Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 February 29

Vol. VII.]


[No. 454.



DEMERARY. [heading]
In the Court of Vice Admiralty. [heading]
In the Causes, [heading]
George Martin Guise, &c. [heading]
VERSUS [heading]
The American Bark Jane, &c. &c. [heading]
AND [heading]
George Martin Guise, &c.
VERSUS [heading]
The American Brig Park, &c. &c. [heading]
NOTICE is hereby given, that the Court which, on joint motion of the King's Advocate, and the Counsel for the Claimants, was to have been held for the Trial of the above Causes; has been, on motion of the Counsel for the Claimants, and with consent of the King's Advocate, adjourned until Friday the 13th of March ensuing.
By Command of His Honor the Judge,
Robert Phipps,

ON Tuesday next, the 3d of March, 1812, will be publicly sold, to the highest bidders, if the offers be approved of, at the Custom-House, for immediate payment in cash, between the hours of 11 and 1 o'clock:
The American Ship White-Oak, her tackle, apparel, furniture, &c. as she now lies; seized by Lieut. Guise, commanding His Majesty's Brig of War Liberty, and legally condemned in the Vice-Admiralty Court of this Colony; and
The American Brig Mechanic, her tackle, apparel, and furniture, &c. as she now lies; as also two hogsheads and eight tierces of tobacco, two barrels and ten half barrels of beef; seized by William Jeffery, Waiter and Searcher of His Majesty's Customs, and legally condemned in the Vice-Admiralty Court of this Colony.
Should no satisfactory offers be made for both, or either, of the above vessels, the same will be broken up, and sold in lots, at the King's Warehouse, on the premises of Messrs. Fullerton, Oliverson, & Co. on Thursday, the 5th of March, 1812. Inventories to be seen at the Custom-House.
John Forbes, Collector,
R. B. Knight, Actg. Comptr.
Custom-House, Demerary,
February 29, 1812.

ON Friday next, the 6th day of March, 1812, will be publicly sold to the highest bidders, for immediate payment in cash, at the King's Warehouse, on the premises of Messrs. Fullerton, Oliverson and Co. - the perishable articles of cargo of the American Brig Park; seized by Lieut. Guise, Commanding His Majesty's Brig of War Liberty; and sold under the authority of an order of the Honble. Joseph Beete, Judge Surrogate of the Court of Vice-Admiralty in this Colony; particulars of which will be advertised in this Gazette on Tuesday next.
John Forbes, Collector,
R. B. Knight, Actg. Comptr.
Custom-House, Demerary,
February 29, 1812.

CASH WANTED [heading]
FOR Bills of Exchange on London, for 1000, for which Berbice Paper-Money will be taken in payment. Apply to
Stabroek, Feb. 27. T. Frankland.

DRIFTED on Thursday last, from Plantation Rome - a YAWL, about 14 feet in length by 4 1/2 in breadth. She has lately been painted, and newly tarred on the outside, as well as the bow on the inside. Any person, who can give information of the said Yawl, so that she may be recovered, will be rewarded by the undersigned.
Feb. 29. A. Meertens.

NOTICE is hereby given, that the Reverend G. Ryk is returned from Essequebo, and that Divine Service will be preformed to-morrow at the usual hour.
Demerary, 29th Feb. 1812.

                  OFFICE OF ORDNANCE,
                  Demerary, Feb. 29, 1812.
ALL persons having claims against the Ordnance Department up to this day, are requested to send them to this Office on Monday next, in order that the official vouchers may be immediately made out, and the accounts paid, before Mr. O'Hara leaves the Colony, (he having resigned his appointment here); who requests also that those who may have private demands against him, will send and receive whatever may be due to them.
C. J. O'Hara,
Ordnance Store-Keeper.

            Demerary, 27th February, 1812.
The Board of Orphans request all persons who may be indebted to, or have claims against the following estates of persons, who are deceased, ab intestato, to render in their accounts duly certifyed [sic], or sworn to, before nine months from this date, at the Recorder's Office, in Stabroek; the said estates after that time, being to be laid before the Court of Justice, to decide the prae and concurrence of the creditors, and impose a perpetual silence on the non-appearers.
F. A. Vernede,
David Reynolds, H. W. Rosser, Louis Kruger, William Smith, Henry O'Hara, Cornelis Rottiers, August Cooke, William Somersal, Alexander M'Pherson, Alexander Simson, J. R. van Geytenbeck, H. Foobis, W. H. Pool, Gordon, Paul Smith, Richard Walsh, J. Ignas, T. T. Berteling.
[Transcriber's note: a small portion of the above transcribed from issue of March 7]

NOTICE. [heading]
THE Creditors of Richard Wells, deceased, and Plantation Parica, are requested to assemble at Marshall's Hotel, on Wednesday next, by 10 o'clock, a. m. Feb. 27.

