Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 June 20

Vol. VII.]


[No. 485.


SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1812.

NOTICE. [heading]
WHEREAS the Honourable Court of Justice requiring a CORRECT TRANSLATION into the English Language of the following Works;
EN [centered]
TEN DIENSTE VAN [centered]
Regters, Practizyns, Kooplieden, en allen die een algemeen overzich van Reghtskennis verlangen,
DOOR [centered]
Mr. JOANNES van der LINDEN, [centered]
Advocaat te Amsterdam; [centered]
A Premium of Three Thousand Guilders, exclusive of the copy-right, excepting one dozen of copies for the Public Offices, will be given to the person producing the most perfect and correct translation of the above books within four months from this date.
King's House, this 17th of June, 1812.
By Command,
Henry St. Hill,

FOR SALE, [heading]
The Public-Buildings at Fort-Island, [heading]
1. The Commandeur's House, with Out-Offices, &c.
2. The Colony-House, with . . . . ditto.
3. The Commissary's House, with . ditto.
4. The Military Barracks and Kitchen.
5. The Jail and . . . . . . . ditto.
Together-with the Lots of Land on which [centered]
they stand. [centered]
Sealed Tenders for which may be sent to either of the Commissioners for Essequebo-affairs, (the Hon. Peter Grant, T. Higgins, Thomas Naghten, J. Johnson, Esquires, and William Robertson, Esquire, Second Fiscal), or the Government-Secretary's Office in George-Town, till Monday the 6th day of July next, when they will be opened by the Commissioners, and the highest offer, if approved, will be accepted. Terms of payment, three months' credit; but security must be given to the satisfaction of the Commissioners.
George-Town, June 18, 1812.

ALL persons having any demands against the Undersigned, either in his private or quality with Plantation Johanna, in Essequebo, up to the 31st of December, 1811, will be pleased to render them in, on said Estate, for payment; and all indebted to either of the above are requested to come forward and make payment, in six weeks from date.
Essequebo, June 20, 1812.


ABSCONDED from the Subscriber, a Negro man, named George, (a taylor by trade). He is of a very black complexion, and very stout, about 5 feet 10 inches high; has under his chin a mark left from a wound, and was formerly the property of the Coloured Man, William Gibbs. Every person is forbid harbouring the said Negro; and all Masters of vessels are cautioned against taking him from the Colony; as the law will be enforced against such offenders.
Whoever will secure the said Negro, and deliver him to the undersigned, will receive a Joe reward.
June 20. Mart. Smit.

WANTED, [heading]
GREEN and PURPLE-HEART TIMBER, about 12 by 12 inches, and any length above 17 feet, Wallaba Shingles, Green Coffee, and Rum: - for which Newfoundland Cod Fish, in 3, 4, 6, and 8 quintal casks, will be given in payment.
Bridge-Town, June 20. Henry Austin.

NOTICE [heading]
THERE have been landed at the store of the Subscriber, from on-board the Brig Albion, from Cork, twenty firkins and twelve kegs of Butter, marked I. L. - if not claimed within fourteen days from this date, they will be sold to pay freight, storage, &c.
George-Town, June 20. Owen Kernan.

WANTED to Purchase, by the Subscriber, from 27 to 30,000 TRULIES, of a good quality, to be delivered here, or at any convenient shipping-place in the River, as may be agreed on, for which satisfactory payment will be made - and who offers to hire three capable Sailor-Negroes.
June 20. Archibald Iver.

PICKED-UP by the Plantation Aurora Schooner, on her way to Essequebo, about a fortnight ago, a PUNT. Whoever can prove her to be his property, can have her restored, by application to the Manager of said Plantation, and giving the boat-negroes a small remuneration for their trouble.
June 20.

NOTICE. [heading]
HAVING observed, in the List of Debts, &c. due to the Estate of John Campbell, deceased, advertised for sale at Public Vendue, an account against me of f 2,509 H.C. and a Good, stated to be mine, of the amount of f 1050 H.C. this is to notify, that the balance of account between myself and J. Campbell is f 395 1s. 14p. H.C. in my faveur; and that the Good of f 1050 has, by some error, been so stated to be mine, when, in fact, it is a Good of B. J. J. Kayenho?? for that sum, and only endorsed by me, and is not the property of J. Campbell, deceased, but the property of the Subscriber, who finally arranged for the said note with Thomas Cuming, junior, Esq. to whom it belonged, in the year 1803, as per vouchers exhibited by me, this day, at the Counting-house of the Trustees of the Estate of J. Campbell, deceased.
Cumingsburg, June 20. R. B. Knight.

