ESSEQUEBO [Colophon] & DEMERARY
ROYAL [Colophon] GAZETTE.
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only first two pages; first page leftmost portion obscured in the gutter. The
preceding issue (18111231EDRG) is missing in the microfilm.]
JANUARY 4, 1812.
This Day is Published, [heading]
[illegible] Demerary & Essequebo
For the Year 1812. [centered]
Printed and sold at the Royal Gazette
[obscured] Subscriber respectfully
informs the Public,
[obscured] he has lately received from
Europe, a fresh
supply of [centered]
Medicines, Chemical & Galenical,
[obscured] Stationary, and Perfumery,
and Spices assorted; [centered]
[obscured] this date, he will dispose of
[obscured] has ever were sold heretofore
in this Colony,
[obscured] payment in Cash, or Produce
of good qua-
[obscured] requests all Persons indebted
to the late concern
[obscured] L. Davis, and Co. or to
[obscured] make immediate payment
[obscured] under the necessity of
putting their accounts
[obscured] , Jan. 1, 1812.
UNION COFFEE HOUSE. [heading]
January 1, 1812.
The Subscriber begs leave to offer his
most grateful acknowledgments to his friends, and the public in general, for
the liberal support he has received from them, and he flatters himself, from
the manner in which the Union Coffee House has been conducted, to merit further
their patronage. He begs leave to inform his friends, and the public, that in
addition to the bed-rooms in the large house, he has fitted up the
side-building in a suitable manner for bed-chambers and has improved his
stables to fourteen stalls, quite in the English style, where every attention
will be paid to Gentlemen's horses, &c.
He begs to call the attention of those
Gentlemen who are indebted to him either by notes of hand, open accounts, or
arrears of subscription, to the quarterly-balls, also the race ball, that they
will come forward with payment, to enable him to continue the establishment on
its present footing, and to make good the demands that are against him.
N. B. The new list of Subscribers for
the present year being nearly filled up, the first ball takes place this month,
the gentlemen, therefore who have not yet subscribed, and do not know of the
new subscription being opened, will please to call at the Union Coffee House,
where the list is left for inspection.
The Subscribers offer for sale,
Newfoundland COD FISH, of the first quality, in 4, 6, and 8 quintal casks; and
for which they will receive in payment, Coffee, Cotton, Rum, or Sugar.
January 4. H. Mackenzie & Co.
Ten Prime NEGROES for sale; four of
which are carpenters, and the rest sawyers. Apply at the Store of
January 3. T. Finlayson.
ABSENTED from Phillis Nutt, a Negro
WOMAN named Mary, of the Congo nation. She is tall and well-made; of a yellow
complexion; and speaks English and Dutch. Any person who will deliver her to
her owner, or lodge her in the colony-barracks, shall receive a reward of ONE
Demerary, Jan. 3.
JAMES STUART informs his friends and the
public, that he intends, after the 1st of January, carrying on the
Taylor-business, in South-Street, opposite the house of Mr James Lyon; where he
hopes, by industry and attention, to merit their favours, as he will work on
the very lowest terms for immediate payment.
N. B. Any orders from the country will
be faithully attended to. Demerary, Jan. 4.
The business heretofore carried on by
the Undersigned will, in future, be carred on by JOHN AND CHARLES MACKINTOSH.
The Undersigned, having in view to quit
the Colony, early in the season for Europe, solicits those indebtted to him for
January 1, 1812. JOHN MACKINTOSH.
FOR SALE, [heading]
[obscured] NEGRO WOMAN, about 18 years
[obscured] for no fault; good Coffee
[obscured] Enquire at the Royal Gazette
[obscured] Dec. 27.
Landing from the Brig Mechanic, P.
Greely, Master, from Portland; Lumber, R. O. staves, W. and R. O. Shooks, with
heads, Fish, Flour, Rice, Bread, &c. &c.
Jan. 4th. Wardrop & Furguson.
DEMERARY FERRY. [heading]
LELYVELD & Co. maaken by deezen
bekend aan alle die geenen dewelke aan het Veer verschuldigd zyn, zo in
reekeningen, goedjes, obligatien, &c. &c. over 1808, 1808, 1810, en
1811, dat zy alle die pretentien gesteld hebben in handen van den Soliciteur R.
Onink, ten strikke incassaeering, en dat die geene dewelke voor ultimo January
niet betaald zullen hebben, voor hunne reekeningen moogen neemen, alle de
onaangenaamheeden die uyt non-betaaling zullen voortvloyen. En verzoeken ter
gelyker tyd, aan alle die geenen dewelke van gemeld Firma iets te pretendeeren
hebben, by de Heer Onink hunne pretentien in te leeveren, in de maand February
aanstande, tot settlement en betaalinge.
January 1, 1812.