THE Proprietors, Attornies, Ship-owners or Agents, Captains of Vessels, and others interested in the Commerce of these Colonies, are respectfully requested to meet at Marshall's Hotel, on Thursday the 5th day of March, at 12 o'clock precisely, to consider the Freight of Produce for this Year, and other special affairs.
Stabroek, Feb. 28, 1812. A. Meertens.
Joseph Beete.

THE Undersigned Commissaries for the Town of Cumingsburgh, request a Meeting of the Proprietors, at 10 o'clock, on Thursday next, the 5th March, at Marsh's Hotel; to inspect their Accounts, and elect Successors.
R. Phipps,
Feb. 29, 1812. E. Fraser,
C. R. Playter

FOR SALE, [heading]
Excellent Old Madeira Wine and Cogniac Brandy.
Feb. 29. Thomas Delisle.

A. CARRON & CO. [heading]
HAVE Imported, per Ship John & Thomas, Capt. Wilson, from London:-
Nails 4d. to 30d. coopers' ditto 8d. and 10d. sugar boilers, 70, and 170 gallons, puncheon iron hoops, pocket knives, razors, scissars, sod irons, &c.
Which they offer for sale. [centered]
Feb. 29.

CASH wanted for a Set of Exchange at Ninety Days' sight, payable in London for 550 Sterling. Apply at the Vendue Office.
Demerary, 29th Feb. 1812.

JUST ARRIVED from Newfoundland, per the Schooner Prince Regent, Captain Dennis, and for Sale by the Subscribers:-
Prime Newfoundland Fish, in 3, 4, 6, and 8 quintal casks
Tierces and barrels of Salmon,
Herring in barrels,
Tierce or hogshead Shooks,
Cod Sounds in barrels, &c.
Feb. 29. Chorley & Cook.
Berbice money will be taken in payment.

ABSCONDED, [heading]
FROM the house of Miss Doll Thomas, in Cumingsburg - a French Negress named Mary. Whoever may deliver her to the Printer of this Paper will receive a reward of One Joe. Feb. 29.

FOR SALE, [heading]
A few hundred-weight of SHIP-BISCUIT. For particulars inquire of Messrs. Garden, King, & Co. or
North-Street, Feb. 29. Thomas Smith.

WILL be given for apprehending a coal-black African man, of the Papa Nation, named Good-Luck. He has been away about ten months, and, since that time, been seen in Mahaica, where it is supposed he is harboured. I do hereby forbid all persons from harbouring him or concealing him, and Masters of Vessels from taking him off the Colony, as the law will be strictly enforced against such offenders. The above reward will be given to any person who shall deliver him to the subscriber, or lodge him in the Colony-Barracks.
Cumingsburg, Feb. 29. Hester Righton.

RUNAWAY from the subscriber, a Negro man, of the Congo Nation, named Cesar, has an impediment in his speech. It is supposed that he has gone to Mahaica, having been formerly the property of Henry Farley, deceased. Whoever brings him to the subscriber, in South-Street, or gives information where he may be found, will be handsomely rewarded. Those harbouring or detaining him will be prosecuted according to law.
Feb. 29. Duncan Stewart.

DEMERARY. [heading]

This is to inform the
Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony;-

Van het Secretary deezer Colonie word geadverteerd
dat de volgende Persoonen
von voorneemens zyn van hier
na elders te vertrekken, viz;

J. F. Smith, in 14 days . . . from Feb. 14.
W. Douglas, in do. or by the Ship Thomas, 19.
T. Blake, in do. or 6 weeks . . . 20.
J. Aikin, in 14 days . . . 21.
P. Hamer, and her Son, in do. . . . 21.
J. Forsyth, in do. . . . 26.
J. Lyon, and one servant, in do. or one month 26.
B. Jackman, and one servant, in 14 days . . . 28.
T. Frankland, in do. or six weeks . . . 29.
R. Deane, in do. . . . 29.
Robert Phipps,
Sworn Clerk.

AT the COMMISSARY COURT of the Month of March, will be passed the following Transports and Mortgage, viz.
By J. Bergh, as well for himself as for W. De Wolff, proprietors of Plantation Vreede en Rust, situate on the east side of this river, cum annexis, to V. A. Heyliger.
By John Wilson, q.q. the Heirs and Legatees of Joseph Hamer, deceased, a Mortgage on Plants. Eendragt and Mon Repos, faveur of J. Gladstone.
By John Wilson, q.q. C. Chisholm, Transport of the undivided half of Plantation Success, cum annexis, to John Gladstone.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, 29th of February, 1812.
Robert Phipps,
Sworn Clerk.
ESSEQUEBO. [heading]

WITHIN fourteen days from this date, Messrs. R. Hinckson and P. Benjamin, q.q. the estate of J. W. King, deceased, will send over to the Mother of the said deceased J. W. King, residing in Barbados, the following four slaves, viz. - Quamina, Miles, Daniel, and Thomas.
Proper notice to be given by any person pretending to have right on the above-named slaves.
Essequebo, February 28?, 1812.
Sec. ad intm.

