Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1811 February 02


Vol. VI.]

[No. 342.


THE Governor has been pleased to appoint R. L. ASHINGTON Esq. one of his Aides-de-Camp, with the Rank of Lieut-Colonel.
King's House, Demerary, 2d February, 1811.
By His Excellency's Command,
L. VAN ROSSUM, Gov. Secty.

ALL Persons holding Licences to cut Timber on Government Land in the Colonies of Demerary and Essequebo, are hereby ordered to exhibit such Licences at the Government Secretary's Office, within Six Weeks from this date, for the purpose of having them examined or renewed, - and all Licences not exhibited within the time abovemention [sic] will be null and void.
King's House, Stabroek, 2d February, 1811.
By Command,
L. VAN ROSSUM, Gov. Secty.

ANY Person wishing to Contract for three Months to deliver to the Civil Commissary's Department, forty-eight Quintals of Newfoundland COD FISH, and two hundred and twenty Gallons of RUM, the Fish to be delivered Monthly sixteen Quintals and the Rum eight days after the tender is approved of.
Sealed tenders will be received at the Government Secretary's Office, from this date until the 10th instant, when the same will be opened by His Excellency the Governor, and the lowest offer accepted.
J. R. BRANDT, Commisy.
Stabroek, Demerary, 2d February 1811.

HIS MAJESTY's Packet, the Windsor Castle, Capt. Sutton, will leave Demerary for Barbados, on Thursday Morning the 7th February.
Post Office, 2d February, 1811.

Stands A 1 at LLOYDS, and will positively Sail hence on the 25th February. For Freight or Passage apply to the said Master, or
Cumingsburg, 2d February, 1811.

The new Brig UNION,
Burthen 307 Tons.
Will Sail the first Springs in March. For Freight or passage apply to the Master on board or at the Store of HUGH DOUGLAS Esq.
American Stelling, 2d February 1811.

THE ULYSSES for Liverpool, being a few Packages short of her loading, in consequence of her taking a much larger Cargo than was expected, the Subscriber will be thankful to his Friends for any thing they can send along-side in al the next Week; as she will certainly Sail the ensuing Springs.
Feby. 2d, 1811. WM. ROACH.

JUST received and for Sale by the Subscriber, an assortment of the most fashionable
Straw Bonnets and Hats,
Dressed and Plain.
New Town, 2d February 1811. C. CLIFTON.

McInroy, Sandbach & Co.
HAVE received by the Brig Union, Captain BARLOW, from Liverpool, First Quality Irish Butter, which they offer for Sale at their Store.
Werk & Rust, 2d February 1811.

ANY quantity of White or what is commonly called BARBADOS YAMBS, may be had, at the following prices, on Plant: Land of Canaan, for
Cash only: -
f 8 per Hundred Pounds
f 77 per Thousand, and for 5000 lbs:
and upwards f 70 per thousand.
Enquire of the Manager.
Demerary, 2d February 1811.

FROM Unavoidable circumstance the Managers are obliged to postpone the Performance which was to have been this Evening, until Tuesday next the 5th instant.

Colman's Celebrated Comedy in Five Acts called

Or the Englishman's Fire-Side.
Peregrine - An Amateur.
Sir Simon Rochdale - Mr. Blunt.
Frank Rochdale - An Amateur.
Lord Fitz Balamm - An Amateur.
Hon. Tom Shuffleton - Mr. Vining.
Job Thornberry - An Amateur.
John Bur - Mr. Blunt.
Dennis Brulgruddery - Mr. Jones.
Dan - An Amateur.
Steward, Servants, &c.
Lady Caroline Braymore - Gard.
Mary Thornberry - Fiske.
Mrs. Brulgruddery - Gard.

Between the Play and farce will be Sung the favourite Song of "Tom Starboard."

Murphy's admired Farce in Two Acts, called

Old Philpot - An Amateur.
Young Philpot - An Amateur.
Sir Jasper Wilding - Mr. Blunt.
Young Wilding - Mr. Jones.
Beaufort - An Amateur.
Dapper - Mr. Vining.
Quilldrive - Mr. Jones.
Maria - Gard.
Corinna - Fiske.
FRIDAY, February 1st, 1811.

Dissolution of Copartnership.
The Firm of LEWIS, LESTER & AVERY was dissolved on the first day of August last, in consequence of the death of one of the Partners.
It is therefore absolutely necessary to bring the concern to a close as soon as possible. - All those Indebted to the said concern are requested to settle the same without delay, and those having any Demands against them are requested to render the same for settlement. The Boat-Building business will in future be carried on under the Firm of LEWIS & AVERY.
Demerary, 2d February 1811.

