Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 July 25

Vol. VII.]


[No. 497.


SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1812.

                  Demerary, July 24, 1812.
CASH wanting for Bills of Exchange, drawn by Joseph Bullock, Esquire, Commissary-General, upon the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, London, at thirty-days' sight, amounting to One Thousand Pounds Sterling. Tenders in triplicate, for the whole or any part thereof, will be received at this office, until 10 o'clock on the morning of Monday the 3d of August, 1812, when they will be opened, and the tenders most advantageous to Government accepted.
Alex. Pitman,

LOST - a Round Letter-wood BOX, and a Red PURSE. Whoever has found the same, and will deliver them to the Printer of this Paper, will receive a reward of Five Joes. July 24.

FOR SALE, [heading]
THIRTY-ONE MULES and SIX HORSES, in good condition. Apply to Mr. T. Martin, at the House of P. M'Intyre, Esquire. July 24.

IMPORTED in the ship Belleisle, by the Subscriber, and for sale cheap for immediate payment, an assortment of FRESH MEDICINES, consisting as follows:
Bark, Rhubarb, Ipeacuanha, Camphor, Myrrh, Powdered Myrrh, Powdered Verdigrise, Cream of Tartar, Jallap, Sal Nitri, Opium, Magnesia, Red Precipitate, Castoreum, Cantharides, Gum Ammonium, Camomille Flowers, Sal Glauberi in kegs of 50 to 70 lbs. Plaisters, &c. Likewise Nutmegs, Mace, Barley, Tow, Liverpool Lint, Lancets, Large Pill Boxes, &c.
July 23. J. H. Reiss, M.D.

THE Subscriber respectfully acquaints the Debtors to the late Firm of William M'Kenzie and Co. that such accounts and specialties as remain unsettled on the 1st of August ensuing, will be placed in the hands of his Lawyer for recovery, without respect to persons, as longer indulgence cannot be granted.
July 22. Peter Rose,
Attorney to the Assignees of
W. M'Kenzie and Co.'s Bankrupt Estate.

THE Premises in Kingston, belonging to the late Firm of William M'Kenzie and Co. consisting of a dwelling-house, loge, kitchen, and other necessary out-offices. Also the Premises in Cumingsburg, formerly occupied by Mr. M'Kenzie, and at present by Mr. H. Tulloh; consisting of a dwelling, kitchen, negro-houses, and horse-stable. - For Particulars apply to the Undersigned.
If the above buildings are not disposed of by private bargain, before the 10th of August, they will be sold at public vendue.
July 22. Peter Rose,
Attorney to the Assignees of
W. M'Kenzie and Co.'s Bankrupt Estate.

THE subscriber has just received on consignment, the following assortment of SADDLERY, and which he is now selling for Cash only:
Consisting of saddles, double and single-plated bridles, martingales and neck straps, spare stirrup leathers and girths, leather head collars, portmanteaus with plain and improved tops, double and single bridle heads and reins with plated sliders, hunting and jockey whips, chaise and cart harness, &c.
He has also for sale, two very excellent Gigs, one with a top, out-rigger and two sets of harness complete; the other, without a top, but has a large umbrella and out-rigger, and one set of harness.
July 22. Stephen Butts,
Who requests all those who stand indebted to him for 1810 and 1811, to come forward with immediate payment, as no further indulgence will be given.

FOR SALE by the Subscribers, the following Articles, just received by the ships Belleisle and Sisters, from Glasgow:
Prime Irish mess pork in barrels and half barrels, ditto beef in half barrels, hams, pine cheese, double and single Gloster ditto, beer and porter, split peas, pearl barley, pickled herrings in kegs, best double rose butter in half firkins, refined sugar, port wine, boots and shoes, soap and candles, oats in puncheons, white, green, and chocolate-coloured paints, paint oil, best Inverness cotton bagging, glass and earthen ware, coals, temper lime, printed callicoes, cordage assorted, iron puncheon hoops, and a few cases of 4-4 wide Irish linen.
Also on hand - a few pipes different qualities Madeira wine, negro cloathing, salempores, sewing twine, cotton shirting, long lawn, table linen, nankeen, Oznaburgs, checks, stone blue in small boxes, negro blankets, &c.
July 22. Wardrop and Ferguson.

THOMAS SMITH informs his former Customers, and the Public in general, that in consequence of having received a supply of Flour, has re-commenced Baking Bread and Biscuit as usual. He also offers for sale, a New Sloop Boat, with cables, anchors, &c. complete; very reasonable to an approved purchaser; but if not, disposed of before the latter end of August next, will then be sold at public vendue. July 24.