DE Heeren R. Hinckson en P. Benjamin, q.q. den boedel J. W. King, zullen na verloop van veertien dagen van heeden af, aan de Moeder van wylen den overleeden te Barbados overzenden vier stuks negers, den gemelden boedel J. W. King behoorende, met naamen Quamina, Miles, Daniel, en Thomas.
Imand vermeenende eenig recht op gemelde slaaven te hebben, vervoege zich ter plaatse zulks behoord.
Essequebo, den 28 February, 1812.
Sec. ad intm.

IN DEMERARY. [heading]

On Friday next, the 6th of March, at the Store of J. H. Albouy & Co. - the cargo of the Schooner Driver, consisting of fish, in hogsheads; lamp-oil, in hogsheads, tierces, and barrels; salmon, in barrels; mackarel, in tierces; tallow, white-oak staves and heading; beef, in barrels, &c. Also, on the same day and place, fish, in boxes; mackarel, in barrels; herrings, alewives, pilot and ship bread, tar, white-oak shooks and heading, barrels of salt, one saddle and one draught horse, &c.
Feb. 29. Robert Kingston.

On Wednesday the 11th of March, at the Vendue Office, by order of Messrs. Wardrop & Ferguson - a schooner-boat, in excellent order, has run but a short time, and has a register; she is 34 feet keel and 13 feet beam, and will be sold without reserve.
Feb. 29. Robert Kingston.
[Transcriber's note: Vendue gets re-scheduled (see 18120229EDRG)]

On Tuesday, the 24th of March, [see 18120225EDRG] . . .
On the same day will be sold, in order to close sales of a consignment - Five pipes of Madeira wine, of excellent quality, and has been more than two years in the Colony.
Feb. 25. Robert Kingston.

Notwithstanding we have had two arrivals from Madeira, and one from Barbados; (as will be seen by a reference to our Ship List,) we are not yet in possession of any further authentic information respecting the recent transactions in the Peninsula. The Papers from Barbados are to the 22d instant.


The following statement of the rising prosperity of these invaluable appendages of Great Britain, cannot fail to be highly gratifying to those, who have the interests of that empire at heart:


In 1807

In 1810

Number of vessels employed in the trade
of Canada



Ditto of Nova Scotia



Ditto of New Brunswick



Ditto of Cape Breton



Ditto of Prince Edward's Island



Ditto of Newfoundland









Increase of Shipping in the last four years - 890.

[sailing ship icon] The fine new ship Nereid, G. T. Dempster, Master,
Will positively sail the second spings in May. For Freight or Passage apply to the said Master, on board, or
Feb. 29. Adam Smith.


Vessels Entered and Cleared. [heading]

ENTERED. [heading]
Feb. 28. Ship Nereid, Dempster, from Madeira.
Sloop Blackbird, Coverly, Barbados.
Sch. Driver, Watlington, Trinidad.
Ship Maria, Cowly, Liverpool & Madeira.
Ship John & Thomas, Wilson, London & Madeira.

CLEARED. [heading]
Feb. 21. Brig Traveller, Capt. Nowlen, for New London.
Sch. Good Intent, Strickland, Barbados.
Brig Ruby, Sawyer, Portland.
25. Brig John, Brown, Rhode Island.
26. Brig Wm. Rathbone, Hall, London.
27. Ship Louisa, Gray, London.
Ship Thornton, M'Dougall, Dublin.

In the Colony-Stocks of Demerary. [heading]



Brought by





Pl. Elizabeth-hall,

Juff. de Wolf,


Bennet (Berbice),



Juff. Doresten,




Pl. Covent Garden,


Pl. Georgia,

B. Jeffery,


P. Benjamin,

Pl. Loo,





Dctr. Richardson,

Clerk of the Market



Pl. Cornelia & Ida,


Phillis Butler,

T. Farriands,



Dr. Richardson,


J. McPherson,

Pl. Blygezigt,


A. Smith,

La Grange,



G. J. Furnace,


Pl. Met & Meerzorg,

Pl. La Retraite,



Pl. La Penitence.

Feb. 29. F. STRUNKAY, Scout.

in the Colony-Stocks of Essequebo. [heading]



Brought by






H. Pieters,






J. Otto,


J. J. Deeges,



Pl. Grove (Mahaica)


Feb. 10. W. V. D. WAGT, Scout.

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