Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 September 08

Vol. VII.]


[No. 510.



WHEREAS the Premises lately occupied by A. Scott, deceased, watch-maker, and at present by Mr. G. Ward, were, in the night between Wednesday and Thursday last, broken open, and Three Pieces of Linen and Three Pieces of Cotton, (the property of the late A. Scott) stolen therefrom. Whoever will discover the thief or thieves, shall receive the above reward,
Robert Spence, [right pointing brace, indicating 'Executors.]
Sept. 7. Peter M'Laggan,

RUNAWAY from the Subscriber, on Friday last, a Young Negro Boy, named John Ruffallo. He had nothing on but a blue lap. Whoever will apprehend said boy, and bring him to Mr. Downie's, at Werk & Rust, will be suitably rewarded.
Sept. 8. M. Campbell.

THE Undersigned, being authorised by Mrs. Wolff, Widow of the late Dr. J. C. Wolff, deceased, to bring to a liquidation, as quick as possible, the Estate of her late Husband, requests therefore, that those having demands against said Estate, will deliver them at his office for examination; and those standing indebted to the same, to come forward with payment of their respectve sums, on or before the 15th of October next - as all accounts not discharged after that date, will be placed in the hands of the Attorney-at-Law, H. Cantzlaar, Esqr. to recover in the most summary manner.
Sept. 7. J. CEURVORST.

AGREEABLE to advertisement in the Gazette, dated the 18th of August last, wherein Messrs. Lelyveld and Co. made known, that they had dissolved their Firm; and requested that all having demands against the said Firm, would tender them to the Undersigned, and those indebted to come forward with payment - he being duly authorised to bring the said firm to a speedy liquidation: - the Undersigned, therefore, requests such as stand indebted to the above-named Firm, will come forward with payment of their respective accounts, at his office, before the 15th of October next, as all such not paid at that date, will be placed in the hands of H. Cantzlaar, Esqr. Attorney-at-Law, to be sued for without respect to persons.
Sept. 6. J. Ceurvorst.

RECEIVED, per Ship Richard, and former Arrivals, the following articles, on sale by the Subscriber, very reasonable for immediate payment:
Black, brown, and sage coloured coats and coatees; toilenett and other waistcoats; patent web and Florentine pantaloons; men, women, and children's hats, shoes, and stockings; an assortment of stationery; tin ware and ironmongery, viz. nails from 4d to four inch spikes, HL and T hinges, bolts, bed screws, castors, camp-desk and box locks, sod irons, spring and wire rat-traps, patent and other padlocks, braces, bits, table knives and forks, screws, tacks, gridirons, fryingpans, iron hoops, rivets, &c. Mess beef and pork in whole and half barrels; butter, in half firkins; loaf sugar; hyson tea; first quality indigo; candles, four to the pound in boxes of 60lb. each; noyeau, best quality, in cases of 12 bottles each; Madeira wine, per quarter cask or per dozen; port wine and porter; salad oil, in flasks, &c.
Sept. 8. William Good.

LAST Night absconded, a Negro-Boy, named Jack, my property. He will say he belongs to a certain Mr. Robinson, in Werk & Rust, with whom he tells me he has been living for the last week. He is smooth-skinned, and very black; had on only the waistband of a pair of nankeen trowsers. The usual reward will be given for his apprehension.
Sept. 8. W. Good.

A Few Thousand Wood Hoops, [heading]
Landed from the Harmony, Capt. Woodall, and for sale by the Subscriber at Eight Joes per M. Cash
Sept. 8. H. O. Seward


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;

Thomas De Lisle, in 14 days or six weeks, Aug. 1.
Richard Jenkins, in do. . . . 6.
Owen Jones, in 14 days or 6 weeks . . . 15.
James Souter, in 14 days or by the Ship Sisters 23.
Thomas Martin, in 14 days or by the Ship Richard 23.
The free coloured woman, Terry, in 14 days or 6 weeks, . . Sept. 2.
William M'Pherson, in 14 days or by the Sisters 4.
Alexander Edwards, in 14 days, or one month 4.
W. N. Massiah, in do. or 6 weeks . . . . . . 4.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, September 5, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.