STOLEN or DRIFTED, on the 5th instant, a BOAT, belonging to E. J. Portier, of Berbice, 15 feet long and painted green. She has no sitting plank, and a piece of the foot plank is lost; but there are four wood and four iron clamps for the tent. A reward of One Joe will be given for any information which may insure the recovery of the same. Apply to the Printer of this paper. July 24.

THE Subscribers are landing from the Ship Sisters, from Glasgow, the following goods, which they will dispose of on reasonable terms:
Superfine American flour, Irish butter, in firkins; tongues, in do. port wine, mould candles, soap, and first-quality tobacco, in hogsheads. They have also for sale - Madeira wine, of different qualities, in pipes and hogsheads; prime mess pork, in barrels; Dutch terras and Roman cement, black-pepper, in barrels; and a few chest of fine hyson tea.
July 25. Hyndman & Cary.

THE Subscriber, intending to leave the colony early in the ensuing year, offers for sale Eight or Ten valuable Mill-Carpenter Negroes; also a very fine Schooner-Boat, 32 feet 9 inches keel, and 12 feet beam, with Sailor-Negroes. Likewise the whole of his Lot and Buildings, No. 3 in Werk & Rust.
If not sold by private bargain before the end of this year, the whole will be sold at public vendue.
For Further Particulars apply to Mr. James Jackson, America-Street, who is fully empowered to treat for the whole.
July 24. J. Crawfurd.
NB. All who have any claims on the Subscriber, will please to render in their accounts, that they may be speedily liquidated; and all those indebted either by notes-of-hand or open accounts, will pay the same without delay, to prevent further trouble.

WHITE Pine Lumber, Tobacco in hogsheads and barrels, Lamp-Oil in barrels, Salt in puncheons, Building-Lime, Dutch Teras, and Wood Hoops: - very reasonable for immediate payment.
[Transcriber's note: unable to find this item in previous issues.]

Public-Offices [heading]


BY virtue of an extract from the minutes, I, the undersigned Acting Deputy-First-Marshal, in the name and behalf of Adam Smith and Thomas Frankland, Executors to the last-will of William Heathcote, deceased, do hereby for the Fourth Time Exsuperabundanti Cite! all known and unknown Creditors of the said William Heathcote, deceased, to appear before the Honourable Court of Criminal and Civil Justice for the United Colonies of Demerary and Essequebo, at their session to be holden in George-Town, on the 17th day of August next, and following days, in order to render as yet their claims, duly attested, whereas, after the expiration of this last Summons by Edict, will be proceeded against the non-appearers according to law.
George-Town, this 23d day of July, 1812.
B. Teyssen, Jun.
Acting Deputy First Marshal.


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;

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold, and two children, with one servant, in 14 days or 6 weeks, from July 7.
Mary Donovan, in do. or one month, . . . 10.
Robert Fellows, in 14 days or 6 weeks, . . . 10.
Francis Grimes, in do. or a month, . . . 11.
Archibald Edmonston, in 14 days, or by the John, 11.
William Postlethwaite, Jun. in do. or a month 11.
Richard S. Carter, in do. . . . 13.
John Welsh, in 14 days, or by the Ship John, 16.
Frances Rebecca Frye, in 14 days or 6 weeks 17.
Maria Kendrick, in do. . . . 17.
J. B. Cleton, in do. . . . 20.
Adam Niel, in do. . . . 20.
J. C. H. Kuster, with 12 Slaves, names to be seen at this Office, in do. 21.
Henry Woolford, in do. . . . 22.
Frederick Backer, with negro boy Favourite, in 14 days, . . . 24.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, July 25, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.

AT the request of the Executor of Duncan M'Cullum, deceased - all those persons who may have any claims against the estate, or the late firm of D. M'Cullum & Co. are requested to render the same at the store of James Jackson & Co. on or before the 25th of August next, as no claim will be admitted after that date: on which day a meeting of his creditors is requested at the said place, at 12 o'clock in the forenoon, when a statement of his affairs will be laid before them, and such arrangements formed as may seem expedient for the payment of their claims, as his effects will admit of. Such of the creditors as cannot attend themselves, it is expected will authorise some persons to act for them.
Secretary's Office, July 25, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.


On Wednesday the 12th of August, at the store of G. Angle, Esq. - Prime Irish mess beef and pork, butter, hams, tongues, best hyson tea, loaf sugar, starch, Indigo blue, fowling pieces, powder and shot, buck beads, ironmongery, cutlery, perfumery, jewellery, elegant glass ware, a few sets table services, fishing and log lines, fish hooks, &c. Also without reserve, India blue and white salempores, blue chilloes, coopes, bastas, India cotton, bandanoes, India nankeen, green cloths, romal handkerchiefs, and a billiard table.
July 25. Robert Kingston.

