Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 September 15

Vol. VII.]


[No. 512.



WANTED - a steady Man, capable of taking charge of a Schooner, hence to the Islands. Any person so qualified will find employ on application to
Sept. 15. Paul Massiah & Co.

RUNAWAY from the Subscriber - a tall, thin, elderly Negro-Woman, named Fanny; of the Congo nation. She is supposed to be harboured among the negro-houses on Bel Air Estate, where she has been lately seen huckstering salt-provisions. A liberal reward will be given for her apprehension, and all persons cautioned against harbouring or concealing the said negro-woman, as the law will be rigidly enforced against such offenders.
Sept. 15. E. Barzun.

UNFORTUNATELY DROWNED, from on Board the Ship Favorite, a Young-Man, about twenty-three years of age, dressed in a striped cotton shirt and blue cotton trowsers. Any person who may find his corpse, shall by application to the Master of said ship, be handsomely rewarded. Sept. 15.

FOR SALE - any number (not less than a thousand) of large-sized BRICKS, from an Estate up the River. Apply to
America-Street, Sept. 13. D. Smith.

ABSENTED himself from the Subscriber, a Negro-Man named Phoenix, formerly the property of Mr. John Barnwell, and latter of Mr. R. S. Turton. He has been frequently seen on board a schooner which belongs to Mahaica or Berbice. A reward of Two Joes will be given to any person, who will apprehend or lodge him in the Barracks or deliver him to the Subscriber, on Plantation Hoff Van Holland.
D. Broadhead.
NB A further reward of Five Joes will be given to any person who will prove his being harboured or employed by any White or Free Coloured Person; and all Masters of Vessels are forbid taking him off the colony, as the law will be rigidly enforced against such offenders. Sept. 15.

IN consequence of the many melancholy events that have lately occurred, the Subscription-Ball is postponed until Friday the 16th of October.
Union-Coffee-House, Sept. 15.


BY authority duly obtained from His Excellency the Acting-Governor, I, the undersigned Acting Deputy First Marshal, will expose for sale unto the highest bidder, in presence of two Counsellors-Commissaries of the Honourable Court of Justice, and their Secretary, at the Court-House, in George-Town, on Tuesday the sixth day of October next ensuing -
1st. In behalf of G. Henschelius versus A. Danjoef [sic], the Half Lot of Land, No. 7, situated in Kingston with all the Buildings thereon - consisting of an old dwelling house, thirty-three feet long, and twenty-five feet wide, including two open galleries; a new side building, thirty-two feet long, by fourteen feet wide, serving for a kitchen, with an oven, a store room and negro-house; a horse-stable; and, lastly, a Negro, named Luxembourg. The said premises at present occupied by the Defendant.
2d. P. C. Mickerts, q q Burmeister and Burnett versus John Ashley and the Representatives of the Estate of Eve Ann Jordan, deceased - the Half Lot of Land, No. 29, situated in front of Plantation Vlissingen, (between the house of Mr. Hadfield, and that of John Brown) with the Buildings thereon - consisting of a dwelling-house, about thirty feet long, by twenty feet wide, with a gallery of ten feet; and also some small out-houses of little value - the same sold however, subject to all such right, title, and privileges as are thereto appertaining, and agreeable to the present term of the lease. The said premises were formerly occupied by the Defendant.
3d. Robert Kingston, Deputy-Vendue-Master, versus James Sampson - Two Lots of Land, situated in Werk & Rust, bounding on the south, the premises of Doctor Verwayen, and on the north, those of Major Van Well; and divided by a ten-foot road, leading from the public road to the lot No. 20; measuring 45 feet broad by 90 feet long each, more or less. Also, the Lot No. 20, in said District, with the Buildings thereon - consisting of a dwelling-house, 36 feet long and 24 feet wide, two stories high, on a brick wall of 7 feet; and also two side-buildings.
4th. Thomas Naghten, q.q. H. M'Calmont, & Co. versus the Representative or Representatives of the Estate of G. Crafts, deceased - A Lot of Land, without the buildings thereon, and occupied by Mr. W. Jeffery; situated in Cumingsburg, bounded, on the north, by the land of the Hon. T. Naghten.
Any person or persons having right, claim, or interest in the above-named premises, and wishes to oppose the sale thereof, let such person or persons address themselves to the Acting Deputy First Marshal, stating their reasons of opposition in writing, I will appoint him, or them, a day of hearing before the Honourable Court of Justice for the trial of the same; and those inclined to speculate please attend the sale on the day and at the place before-written.
Demerary, this 12th day of September, 1812.
B. Teyssen, Jun.
Acting Deputy First Marshal.
[Transcriber's note: this advertisement does not appear in an earlier issue.]