On Friday the 11th instant, [see 18120905EDRG] . . .
Also by order of V. A. Heyliger, Esq. q.q. Capt. Van Dyk, a Negro, Tuff.
September 5. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday the 15th of September, [see 18120815EDRG] . . .
[see 18120901EDRG] . . .
Also by order of V. A. Heyliger, Esq. q.q. Capt. Van Dyk - a Negro Man, Jack, his wife, Mary, and six children, Nancy, Peggy, John, Bella, Queen, and Betty.
August 15. Robert Kingston.

On Wednesday, the 16th instant at the House of Mr. Ceurvorst, by order of Mr. Van Kant Bruins - the following choice collection of Books - Encyclopedia Britannica, with Supplement, 20 vols. quarto; Johnson and Steven's Shakespeare, 10 octavo, Pratt's Gleaning in England and Wales, 3, Cox's Memoirs of Horace Walpole 3, Edwards' History of the West Indies, 3, Volney's Travels in Syria and Egypt, 1, Pitt's Speeches, 3, Nicholson's Philosophical Journal 26. Repertory of Arts and Sciences. Holy Bible, large in Russia, 2, Milton's Paradise Lost, 1, La Vorseur's Elements of Chymistry, 2, Cullen's Materia Medica, 2, quarto, Robertson's Scotland, 2, America, 2, India, 1, and Charels [sic] V. 3, Burgoanne's Travels in Spain, 2. Secret History of the Court of Berlin, 1, Edinburgh Dispensatory, last edition, 1. Mosely on Tropical Diseases, 1. Millar's Gardener's Kalendar, Gardener's Dictionary, 1 large octavo. Every Many his own Gardener, 1. Johnson's Dictionary, 1. Watts's Logic, 1. Demosthene's Greece, 1. Law of Wills and Testaments, 1, Buchan's Domestic Medicine, 1. Annual Register, from 1780 to 1808, 28 vols. Smith's Wealth of Nations, 3, ditto half bound, 3. Anderson's Commerce, 6. War in America, 2. Works of Soame Jenyes, 2. Monthly Magazine, half bound 7. Cobbet's Political Register, half bound, in Russia, 5, 33 Nos. of ditto, not bound. Anderson's Recreations in Agriculture, &c. 6. Johnson's Lives of the Poets, 3, and ditto, half bound. Taplin's Farriery, 2. Army List, 1. Hooper's Philosophical Recreations, with plates, 2. Russell's Ancient Europe, 192. Modern Europe. Euclid's Elements, 5. Shepherd on the Common Prayer, 2. Ireland's Hogarth, 3. Gibbon's Decline of the Roman Empire, 2. Coelebs in Search of a Wife, 2. Hawkesworth's Voyages, 3. Peter Pindar, 1. History of the French Revolution, 1. Count Rumford's Essays, half bound, 1. Price on Annuities and Reversionary Payments, half bound, 2. Colgahon's Police, 1. Forsythe on the Cultivation of Fruit Trees, 1. Instructions for Volunteer Cavalry, 1. Dundar's Cavalry Regulations, 1. Elucidation of ditto, 1. Manual for Volunteer Cavalry, 1. White on the Gradations in Man, 1. French and English Dictionary, 2. Adams's History of Man, 1. Hoyle's Games, 1. Picture of England and Italy, 2. Letters of Yoric to Eliza, 1. Marmontel's Moral Tales, 2. A Bible, Locke on Education, 1. Chapone's Letters, 1. Swift's Works, 21. Young's Works, 6. Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works, 5. Goldsmith's Animated Nature, 3. Voltaire's Louis the 14th, 14. Memoirs of Madame Mainteno?, 2. Love's Surveying, 1. Guide to Happiness, 1. Life of Lord Chesterfield, 3. American Gazetteer, 1. Cooper's Complete Distiller, 1. Fielding's Works, 14. The Microscope, 5. Le Ligne's Letters, 2. Common Sense, 3. Inchbald's British Theatre, 25. King's Interest Tables, 1. Adventurer, 4. History of the Reformation, 3. A small Bible. Elegant Extracts, 1. History of the London Theatres, 1. Young's Kalendar, 1, London Catalogue, 1. List of Places and Pensions, for 1811, 9 vol. History of the Baron de Tot, 2. Bell on Strictures, 1. Jameson's Cheltenham, 1. Miseries of Human Life, 1. Pleasures of Human Life, 1. Millar's Architecture, with 32 plates, 1 vol. English Atlas. New Large Pocket Map of Spain, on canvas. Moliere's Works, (French) 1. Carey's Itinerary, 1. A Lot of Reviews, &c. Old Books and Plays. A Lot of Novels, &c.
Also, Twenty Dozen of Hock, and what further may appear on the day of sale.
The Vendue will begin at 10 precisely.
September 5. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday the 22d of September, [see 18120815EDRG] . . .
[see 18120829EDRG] . . .
Also by order of Mr. George Lacy - Eight Negroes, four women and four men.
August 15. Robert Kingston.

