Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 March 07

Vol. VII.]


[No. 456.



                  OFFICE OF ORDNANCE,
                  Demerary, March 7, 1812.
PERSONS willing to furnish the Ordnance Department in this Colony and Berbice with Smiths and Coopers, to the end of the present year, will please send sealed Proposals to the Subscriber, until Thursday the 12th instant; which will be opened at 12 o'clock on that day, in presence of the respective Officers, and the offers most advantageous to Government accepted.
Henry St. Hill,
Ordnance Store-Keeper.

FOR SALE, [heading]
THE following goods, imported by the Thomas and John and Thomas, from London:
Fashionable coloured coats and coatees, white and coloured waistcoats, black silk waistcoats; best wax-leather Hessian boots, Spanish-leather ditto, planters best stout wax calf-leather shoes, with buckles, gentlemen's full-dress and half-dress shoes; ladies' Spanish slippers, with spring-heels and roses, ladies' coloured and fancy kid slippers, ditto; shot in bags, and gunpowder in canisters; loaf-sugar and tea; Irish beef and pork, in half-barrels; Pocket Repositories for 1812, covered with Morocco leather; stationery, viz. ledgers, journals, waste and cash books in sets, quire and 3-quire books, foolscap and post paper, quills, pencils, &c.; gentlemen's silk, beaver, and Leghorn, hats; ladies' black silk hats, with feathers; paint and paint-oil, salad-oil and mustard, wine and porter corks, sein-twine and deep-sea lines, beer and porter, in bottles.
John & Charles Mackintosh.
Cumingsburg, March 7.

THE undersigned, being appointed by the Hon. Court of Justice of this colony as Curator in the insolvent estate of John William Jones, requests all persons indebted to that estate to make payment; and all those who may have any claims upon it, to render them in at his house, or at the Orphan's Office, in three months from date: as, after the expiration of that time, he will give over a statement of the estate to the said Honourable Court, and request the decision of prae and concurrence to be decided, and a perpetual silence to be decreed against the non-appearers.
Demerary, March 6, 1812.
F. A. Vernede, q. q.

A few dozen of superior-quality [heading]
CHAMPAIGNE, [heading]
For sale by the Subscriber, at Five Joes per doz. Cash.
March 7. T. Shute.

                  MARSHALL's HOTEL,
                        Demerary, March 5, 1812.
AT a Meeting of Proprietors, Attornies, Ship-Owners, or Agents, Captains of Vessels, and other interested in the Commerce of these Colonies, convened by public advertisement, for the purpose of fixing a Rate of Freight of Produce:- it was resolved, by all then present, that the following shall be agreed upon as a fixed rate, and that it shall remain so till it shall be found necessary to change it again by another general public convocation, viz.
Sugar, per cwt. 9s.
Coffee, in bags, per cwt. 9s.
Ditto, in casks, ditto, 10s.
Cotton, in round bales, per lb. 3d.
Ditto, square ditto, 2d 1/2
Rum, per gallon, 10d.
The undersigned Proprietors and Attornies for Plantations, faithfully promise and bind themselves not to give more, direct or indirect, than the above rates; and the undersigned Ship-Owners or Agents, and Captains of Vessels, mutually promise and bind themselves to be satisfied therewith, and in no case to demand more freight for their own vessels, or any they may have consigned to them, nor to take less.
[first column]
A. Meertens,
Jos. Beete,
John Haywood,
Alex. Macrae,
Gabl. Jones,
John Croal, for Simpson, Rose, Croal, and Co.
Ch. Vincent,
Johnson, Dyet, McGarel, and Co.
John Staunton,
Wardrop & Ferguson,
McInroy, Sandbach, & Co.
Thos Finlayson,
Fullerton, Oliverson, & Co.
Simson, Grant, & Co.
Henry Southern,
John Jones,
A. Osborn,
[second column]
J. Gray, of the Ship Louisa,
A. Kennan, Bridget,
W. Fryer, Argo,
J. Paterson, Cervantes,
James Robertson, & Co.
William King,
H. McKenzie, & Co.
Garden, King, & Co.
P. Verbeke,
J. T. Rickets, Success,
R. Watson, Henrietta,
T. Davies, Zephyr,
S. R. Knight, Sir S. Smith,
A. Nicholson, Albion,
T. Barton, Pilot,
John McLune, Kingsmill,
W. Kneale, Ceres,
John Conkey, Queen,
D. Campbell, Juliana,
[end columns]

Messrs. J. Hopkinson, J. Evans for self and q.q. P. and S. Massiah, R. Watson, Jr. for self and as attornies for Edward Gibbons, T. H. Griffith, Isaac D. Goddard, Nathan Lucas, and Elizabeth Brotherson, protest against the price of Cotton, as being too high.