On Thursday the 13th of August, will be sold by Order of R. Onink - the half concession, more or less, with two dwelling houses, two kitchen, negro houses, stable, &c. house furniture, silver spoons and forks, negroes, two washer-women, and what further may appear on the day of sale.
July 25. Robert Kingston.

We have had no arrival of importance since Tuesday. The Sisters, announced in our last, brought London Papers several days later in their dates than those we received last week by way of Barbados, but their contents are not of so interesting a nature as might be expected - for we find nothing done definitively, in respect to the New Administration of the British Government; no further military movement of importance in the Peninsula; nothing to be entirely depended upon from the North; or any article worthy of particular notice, in regard to America. Our military readers, however, will find in the subsequent columns, what will no doubt be to them extremely interesting; as, in the same, will those of our friends who come under the denomination of the Shipping Interest.

In our last page the reader will find additional particulars, relative to the late calamity in the Island of St. Vincents.

LOCALITIES. [heading]

The Henry, of Liverpool, Captain M'Dowell, late from this river, is said to have been captured by the two French frigates and brig whose attempted entrance of L'Orient was completely frustrated by His Majesty's ship Northumberland, Captain Hotham.

Major-General Pinson Bonham we find is confirmed in the Civil and Military Government of Surinam.

Acting Governor Murray we also find is arrived in Berbice.

Another American Brig has been seized in our river.


ENGLAND. [heading]

(Liverpool, June 5.) [heading]

COTTON continues rather heavy. The sales of the last week amount to 4000 bags: of which 300 were from Demerary at 16 1/2d. to 18 1/2d.
SUGAR. - British Plantation, of which about 600 hogsheads have been sold, has declined further 1s. to 1s. 6d. Brown at 6[illegible] s. to 69s.; Middling at 70s. to 72s.; Good at 73s. to 76s.; Fine at 77s. to 84s. Foreign has also declined a little.
COFFEE has been moving in some sort at former prices.
RUM is rather giving way. Of Jamaica, 16 O. P. 50 puncheons, at 5s. 3d.; Leeward Proof at 5s. 10d.

(Glasgow, June 6.) [heading]

COTTON - has declined from an half-penny to three farthings: and the sales amount to only 300 bags; of which 90 were from Demerary - at 13d. to 19d.
SUGAR - In British Plantation, of which about 550 hogsheads were purchased by the Grocers, a reduction has taken place of 1s. to 2s. - Dry Brown at 65s. to 68s. - Middling at 70s. to 76s. - Good at 74s. to 78s. - Fine at 80s. to 84s.
RUM - Of Jamaica 16 O.P. 100 puncheons have sold at 5s. to 5s. 1d. - Leeward Proof 70, at 3s. 9d.
COFFEE - flat.


Kingstown, July 4. - The Wallibou quarter on Sunday night last, witnessed a scene of horror and devastation much more terrific and destructive in its effect; than even the memorable night of the awful eruption of the Morne Souffriere. The prodigious masses of ignited substances, which were ejected in the channels of the Wallibou river, which were ejected from the mouth of the crater, made an intrenchment in the channels of the Wallibou river, which effectually stopt the rolling of its waters, and a vast lake, in a constant state of effervescence, had formed near its source, which continued daily to increase till it covered above four acres of land. On Sunday night, therefore, this diffusion of water, from the fall of heavy rains, became so great, that the frightful reservoir overflowed, and the prodigious flood burst through the barriers of volcanic combustibles with irresistible fury, and such was its destructive impetuosity, that it completely inundated the adjacent valley; and, besides its ravages in bearing down a number of negro-houses, several lives were lost, and others so dreadfully scalded from the river of liquid fire which overwhelmed them, that their lives are despaired of; and the mountain too, during the dreadful scene, had a return of one of its terrific fever-fits, its roarings and belchings caused a general consternation, and on the following night, about eleven o'clock, a most violent concussion of the earth, such as the oldest inhabitants never experienced, was felt all over the island.

in the Colony-Stocks of Demerary. [heading]





Mr. Fraser,



Pl. Soesdyk,

Mr. Poolman,


Mr. Samms,

Mahaicony Ferry.


G. Sutherland,

H. M'Coll.


Mrs. Robb,

Simson, Grant & Co.





Kayoos, (Berbice)



Simmy Eyman,



Dr. Phippen,

J. Hubbard.


John Rogers,

Van Senden.


Mr. Blake,

Pl. Covent Garden.


Pl. Lancaster,

V. Wyeth.





Colony Berbice,




From Borasery.



Pl. Le. Repentir.


D. Timmerman,

Pl. Chateau Margo.


Peter Rose,






Sue Donavan,


July 25. F. STRUNKAY, Scout.

[Transcriber's note: currently the issue for July 28, 1812 (No. 498.) is missing from the microfilm copy.]

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