Public-Offices [heading]

FISCAL's OFFICE. [heading]

FROM the 20th inst. the Fiscal's Office will be kept at the house lately occupied by Mr. Philipart, in the district of Werk and Rust, George-Town.
June 18.

THE Punt, advertised in the month of January last, by Mr. J. A. Laloge, and picked up by him; not having been applied for, will be sold by Public Auction, on the 29th instant. The same is to be seen at Plantation Mindenberg, on applying to the said Mr. Laloge.
Demerary, 20th June, 1812.
J. S. Masse,
First Fiscal.


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;

William Mackenzie, in one month, or in [right pointing brace]
the Brig Penelope, . . . from June 5.
Robert Trotman, in 14 days or 6 weeks, . . . . . . . 5.
Charlotte Gowdy, with 5 servants, in do. . . . . . . 5.
Andrew Rose, in 14 days, or one month . . . . . . . . 6.
Francis Granes, in 14 days or 6 weeks . . . . . . . . 6.
Jonathan Hawkesworth, in do. or one month . . . . . . 8.
E. Fraser, in do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.
Jesse Furnace, and family, in do. or 6 weeks . . . . 11.
The Hon. A. Meertens, with the first Packet, [right pointing brace]
or in 14 days, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.
P. M'Intyre, in 6 weeks, or by the Ship Traveller 12.
Mrs. Sarah Nurse, in 14 days, or a month, . . . . . . 15.
Walter Skerrett, in do. or 6 weeks, . . . . . . . . . 16.
Thomas Pogue, in do. or 3 weeks, . . . . . . . . . . 17.
W. D. Grant, in do. or a month, . . . . . . . . . . . 18.
The Free Charlotte Scott, in do. . . . . . . . . . . 20.
The Free Cuba Williams, in do. . . . . . . . . . . . 20.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, June 20, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.

NOTICE. [heading]
AT the request of Mrs. Bradford, widow of the late James Bradford, deceased, all Creditors of her late husband and Plantation Free-and-Easy are earnestly requested to render, on or before the 1st of August next, their respective accounts, properly attested, to Park Benjamin or William Lyng, Esquires, in order that the boedel may be closed as soon as possible.
Secretary's Office, George-Town, June 17, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.

At the Commissary-Court on the 6th of July [heading]
next, will be passed the following [heading]
Transports and Mortgages; [heading]
viz. [heading]
. . .
5. By Robert Williamson, a Mortgage (he previously obtaining letters of decree) on Plantation Grazer's [sic] Lust, in favour of Barton, Irlam, & Higginson, and all the Negroes on the same.
6. By Edward Terril, a Transport of Plantation Dantzic, and 16 Negroes, to M. Visser.
7. By M. Visser, a Mortgage on Plantation Dantzic, with 50 Negroes, in favour of Barton, Irlam, & Higginson.
8. By J. M. Bauch, q.q. a Transport of a Quarter-Concession or Lot, No. 22, with all the buildings thereon, situated on the South-Dam, Stabroek, to Nancy Sanderson.
9. By Nancy Sanderson, a Transport of the above to Mrs. E. Farrington.
10. By E. C. Eli, a Transport of the Lot No. 239, with all the buildings thereon, situated in Cumingsburg, to Mrs. E. Howard.
Charles Wilday,
June 12. Sworn Clerk.
[Transcriber's note: compare with 18120613EDRG; in the present issue there is a substantial addition of items.]


On Monday the 22d instant, [see 18120609EDRG] . . .
[see 18120613EDRG] . . .
Also by order of H. M. Robertson, Esq. q.q. - a negro, named Mark, a good house-boy and hostler.
June 9. Robert Kingston.

On Monday, the 29th instant, [see 18120613EDRG] . . .
Also by order of Mr. Campin, a negro woman, named Sally.
June 13. Robert Kingston.