DEMERARY FERRY. [heading]
LELYVELD and Co. hereby give notice to
all those who are indebted for Ferriage, either by open accounts, acceptances,
obligations, &c. &c. for the years 1808, 1809, 1810, and 1811, that the
same are placed in the hands of R. Oninck, Esq. Solicitor, for collection, by
the 31st of the present month of January; after that time all unsettled
accounts, &c. will be sued for without respect to persons. They also
request those having Demands against said Firm, to deliver in the same to R.
Oninck, before the 1st February next for settlement.
January 1, 1812.
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, that
there will not be any thoroughfare for horses and carriages over the bridge,
situated on the north side of Stabroek, near Messrs. Johnson, Dyett, M'Garel,
and Co. for the present, on account of necessary repairs.
F. Van Den Velden,
Dec. 31. Inspector-General.
Notice is hereby given, that the Firm of
Cornfoot, Bell, & Co. is this day dissolved by mutual consent.
David Cornfoot, [right pointing brace
inclosing the name of Robert Bell; and indicating 'For themselves, and Richard
Cheeswright, of London.']
C. R. Playter,
J. D. Learmont.
Cumingsburg, Dec. 31, 1811.
By virtue of an Order of the Honourable
Court of Justice of Rio Essequebo, the Undersigned is appointed, along with the
Widow, to act in the Boedel of her late husband, Mr. John M. Henery; those
therefore, who have any demands against him, are requested to give them in to
the Subscriber, that a statement of the affairs may be made, and the boedel
brought to as speedy a close as possible.
Essequebo, Dec. 17th, 1811.
J. B. Sandiford.
It being the intention of the Subscriber
to wind up and close the business hitherto carried on under the Firm of
Archibald Iver & Co. which Firm terminated on the 31st ultimo, requests all
those indebted to it to be as speedy in their payments as possible.
Those who have demands against said Firm
will please render them in for examination, and, when found right, they will be
speedily liquidated. He will dispose of the remaining stock of goods on hand,
particulars of which were lately advertised, of that Firm, very low for immediate
January 4, 1812. Archibald Iver.
On Sunday, the 29th instant, out of the
house of the Subscriber, a Silver Hunting Watch, (capped); maker's name John
Wartner, London, No. 2572; with a gold chain, a gold key, a finger-ring, and
two seals, one with a black stone, the other a yellow, the impression
representing Ho[illegible] Whoever will give such information as may lead to
the discovery of the same, shall receive One Joe Reward; and whoever restores
it privately shall not be molested.
New-Town, Dec. 31. Reyn[illegible]rd
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clearer copy in succeeding issues]
Now landing, and for sale by the
Subscribers, the cargo of the Brig John, Capt. Brown, from Rhode-Island,
consisting of [illegible]
66 Choice, Saddle, and Draft, Horses.
Fish, in hhds. and boxes
Herrings and Menhadens in barrels
White Oak Staves and Heading
Onions and Cheese.
Dec. 31. J. H. Albouy & Co.
John Davies respectfully informs the
Friends of the Youth intrusted to his care, and the Public, that his Seminary
will re-open on Monday January 6.
Werk and Rust, Dec. 31.
Mr. Lantsheer having so far finished his
English Translation of Van de Lind[illegible]'s Manner of Proceeding at Law, as
to have the manuscript ready to be forwarded home for the purpose of printing
and publishing it, requests those Gentlemen who may be inclined to patronize
this undertaking, and who are anxious to be put in possession of a printed copy
to subscribe their names to the list left [illegible – mutilated]
hands of James Robertson [illegible]
this town; it
being understood that [illegible]
required to be entitled to one copy, half of which is to be paid upon
subscription, and the other half upon delivery of the work.
Demerary, Jan. 4.
For sale by the Subscribers: [heading]
Hams, beef, pork, butter, potatoes,
herrings, mackerel, tea, loaf-sugar, currants, sago and blue in pound
canisters, sugarcandy in ditto, rose, lavender, and honey, waters; best
Peruvian bark in bottles, rhubarb in ditto, common and Windsor soap, salad-oil,
white and red paint, paint and lamp oils, vinegar in jugs and bottles,
Stoughton and bark bitters, pickles, mushroom and walnut katsup, mixed spices
in pound canisters, black-pepper, old rum, fine and coarse calicoes, platillas,
Britannias, Irish linen, men's and women's silk and cotton stockings, ladies'
silk gloves, India jeans, corded dimity, salempores, fine quality, stripes,
vest-patterns, musqueto-netting, broad-cloth and Kerseymere, muslin, India net,
lace, thread, tape, and bobbin, flannels, ready-made vests, trowsers, and
coatees, cotton towels, linen ditto, and damask for table-cloths, bombazeen and
bombazette, negro blue jackets and trowsers, red shirts, stripe trowsers, boots
and shoes, ladies' slippers, tobacco in barrels, earthenware in crates, glass
and tin ware, copper skimmers and ladles, small ditto for syrup, large patent
brass cocks with screws and loose keys, wine-cocks, brass castors, writing-desk
locks and hinges, book-case furniture complete, drawer-handles and knobs,
hook-and-eye hinges, candlesticks, other brass ware, iron locks, hinges,
screws, padlocks, with hasps and staples, grid-irons, shovels, nails, rivets,
hatchets, &c. carpenters' and coopers' tools, tea-trays, coffee-biggins, tea-kettles
an assortment of metal buttons, money-scales, writing-desks, an assortment of
stationary, consisting of paper, account-books, and memorandum-books,
ink-powder, pencils, mathematical-instruments, shaving-cases, ink stands,
atlasses, a variety of maps in cases, dissected games in boxes, &c.