Proclamation, [images 3690-3693]
By His Excellency Major-General Hugh
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H. L. Carmichael.
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Lyle Carmichael, Acting-Governor in and over the United Colonies of Demerary and Essequebo, &c. &c. &c.
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Unto all whom it may concern, Greeting, be it known:
WHEREAS it has been deemed expedient for divers good causes to dispense with the services at present, of the Colleges of Electors, and Financial Representatives:
I do hereby, in the name of His Royal Highness, the Prince Regent, and by virtue of the powers vested in me, dissolve those Colleges until another election; and they are hereby dissolved accordingly.
And we hereby call on the good Inhabitants of this United Colony, properly qualified, according to a Proclamation hereafter to be issued, to send in their Votes for the Election of Seven New Members for the Combined-College of Electors and Financial Representatives, before the 30th instant - a sealed box being placed to receive the same at the King's House, and which will be opened on that day, with the usual formalities.
And all Persons, whom these Presents doth, shall or may concern, are hereby enjoined to observe the same, and conduct themselves accordingly.
Given under my Hand and Seal-at-Arms, at the King's House, George-Town, this 8th day of September, 1812, and in the 52d Year of His Majesty's Reign.
H. L. Carmichael.
By Command,
Henry St. Hill,
Acting Government-Secretary.
God Save the King. [centered]

By His Excellency Major-General Hugh Lyle Carmichael, Acting-Governor in and over the United Colonies of Demerary and Essequebo - and the Honourable Court of Policy of said Colonies: -
Unto all whom it may concern, Greeting, be it known:
WHEREAS, by virtue of the powers vested in me, by His Majesty's Instructions, to alter and amend, from time to time, the Laws and Regulations of these Colonies, subject, however, to His Majesty's approbation -
I have thought fit, by and with the advice and consent of the Hon. Court of Policy, to Combine the Board of Electors with that of Financial Representatives; to extend the Right of Suffrage to all such persons, as may pay the Income-Tax on f. 10,000 per ann. who shall have an equal right to vote in all elections, in the same manner as those who are possessed of 25 Negroes as by the former Regulations.
And whereas, it appears necessary to confine the right of voting to persons, who may be Attornies, Sequestrators, or Representatives of various Plantations - it is hereby enacted, that all persons, without distinction, who shall pay the Tax on Income of f. 10,000 per annum, as well as those who are possessed of twenty-five Negroes, shall be entitled to Vote for the Combined-Board of Kiezers and Financial Representatives, now to be convened; but that no person being Attorney or Representative of Several Plantations, shall be entitled to more than two Votes for the said Plantations, however numerous they may be, exclusive of his personal right of voting either as proprietor of negroes, or by virtue of a payment of his income-tax.
Members, elected for the Combined-College of Kiezers and Financial Representatives, to serve two years. The two eldest members to got out at the end of two years, and their places to be supplied by a new election, and so on every year afterwards.
And that no ignorance may be pretended of this our Ordinance, the same shall be printed and published, and affixed for general information.
Thus enacted in the Extraordinary Meeting of the Honourable Court of Policy aforesaid, held at the King's-House, in George-Town, Demerary, on the 7th of September, and Published the 8th following.
H. L. Carmichael.
By Command,
Charles Wilday,
Clerk to the Court of Policy.