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;

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.
John Newton, in 14 days, or by the Ship Douglas . 5.
J. W. Robinson, sen. and one servant, in do. or a month . . . . 7.
R. Esdaile, in do. . . . . . . . . . 11.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, September 12, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.


[Transcriber's note: no new or updated Vendues in this issue]

Arrivals since our last - The John Duncan, Capt. Birnie, the Fame, Capt. Greenidge, and the Catharine, Capt. White - all from Barbados. By the Fame we received Papers to the 5th instant; and from which have copied several interesting articles.

LOCALITIES. [heading]

The Court of Justice adjourned yesterday, soon after the commencement of the business of the day, in consequence of the sudden and (ultimately) fatal indisposition of Adam Smith, Esq. as he was proceeding from the Barristers' room, for the almost immediate exercise of his forensic duties. He died with three hours after he was first attacked, and the interment of his remains is to take place this evening at Plantation Perseverance. The Messenger of Death in this awful instance, was a Fit of Apoplexy. The Court resumed its labours this morning.

In addition to the above deeply-regretted departure from this life, we have to add that of Albertus Backer, Esqr. a very old and much-respected inhabitant of these colonies; and D. H. Van Nooten, Esqr. The former died on Thursday last, on his Estate in Essequebo; and the latter, on Saturday, on the Island of Walkenham.

Mr. John Miller, of Stabroek, also died on Sunday - and yesterday was drowned, a Young Man belonging to the Ship Favorite.

The Subscription Ball, which was to have taken place on Thursday next, it will be seen, is postponed until the 16th of October.

The Maria and Teazer army-schooners, late from this river, on board of which were the Officers who composed the Court-Martial of Colonel Codd, we find are safe arrived at Barbados.


Verbatim from the Barbados Paper. [heading]

Bridge-Town, Sept. 5. - On Thursday, His Majesty's schooner Arrow arrived, from Falmouth, and delivered some dispatches that had been put on board by the Admiral of that Port for Sir Francis Laforey, on this station - her original destination having been for Trinidad, with dispatches for General Monro; and she sailed again for that Island on the following morning. [Transcriber's note: European news not transcribed.]

While thus assisting Spain with both British blood and treasure, how is it to be reconciled, that the party declaring for Ferdinand the VII. in her South American possessions should continue to annoy our traders? - several British vessels are said to have been carried into Porto Cavello, among which is the brig Lavinia, from Gibraltar bound to La Guira, and the brig John, Knight, with a valuable cargo from Liverpool, was detained at La Guira, on suspicion of having had some dealings with those inhabitants who professed themselves devoted to the cause of Independence - now, perhaps, annihilated for ever.

The information recently given of Miranda's being in confinement, is confirmed by His Majesty's schooner Elizabeth, lately from the Main.


By the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admi- [heading]
ral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, &c.

The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Castlereagh, one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, having by his Letter of this day's date, signified to Us the commands of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that we should give the necessary orders for detaining and bringing in all vessels belonging to the United States of America, or to their citizens or inhabitants thereof, except such as may be furnished with British Licences, which vessels are to be allowed to proceed according to the tenor of the said Licence; We do hereby require and direct you to bring in, or send into some convenient Port belonging to His Majesty, all such American vessels (excepting such as may be furnished with Licences as aforesaid as you may fall in with accordingly. [sic - no closing parenthesis]
We do further require and direct you to cause the utmost care to be taken for the preservation of the said ships, and all and every part of the cargoes on board thereof, so that no damage or embezzelment whatever be sustained; and that such ships and cargoes be safely kept in the Ports of His Majest's Dominions to which they shall be brought, until His Royal Highness's further pleasure respecting the same be made known.
Given under our Hands the 30th of July, 1812.
W. Donett,
F. Robinson,
G. J. Hope.
To the respective Captains, Commanders, and Com-
manding Officers of His Majesty's ships and vessels.
By Command of their Lordships,
J. W. Croker.

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