Also an extensive COLLECTION OF BOOKS,
The Titles of which will be given in
next Gazette. [centered]
January 4, 1812. James Jackson,
The Subscriber has received by the Brig
William Rathbone - Half barrels prime mess beef, first quality double rose
butter, hams, cheese, tobacco, Irish linen, long lawns, printed cambrics and
calicoes, India chintz, 4-4 and 6-4 cotton cambric, check, stripe, dimities,
counterpanes, Marseilles quilts, white and blue salempores, plain and Japan
muslins, linen and cotton platillas, cotton shirting, &c.
ALSO ON HAND, [centered]
Porter, and mess pork in whole and half
barrels; which are offered for sale at reduced prices for immediate payment in
Jan. 4. W. Lucas.
Secretary's Office [heading]
Banns of Matrimony. [heading]
(For the First Time) [heading]
Between F. C. Broodhagen, Widower, born
in Essequebo, and Mrs. S. Stewart, Widow of G. F. H. Milborn, deceased, born in
Bergen op Zoom; both of the Reformed Church.
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 Secretary's Office of this Colony.
Secretary's Office, Essequebo, December
J. P. Rouskolb,
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HUWELYKS PROCLAMATIE. [heading]
(Voor de Eerste Maal) [heading]
Alzo den Heer F. C. Broodhagen,
Weduwenaar, zynde van de gereformeerde Godsdienst, gebooren te Essequebo, ter
eenre; en Vrouwe S. Stewart, Wedwe [sic] wylen G. F. H. Milborn, van deselfde
religie, en geboortig van Bergen op Zoom, ter andere zyde.
Voorneemens zyn met elkanderen een
wetting Huwelyk aantegaan, waartoe reeds op den 25 deesen door Heeren
Commissarissen alhier in Ondertrouw zyn opgenoomen. Zo word zulks mits deesen
aan elk en eygelyk bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geene welke vermeenen zich
teegens hun voorgenoomen Huwelyk te kunnen opponeeren, zulks in tyds zouden
kunnen doen, daar en zo 't behoord.
Actum Secretary, Essequebo, den 29
J. P. Rouskolb,
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SECRETARY's OFFICE. [mutilated]
[quitting - bilingual text - much
mutilated at righthand]
is to inform the
that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony;-
het Secretary deezer Colonie word geadverteerd
de volgende Persoonen
voorneemens zyn van hier
elders te vertrekken, viz;
N. Crichlow, in 14 days or 6 weeks, . .
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J. J. Muncker, in ditto
Miss Kitely, in 14 days [mutilated]
Miss Cooper, in do. [mutilated]
W. Finlayson, in 14 days or [mutilated]
M. Thompson, in 14 days [mutilated]
C. R. Playter, in do. or [mutilated]
E. Geman, with 5 slaves [mutilated]
J. J. Anslow, in do. or 6 weeks,
R. Deane, do. [mutilated]
D. M'Leay, in 14 days [mutilated]
J. Higgins, in do. or 6 weeks
Mrs. C. Ryan, do. [mutilated]
C. Van Dyk, in 14 days [mutilated]
Robe [mutilated] [the clerks name here]
Whereas the following Persons have
petitioned the Honorable Court of Policy for Letters of Manumission for the
aftermentioned Slaves: -
William Black, for a negro woman, named
Ann, late the property of Joseph Hamer, deceased, and her children, Mary-Ann,
Francis, John, Thomas, and Sam.
John Grant, for three young mulatto
slaves, named Margaret, James, and John, children of a negro woman, named
John Luthers, for a negro woman, named
Duchess, with six mulatto children, named Johanna, Cornelia, Jan, Saloman,
Samuel, and Hermanus.
Retter Sampson, for herself, her
daughter, Nancy, and her sons, John, Edward, and Peter.
All 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 of 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 seem meet.
Court-House, Demerary, January 1, 1812.
P. F. Tinne,
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