On Monday the 6th of July, will be exposed for sale at Public Auction, by order of Henry Buckoll, q.q. at the house of E. C. Eli, Esq. Stabroek, at six months credit - 2 small mahogany dining tables, a large Pembroke do. 2 small do. a liquor case containing 45 white glass half-gallon bottles, and 4 decanters; 8 can-bottom chairs, with cushions; a sofa to match, a small sofa, a mahogany secretaire, a do. night-chair, a writing do.; a blue table-service; 6 pewter water-plates, 6 shallow ditto, new; a looking-glass, a pair of shades, 23 china plates, a marble slab; 6 large square bottles containing 5 gallons each; a lot of pictures; a fowling-piece, in case, in complete order; a silver waiter, a do. cruet-stand, 6 do. table-servers; a silver waiter, a do. cruet-stand, 6 do. table-servers, 6 do. forks, a do. fish-knife, 2 do. salt-spoons, a do. marrow do. a do. pepper-box, a do. wine-strainer, a pair of silver bottle-stands, a silver soup-ladle, 2 do. gravy-spoons, 8 do. ladels [sic]. Also two excellent house-servants, Martin and Jack, and two handsome Spanish horses, &c. At the same time, by order of Henry Buckoll, an obligation of Mr. R. L. Ousely for f 3,500, bearing interest.
June 20. Robert Kingston.

We have delayed the present Publication to the last possible moment, from the hope we entertained that some arrival would take place from Europe or the Islands. But, unfortunately for that interest which the Royal Gazette might otherwise inspire, not a vessel has made its appearance: and we are thus under the necessity of issuing a Paper, possessing no foreign novelty, if we except a brief sketch of a late debate in the British Parliament on the subject of Portugal, and a few observations on the British Orders in Council, as they particularly relate to the United States. Which articles, as well as the occurrences of Georeg-Town, will be found under their appropriate heads.

Since writing the above, however, we have been informed that His Excellency the Governor of Berbice has received a letter from Surinam, stating that advices had arrived there, of the French being rapidly on the retreat from Spain.

LOCALITIES. [heading]

Our Court of Justice has continued to sit daily; and, as several somewhat important cases have been argued before it, we intend, as early as possible after the Session is over, giving as general an abstract of them as we can obtain.

The Office of His Honour the Fiscal, we find, is removed to the house lately occupied by Mr. Philipart, in Werk and Rust.

W. N. Firebrace and J. Fileen, Esquires, have been elected to the seats in our Courts of Justice, vacated by Baron Van Grovestine and A. C. Boode, Esquire.

Our late Theatre Royal, it appears, is on the eve of becoming an Academy - Mr. Cart, of Stabroek, having taken it for that purpose.

A Court-Martial assembled on Thursday, at Marshall's Hotel, for the trial (at his own request) of R. Phipps, Esq. late Captain-Commandant of our Militia-Cavalry, charged by His Excellency Major-General Carmichael, Acting-Governor of the Colony, and Commander-in-Chief, with "ungentleman and unofficer-like conduct," on and since the 4th of June; but we shall refrain from any detail, until the sentence is passed - a circumstance which will doubtless take place early in the ensuing week, as the defence is to be made on Monday. The Court was composed of the following gentlemen:
ALI DEY, [centered]
Major-Commandant of the Fourth Battalion of the [centered]
Demerary Militia, President; [centered]
HENRY TULLOH, [centered]
Captain in the First Battalion; [centered]
WILLIAM M'BEAN, [centered]
Brevet-Captain of the Rifle-Corps; [centered]
H. O. SEWARD, [centered]
Lieutenant of the Artillery; [centered]
and [centered]
CHARLES M'GAREL, [centered]
Lieutenant in the First Battalion.
Captain Smith, of the First Battalion, was appointed Judge-Advocate, and F. P. Van Berckel, LL.D. assisted the Accused.

For London. [heading]
[sailing ship icon] The Ship Latona, M. Magrath, Master,
To sail the first springs in July. For Freight or Passage apply to the Master on board, or to
Owen Kernan.
Capt. Magrath offers for sale the ship's long-boat, completely rigged as a schooner - on moderate terms, payable in produce. June 20.

in the Colony-Stocks of Demerary. [heading]



Brought by.


Mrs. Van Doresten,






Pl. Soesdyk,

Pl. Poolman.


Mr. Samms,



Pl. Musquito Hall,



E. J. Henery,

Pl. La Penitence.


Widow Luhrs,



Mr. Anderson,

J. & C. M'Intosh.


Pl. Zeeland,

D. s'Gravesande.


Pl. Calcutta,

Tally, (Mahaica)


G. Sutherland,

H. M'Coll.


T. Laurence,

S. Bradley.


T. Laurence,

Pl. Orange Nassau.


Mrs. Robb,

Simson, Grant & Co.




Ceasar [sic],





Pl. Perseverance.


James Robertson,





And in the Stocks of Essequebo. [centered]



Free Negro Jotto,


Pl. Grove(Mahaica)



D. Dunn,




Pl. Vilvoorden,

June 20.                  F. STRUNKAY, Scout.

GEORGE-TOWN: [centered]
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