AT a Meeting of the Proprietors of Lots in the Town of Cumingsburgh, held at the Union Coffee House, the 5th day of March, 1812, pursuant to public advertisement:
Mr. Williams in the Chair. [centered]
1. Mr. Phipps, Mr. Fraser, and Mr. Playter stated to the Meeting, the expiration of their periods of service as Commissaries, and requested a new election might take place for Commissaries for the year 1812.
2d. It was proposed and resolved, that Mr. Phipps, Mr. Hyndman, Mr. Grant, and Mr. Williams, should be Commissaries for the town of Cumingsburgh, for the year 1812.
3. Resolved - that the taxes for the year 1811, (as assessed at the meeting of 1810, but not yet called for,) shall be now demanded, and paid by the 1st of May, 1812. Also that the said tax then declared an annual one, and which is becoming due for this year, be demanded and paid by the 1st of November, 1812.
4. Resolved - that the Centre-Road, from the River to the Back-Dam, be immediately made up.
5. Resolved - on the application of Mr. Wilson, that in order to give a new opening to St. George's Church, a Bridge shall be allowed to be built over the South Draining-Trench of Cumingsburgh, provided such bridge shall not in any manner contract or impede the drainage of the town, and be made of such dimensions as the Commissaries shall direct.
6. Resolved - that the application of Messrs. Simson, Grant and Co. to build a stelling at the West-end of street Letter M, be acceded to; with the usual reserve of the power of purchase by the town of Cumingsburgh, whenever it may appear for the general benefit and use of its inhabitants. All repairs and expences of said stelling to be made entirely by Messrs. Simson, Grant and Co.
(Signed) Theops. Williams,
Demerary, March 7, 1812.

THE undersigned Commissaries of Cumingsburgh, are ready to receive tenders for the undermentioned Work, viz.
The making a new Bridge over the draining canal, opposite Mr. Van Berckel's, which is intended to be 36 feet wide in the clear, and 48 feet wide at the wing, on Cumingsburgh side - half the present length.
The making a new Bridge over the navigable canal, on the public road leading to Kingston, of the same dimensions as the present one.
The making up the road Letter M, from the front brick-road entirely to the back of the town of Cumingsburgh, and filling up the six canals the width of that road. - It is to be thirty-six feet in width, with a twelve foot parapet on each side; the parapet to be planted with Bois Immortel, or Oronoque-Tree, at thirty feet distance.
Any Person desirous of Contracting for the above Work, will please to send Tenders (marked on the outside "Tenders," for the particular Work it is intended to contract for,) to the first Undersigned, on or before Thursday next; when they will be opened, and the lowest offer, if approved of, accepted.
Cumingsburgh, March 7, 1812.
R. Phipps, [Right pointing brace indicating 'Commissaries,']
T. Williams,
H. Hyndman,
A. Grant.

ANY person willing to supply all materials, and erect a Stelling, to extend from the dam to low-water-mark, being about two hundred feet, more or less, opposite the middle of the center cross-street in Cumingsburg; will please send offers for the same, in writing, to Simson, Grant & Co. on or before the 16th instant. The said Stelling to be completed within a limited time, to be expressed in the tender; to be built upon sills; and all of Greenheart. For further particulars, apply as above. March 7.

NOW landing from the Ship Maria, Robert Cowley, Master, from Liverpool and Madeira, and for sale by the subscribers, in addition to what they formerly advertised:
Madeira wine, in pipes, half butts, hogsheads, and quarter-casks
Excellent French Claret, in hogsheads
Pilchards, in barrels, Potatoes
Tobacco, in hogsheads
Salt, in barrels and puncheons, Temper-lime, &c.
March 7. Simson, Grart [sic] & Co.

