porter and pale ale,
Perry and cyder,
Pickles in cases assorted,
Mushroom catsup,
White French vinegar,
Brown strong vinegar,
Split pease and pearl barley in kegs,
Fresh Gunpowder, black & Green tea,
Refined sugar per loaf or per puncheon,
Lamp oil in jars and barrels,
Inverness cotton bagging,
Nail assorted 6dy to 40dy,
Padlocks, Stock locks,
Hasps, staples & H L hinges
[second column]
London printed and white marseilles and India jean Waistcoats,
Fine Indian jean pantaloons,
Blue and yellow nankeen pantaloons,
Fine brown linen do.
Fine cassimere do.
Cravats, suspenders & gloves
Water proof silk and beaver Hats,
Childrens do.
London made military, top'd and hessian boots,
Planter's strong ancle boots,
Gentlemens fine dress and half dress London shoes,
Sadlery of all kings,
Leather portmanteaus,
Whips, best plated spring Spurs,
Fine Checks,
Blue Salempores and fine brown holland,
Large folio and cap paper,
Black edged, gilt, and plain Letter do.
Do. Note paper,
Quills, ink powder, sealing wax, wafers, pencils, &c.
And a variety of other Articles.
[end columns]
Also on hand,
A few Pipes and Hogsheads choice old Madeira Wine, and per dozen, Real French brandy, Hollands and fine flavoured old rum in kegs from 5 gals. to 20 gals. per gal. and per doz.
At his cooperage,
Water Vatts of any size made to order of the best materials, Rum puncheons, Coffee casks and Molasses casks, Long wood hoops, Iron puncheon and Vatt hoops and rivetts [sic], Ash oars, and a few thousand feet of W. P. Lumber, and some chalk, - very reasonable for immediate payment.
Expected - a fresh supply of Irish Provisions.
Henry Osbn. Seward. [centered]
Also for Sale or Hire, - The House formerly belonging to Mr. Blair, on the Brick Dam - the House the Subscriber now lives in, in Cumingsburg, and the railed-in Lot opposite his House and Stores and next to that lately Mr. King's, Cumingsburg, in Lots agreeable to purchasers.
Demerary, 16th June 1810.

A Capable Boat Captain to hire.
Enquire of Mr. A. D. Guthrie, Robb's Stelling.
Demerary, 16th June 1810.

Marshal's Office. [heading]
The Undersigned hereby makes known to all whom it may concern, that the Executional Sale of Plantation Peter's Hall, which was appointed to be on Saturday the 16th instant, has been postponed until the 14th day of July next.
Rio Demerary, 15th June 1810.
M. Smit, first Marshal.

Public Vendues. [heading]

On Wednesday the 20th June will be exposed for sale at the Vendue Office, by order of J. McIntosh Esq.
1 Backgammon box, 1 travelling writing desk, 26 dozen and 11 Scissors assorted, 38 dozen common razors, 34 dozen and 2 table knives and forks, 17 dozen and 6 desert do. 16 pair carvers, 4 dozen and 10 tea knives, 2 dozen and 6 Soap boxes, 3 dozen Soap brushes, 5 shot belts, 4 Carpenter's rules, 6 long and smoothing planes, 34 double and single plane irons, 7 Wright's squares, 32 Brad awls, 2 Braces and bitts, 22 hand and tenon saws, 138 gouges, mortice and firmin chizels, 195 half round, flat, rat tail and hand saw files, 16 augers, a case with pair brass Pistols, and a single barreled Gun, 2 double barreled Guns, 16 dozen unlined Negro blue Jackets, Iron Boilers with patent cocks, portable razors in cases white hafted razors, 6 small Dressing cases, empty trunks, boot hooks.
Also at the same time, about forty puncheons, to be seen that day at the Commissary's Stores.
June 16th. Kingston & McBean.

On Monday the 16th July will be exposed for Sale by order of C. N. Bollers and R. S. Turton Esqrs. q.q. Jas. Pemberton decd. on Plantn. Concord, Mahaica, -
Household furniture consisting of Mahogany Dining Tables with D ends, Pembroke and card do. side boards, Mahogany and Cherry-tree chairs, Liquor cases, Medicine chests, Bedsteads, Mattresses, Bolsters and Pillows, Chest drawers, Writing Desks, Knives and forks, Silver Table and Tea spoons, Plated cruet stands, Silver Waiters, China and Glass ware, Table and Bed linen, skillets of different sizes, a few dozen Madeira Wine and a few gallons old Rum, a few English Reading Books, also a Horse, Saddles and bridles, a few milch Cows, Heifers, Oxen and Sheep.
Also a piece of Land, situated in front of Mr. Visser's Estate in Mahaica Crek, known by the name of L'Retrait, containing one hundred and thirty three acres, of which thirty three is planted in plantains.
Also a piece of Land, in front of Mr. Barnwell's Estate, called Bagatelle, containing sixty seven acres, with a small House and side Buildings, &c.
June 16th. Kingston & McBean.