THE Undersigned hereby intimates to all those Indebted to the Firm of JOHN CUTHBERTSON & Co. or to himself individually, to come forward and settle their accounts in all this month, to enable him to close his concerns; should they not comply they must abide by the consequences.
He further intimates that it has come to his knowledge that people under different names have been demanding payment of the debts due to the late Firm of JAMES LYON & Co. It is hereby declared that no power has been given to any Person, but those legally constituted, to collect debts or dispose of Property in any shape, without the signature of the undersigned, both for himself and in his quality.
The Premises in America Street are for Sale. Enquire of Mr. IVER, Mr. LYON, or
February 2d, 1811. ANDW. BLACKWOOD.

WILL be given by the Subscriber for apprehending the Thief, or Thieves, who since his departure last for Surinam, broke into his Store and took out two small HAIR TRUNKS containing Thirty-six Dozen of MOCK MADRASS HANDKERCHIEFS.
Should any of this article be exposed for Sale under suspicious circumstances, It is hoped they may be stopped and information given to
Demerary, 2d February 1811.

RUNAWAY on the 12th December 1810, in Company with another Negro from Plantation Huwelyk's Zorg, River Saramacca, a Slave named JOE, a Carpenter by trade, and the Property of Mr. JOHN HOLLIDAY of this Colony. Said Negro is stout and well made, about 5 feet 8 inches high, walks rather lame, speaks English a little and the Creole French. Whoever apprehends and returns him to Mr. JOHN HOLLIDAY or the Subscriber will be liberally rewarded.
Of His Majesty's Customs, Paramaribo, Surinam.
or to JNO. P. HICKS, Demerary.
February 2d, 1811.

Summonses by Edict.
BY Virtue of three extracts of the minutes of the Honorable Court of Justice, dated 23d January 1811. Are herewith by me the undersigned First Marshal, in name and behalf of -
1st. - MARTHA FERRIER, Widow of ROBERT RIDLEY, likewise acting in this instance for C. D. FORRESTER, as Deliberating Executrix and Executor of the said Robert Ridley deceased.
2d. - J. C. WOLFF and A. CART, in their quality as Executors of the Estate and effects of HANNAH LANDROY deceased, appointed by His Excellency the Governor in the place of J. V. D. PAADEVOORT and S. CRAMER, who have renounced And
3d. - A. OSBORN in quality as Executor, together with J. OSBORN, for whom he acts of the Estate and effects of MARY PACKWOOD deceased, Widow of the late THOMAS OSBORN.
For the Second Time by Edict Summoned!
All known and unknown Creditors of the Estates and effects of the late ROBERT RIDLEY, HANNAH LANDROY, and THOMAS OSBORN and MARY PACKWOOD, and likewise of Plantation COVENT GARDEN and PROSPECT.
To appear before the Honorable Commissary of the Court of Justice, at the 14 days Roll Court, to be held in the Town of Stabroek, on the 11th day of February next. In order respectively to deliver and make good their Claims. Whereas after the expiration of the fourth and last Edictal Summons, the non-appearers will be proceeded against according to Law.
Rio Demerary, 30th January 1811.
M. SMIT, First Marshal.


On Monday and Tuesday the 11th and 12th Instant, will be sold at the Store of WILLIAM LUCAS, the whole of his Goods on hand, consisting of -
Blue and black broad cloths, Carlisle check, Bengal stripe, 6-4 and 4-4 cambric, muslins of various descriptions, printed cambric and callicoes, Madrass and pullicat handkerchiefs, ginghams and furniture checks, Gentlemens shirts and waistcoats, linen platillas, Ladies' black morocco shoes in small trunks, Gentlemen's boots and shoes, lace, seersuckers, Gentlemen's umbrellas, do. hats, a few tierces porter, and barrels tobacco. Also a large assortment of East India Goods, amongst which are blue and white salempores.
The whole of the above Goods will be sold by the package, or in such lots as may best suit purchasers, at three months credit to those whose purchases may not amount to two Thousand Guilders, and at Three and Six months credit to such persons who may buy to that amount or upwards on each day's Sale.
February 2d. KINGSTON & MCBEAN.