TO LET, [heading]
A Convenient Dwelling-House, in complete repair, situated on the Brick-Dam, Stabroek, between the houses at present occupied by F. Van Den Velden, Esq. and the Drossart Martens.
Apply to
March 6. J. R. Brandt.

FOUND, on Plantation Friendship, on Monday last - a light-brown coloured SPANISH MARE, with a white star in her forehead. The owner may have her restored by proving property, paying the expence of this advertisement, and rewarding the negroes for taking care of her; by applying to the Manager on the said estate. March 7.

ALL Persons indebted to the Estate of Andreas Brommels, deceased, are requested to make immediate payment to the Undersigned; and those having demands, to apply as soon as possible.
March 7. J. R. Brandt,

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.
A. Fullerton, in do. or do. . . . March 4.
J. S. Johnson, in do. or do. . . . 6.
Robert Phipps,
Sworn Clerk.

IN DEMERARY. [heading]

On Monday the 9th of March, [see 18120215EDRG] . . .
[see 18120218EDRG] . . .
[see 18120222EDRG] . . .
On the same day, 20 to 25 head of cattle, of the best breed, among them are 7 young cows with calves.
Feb. 14. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday next, the 10th instant, at the store of Joseph Hill, (without reserve), - Printed callicoes, and cambrics, long lawn, Irish linens, sheetings, chintz furniture, blue copper plate furniture, table cloths, long cloths, shirting calicoes, linen and cotton platillas, Britannias, cambric muslins, linen checks, striped bedtick, towels, napkins, corded dimity, Trafalgar table covers, flannel jackets, white jean and striped trowsers, coloured quilting, white jean and black silk vests, haberdashery, stationary, ironmongery, japan and tin ware, earthen and glass ware, boots, sago, spices, tea, black pepper, new Cork butter, in whole and half firkins, lamp oil, noyau, Fribourg's London snuff, perry, Malmsey wine, brandy, cyder, &c. &c..
March 7. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 17th and 18th instant, will be sold at the store of W. Lucas, Esq. - Irish mess beef and pork in whole and half barrels, butter, hams, tobacco, Irish linens, long lawns, linen platillas, cotton do. Oznaburghs, Ticklenburgs, blue and white salempores, niccanees, white and printed calicoes, checks, stripes, Marseilles quilts, counterpanes, cord, ginghams, cotton cambric, printed quilting, furniture chintz, boots, pullicat, Madras, Romal, Ventepotem and Balasore handkerchiefs, Berlin web for gentlemen's pantaloons, cotton shirting, blue and black broad cloth, twilled Kerseymere, &c.
March 7. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday, the 24th of March, [see 18120225EDRG] . . .
[see 18120229EDRG] . . .
Also a negro woman and her two female children, the woman is a good washer and huckstress.
Feb. 25. Robert Kingston.

On Thursday the 2d of April will be sold at the Vendue-Office, by Order of the Executor of the late N. Rousselet, Esq. - a lot of land called Sans Souci, situated in canal No. 3, to the eastward of the land of Messrs. Bryant and Knight, and lately belonging to F. Kroll, deceased, - containing 250 acres, or 100 roods facade by 750 deep, partially empoldered, the said land is desirably situated, and well adapted for coffee and the raising of stock; - and the present circumstances indicate a declension in the cultivation of new land, others, it is to be hoped, will soon arise to countenance such undertaking, in the mean time, it is worth any one's while, to view, in the high state of cultivation, of some of the neighbouring estates, particularly those of the late Mr. Heathcote, what the canal lands with proper attention ace capable of producing.
May be viewed previous to the sale by applying to S. W. Gordon, Esq. on plantation Mocka.
March 7. Robert Kingston.

Except the Schooner Shark, Captain Hicks, from Surinam, we know of no arrival since Tuesday. The Packet had not arrived in that River, at the time of the Shark's departure.

in the Colony-Stocks of Demerary. [heading]



Brought by.





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. Ruimveld,



Pl. Sarah Johanna,







C. Hecke.

March 7.                  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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