PURSUANT to an Order of the Honourable Court of Justice, of these Colonies, are hereby summoned, for the last time, all colonial and other Creditors of the Estates of Margareth James, Thomas Duim, and Lewis Sack - to give in, on the first and following days, of the Court's Session in December next, their claims, with the vouchers relating thereto; as the Honourable Court aforesaid, will then finally decide on the prae and concurrence of the said Estates, and decree perpetual silence against the Defaulters.
Court-House, September 8, 1812.
Alex. Tinne,
Clerk to the Court of Justice.

PURSUANT to an Order of the Honourable Court of Justice of these Colonies, are hereby Summoned all the colonial and other Creditors of the Plantations Springhall and Good Intent, and the Estate of Farley, deceased; and likewise, all the colonial and other Creditors of Plantation Chantilly - lately the property of Grinhill Jones; and of Plantation The Pearl, lately the property of J. and A. Culpeper - to give in, on the first and following days of the Court's Session in December next, their claims, with the vouchers relating thereto; as the Honourable Court aforesaid, will then finally decide on the prae and concurrence of the said Estates, and decree perpetual silence against the defaulters.
Court-House, September 8, 1812.
Alex. Tinne,
Clerk to the Court of Justice.

NOTICE. [heading]
It is requested, that any Persons having open Accounts with His Excellency Major-General CARMICHAEL, will send them in without loss of time.
King's House, Demerary, September 8, 1812.
Henry St. Hill,

Arrivals since our last - The Tender belonging to His Majesty's Brig-of-War Liberty, Lieut. Guise, from Surinam; the Mail-Boat, from Barbados, and the Schooner Shark, from Surinam.

By the Owner of the Shark, we have been kindly favoured with the loan of a Halifax Paper, containing much important intelligence; and which will be found in our Foreign Department.

LOCALITIES. [heading]

The Honourable Court of Justice resumes its Sitting on Thursday next.

The Packet for Europe, sails to-morrow, at 12 o'clock.

Departed this life since our last - Mrs. Martha Neilson, and Mrs. Lambly - both of this Colony.



The Maidstone frigate left Plymouth June 17. - Dispatches, in cypher, from the Government of the United States to that of France had been intercepted. We understand they informed of the time when war was to be declared against Great Britain; and subsequent sailing of the American squadron to a place of rendezvous of one from France, when they were to act together on; previously digested plan of operations - the Government of Great Britain becoming consequently aware of the contemplated measures of the United States had, it is said, ordered 10 sail of the line and ?0 [illegible first digit] frigates, to be immediately prepared for service in North-America.

Off Cape Sable, on Wednesdy last, the Colibre fell in with H.M.S Spartan, and received on board the crew of an American privateer which the Spartan had sunk the day before.

A pilot boat sailed from New-York, for England, on the 20th ult. She carried official intelligence of the Declaration of War by the United States.

It seems that the War is very unpopular in the greater part of America. Most of the States have remonstrated against it; and many are determined not to give Government the least assistance in its prosecution. Although General Officers had been appointed to command the Militia in those States adjoining British America, no attention had been paid to their directions, the people having come to the resolution of not being employed in any offensive operation, observing that they have territory sufficient but that they would be ready to defend what they were already in possession of.
We are led to believe one of their frigates has had a narrow escape, having been chased by our three days; but the wind favouring her, she got into Boston, without receiving any considerable injury. The Americans are said to be very apprehensive that Commodore Rodgers, in the President, and the other ships under his direction, will fall into our possession, for there seems to be a very sharp look-out for them - The Africa, Shannon, Guerriere, AEolus, Belvidera, and some small cruisers, being off Sandy-Hook, in the hopes of an early rencounter.

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