Secretary's Office. [heading]
This is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony:
George Laing in 14 days or one month from May [illegible]
Nicolas Veronique with a Slave Phoebe and her Child in 14 days from the 30th May.
John Estwick in 14 days or 3 weeks from ditto.
George Martin in 14 days from ditto.
C. W. E. Hofstede in 14 days from the 2d June.
Chas. Gunning in 14 days from 2d June or by the Ship Arirdne [sic].
Robert Kingston in 14 days from do. or by the Neried.
Festus McDonough in 14 days, from the 4th June.
John E. Macintosh in ditto, from the 5th June.
John Hill, in ditto, do.
Amelia Goding in 14 days or 6 weeks from 6th June.
Charlotte Gowdy in ditto, ditto, from do.
Robert Thomson in 14 days from the 7th June.
John Furnace in 14 days from the 8th June.
The Negro William King, by trade a Goldsmith, in 14 days from the 8th June.
John McAulay, in 14 days or 6 weeks from 12th June.
Robert Murray and Family in ditto, from ditto.
Alexr. Daniel Junr. in ditto or one month from ditto.
Peter Barchard, in 14 days, from the 15th June.
J. E. Somarsall will transport to Berbice, 35 Slaves (names to be seen at this Office) in 14 days from June 13.
A. Tinne, senior Clerk.

Huwelyks Bekendmaking. [heading]
Alzo De Heer Henry Austin, Weduwenaar van wylen Sarah Whitaker Thomas, gebooren te Barbados, ter eenre, En Jonckvrowe Charlotte Ann Sisnett
Meerderjaarige Jong Dochter gebooren te Barbados, ter andere.
Van voorneemens zyn met elkander een Wettig Huwelyk aan te gaan, waartoe zy op den 14 1810, door Heeren raaden Commissarissen uit den Edele Achtb. Hove van Justitie deezer Colonie in Ondertrouw zyn opgenoomen. Zoo word zulks mits deezen aan een iegelyk bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geene welke vermeenen zich teegen het Solemniseeren van het med. Huwelyk te kunnen opponeeren zulks in tyds zoude kunnen doen daar en zote behoord.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, deezer
Juny 1810. Zynde dit de Eerste Bekendmaaking
In kennisse van my,
C. T. Tinne, Sec.

Banns of Matrimony [heading]
Between Henry Austin, Widower, born in Barbados and Miss Charlotte Ann Sisnett, Spinster, also born in Barbados.
- for the 1st time,
Any Person knowing just cause or impediment why the above Parties should not be joined together in Holy Matrimony, must declare the same at the Colonial Secretary's Office. - Demerary, June 16th, 1810.
C. T. Tinne, Dy. Secty.

Runaway from the Subscriber, a tall black Woman far advanced in pregnancy, named Dorah, - She took with her, her Male Child called Hercules. Whoever will secure said Negroes and put them in the possession of the Subscriber, or lodge them in the Barracks, will receive a generous Reward.
June 16th. D. Russell.

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

This morning the Sloop Mary arrived from St. Bartholomews, she does not bring any intelligence.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.

June 12 Sloop Fanny, Capt. Jordan, from Boston, - Lumber, Tar &c.
-- 14 - Mary, Bommell, - Ste. Kitts & St. Bartholomews, Rice & Salt.

- 12 Schr. Nancy, Capt. Jeffrey, for Oronoque.
------- Sloop Mary, French, Barbados.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves in the Colony Stocks of Demerary, 16th June, 1810.



Brought by


Pl. Non Pareille,



J. L. Looff,




L. Fraser.



Chs. De Be[illegible]


Rose, Berbice,

J. D. Lacy.


Rose, ditto,

H. Marsh.


Cinglar in Berbice,

Pl. Sophia.



P. Heyliger.


Pl. Peter's Hall,



Mad. Macrae,

N. Cline.


Pl. Quaker's Hall,



Thos. Lawrence,



John Fraser,



Free Lucretia,

Pl. Ruimveld.


Chs. de Beausobre,




Pl. Vigelant.

S. G. Martens, Drossart.

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


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