On Friday the 15th February, [see 18110126EDRG] . . .
Also by order of W. GIBSON Esq. - the Lease of part of Lot No. 18 with the Buildings thereon, situated in Middle Street, Bridge Town, front of Plantation Vlissingen, consisting of a Dwelling House 36 feet long 23 1/2 feet wide, and one story high, with a back Gallery 8 feet wide, and raised on blocks of 5 feet; together with Kitchen, Negro house, Horse stable, &c. The situation is favourable for mercantile business, the Dwelling house being of hard wood, the Lot free from ground-rent and completely railed in. Also one complete boat negro and a woman a good washer; they are sold for no fault the owner intending to leave the Colony.
Terms for the Lot and Buildings 6, 9, and 12 months. Do. for Negroes, 3 months.
January 26th. KINGSTON & MCBEAN.

On Monday the 25th February [see 18110126EDRG] . . .
Also by order of Mr. DICKSON - Five or six Field Negroes who have been accustomed to working a task gang.
January 26th. KINGSTON & MCBEAN.


THIS is to inform the
Public, that the follow-
ing Persons intend
quitting this Colony;-

deezer Colonie word gead-
verteerd dat de volgende
Persoonen von voorneemen
zyn van hier na elders te
vertrekken, viz;

A. Hewlings in 14 days or 6 weeks from 14th Jany.
Peter Kemp, in 14 days or one month, from 18th Jan.
G. Barck, in 14 days, from 22d January.
Henry King, in 14 days or One Month, from 23d Jan.
Peter Halliday, in 14 days or 5 weeks from 23d do.
John Auld, in 3 Weeks or One Month from 23d do.
James Moffat, in do. or do. from 23d do.
James H. Curtis, in 14 days or 3 Weeks from 25th do.
John Henery in 14 days from the 28th January.
Mrs. E. N. Walcott and Family, in ditto from do.
Mary Tape in 14 days or 6 Weeks, from 28th Jany
Saml. Dowdle in 14 days from the 1st February.
Antoine St. Felix in 14 days or 6 Weeks from ditto.
Joseph Templeman, in ditto, do. do.
A. TINNE, senior Clerk.

OUT of the Subscriber's Coat Pocket, on Monday evening last, a POCKET BOOK, containing sundry OBLIGATIONS, ACCOUNTS, &c. and Two Colony Papers of f 44 each. Payment of the Notes of Hand being stopped, they can be of no use to any Person but the Subscriber, who will be much obliged on their being restored to him.
Demerary, 2d February 1811.

Average Cash Prices of Produce in Stabroek this day.
Cotton - 15 to 15 1/2 stivs. Sugar - 3 1/2 to 4 stivers.
Coffee - 7 to 7 1/2. Rum (C.P.) - 20 to 22 1/2

The Windsor Castle, Ship Packet, Capt. SUTTON, arrived yesterday with the Mail for December. The London Papers by her are to the 24th of that month, from which we have made some selections.

The Packet will leave this for Barbados on Thursday next.

We learn that the Army Ship Emma, having Brigadier General BONHAM on board, arrived at Surinam on Tuesday last, for the purpose of conveying to Barbados Major-General MUNRO, who, it is said, is to take the command of an expedition fitting out at Barbados for the purpose of quelling an insurrection among the Spaniards at the Caraccas.

The American Government has recently borrowed from the National Bank a loan of 3,750,000 dollars, bearing 6 per cent. Interest, and to be reimbursed in December, 1811, unless Congress shall refuse to grant a charter to the Bank, in which case the loan is to be reimbursed with three months aftre the Bank shall demand the same.

Jan. 31 Schr. Favourite, Cap. Freeman, from New-London, Horses, Shooks, &c.
---- Miranda, Perkins, Kennebuck, - Lumber.
Brig Union, - Barlow, - Liverpool, - Gen. cargo.
Feb. 1 Schr. Shark, - Hicks, - Surinam, - Perry, &c.
2 Ship Argo, - Procter, - Liverpool, - Gen. cargo.
---- Enterprise, - Miller, - London, - Ballast.

Jan. 31 Ship Lord Collingwood, Cap. Spidding, for Liverpool.
Brig Fortune, - Wilson, - London.
Feb. 1 Schr. Good Intent, - Strickland, - Barbados.
Brig Traveller, - Nowlan, - St. Bartholomews.
2 Snow Wm. Rathbone, - Kennan, - Liverpool.

LIST of Runaway and Arrested SLAVES in the
Colony Stocks of DEMERARY, 2d February 1811.



Brought by





Boed. G. F. Engels,



Boed. Rood,




Arabische Kust.






Pl. Rome.


Mary Iver,



Doct. Arenburg,



Boed. Duym,


S. G. MARTENS, Drossart.

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