Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1812 October 10

Vol. VII.]


[No. 518.



The King's House. [heading]

NOTICE - unto all to whom these may concern, be it known: That His Excellency the Acting-Governor has been pleased to prolong the time given in the Proclamation of the 3d of October, 1812, respecting Foreigners, until the 14th of this month - multiplicity of business intervening.
King's House, Demerary, October 7, 1812.
By His Excellency's Command,
B. Hebbelinck,

Board of Police. [heading]
The Board are sorry to observe, that some ill-disposed Persons have repeatedly broke the Lamps of the Town and committed other nuisances; and being anxious to preserve peace and good order, hereby offer a reward of Twenty Joes, to such person or persons, as by their information, may occasion the same offenders to be convicted.
By Order of the Board,
October 6. H. S. Thomas, Clerk.
[Transcriber's note: this advertisement did not appear in an earlier issue.]

WANTED to Purchase - a good plain Cook; one that can be well recommended. Apply to the Printer. October 10.

NOTICE. [heading]
The undersigned intends carrying on the profession of Mill-Carpenter and Engineer, in the colony of Essequebo, in all its branches, having brought out from Europe a complete Mill Carpenter and Engineer, and is ready to undertake any job, of whatever magnitude, in the above line.
Any person having two or three good Carpenter-Negroes for hire, will apply at the Office of this Paper.
Essequebo, Oct. 7. James Johnstone.

WILL be paid to any person that will deliver to the subscriber a mulatto-woman, by name Sally-Ann, (but calls herself Sarah Ann Bruce), and endeavoured to pass for a free woman when she absconded some time back. All persons are forbid harbouring or employing her, as the law will be rigidly enforced against them, by
October 7. R. S. Turton.

THE Undersigned are extremely sorry to announce the confirmation of the death of Capt. C. Van Dyk, of the ship Granger, late from this River; which melancholy event took place in France, in consequence of the severe wound he received in the thigh, in the action between said ship, and the French privateer L'Aigle, on the 1st of May last. He leaves a disconsolate widow and three children, bitterly to lament his loss.
Demerary, October 10, 1812.
V. A. Heyliger,
C. H. De Munnick.

TO be Let - the House and Lot, No. 70, Stabroek. For further particulars apply to
October 10. C. H. De Munnick.

NOTICE. [heading]
WHEREAS a Mr. Chionester, who arrived in May, 1810, in the Schooner Ann, from St. Kitt's, left part of his luggage with the Subscriber, which has not yet been sent for, notwithstanding several applications on the part of the Subscriber. This is to give notice, that should said luggage not be taken away within two months from date, it will be sold at public auction to defray the expences yet due.
October 10. A. Z. De Munnick.
[Transcriber's note: 'Chionester' changes to 'Chichester' in the following issue.]

RUNAWAY from the Undersigned, a Negro named Simon, short and stout made, marked with ringworms on the face and different parts of his body. He was sold at Vendue in Essequebo, on the 9th of June, 1812, by order of the Honourable G. Munro and Evan Fraser, as Agents for the Berbice Government; and again, in Demerary, on the 26th of August last, by order of the Hon. J. S. Masse, qq. Any person lodging him in the barracks, or sending him to the Undersigned, will be liberally rewarded.
October 10. De Munnick and Co.

Dropped from its scabbard, on the 29th ult. between Middle-street and the King's House, a Dirk, about thirteen inches long, strait, with a white handle. Any person returning it to the Office of this Paper, will be thanked by the owner, and (if required) rewarded. October 4.
[Transcriber's note: this advertisement does not appear in an earlier issue]

FOR SALE, [heading]
A Complete, new, CATTLE-MILL; lying on Plantation Good-Fortune, and which will be sold at invoice price. Enquire of James Anderson, at the house of Mr. Lachlan M'Bean, in George-Town. October 9.

                        Demerary, October 10, 1812.
FOR SALE - a House; situate on the Middle-Dam, in the district of Stabroek, and two Negroes. Also a House to let, with out-buildings complete, fit for the residence of a small family, and has the advantage of a neat garden, with a variety of plants and fruit trees, in a thriving condition.
T. Quiding.

ALL persons having claims against the late John Miller, are requested to render them in as soon as possible; and those indebted to him will please to make payment to the first undersigned.
George-Town, R. Robertson, [right pointing brace, indicating 'Executors']
October 10, 1812. R. Mains,

Just landed and for sale by the subscriber, [heading]
Choice Madeira Onions.
October 8 B. Jacobs.

For Sale by the Subscriber: [heading]
BEST hyson tea, refined sugar, spices, Hoffman's fruits, confectionary and cherry and raspberry brandy, candles, split peas, barley, vermicelli, macaroni, olives, capers, sallad oil, sago, mustard, basket salt, blue, vinegar, pickled oysters, liquid blacking, chamber oil in gallon jugs, snuff, gunpowder, shot, flints, shot belts, nails, anchors, cordage, cables, hand brooms, house and shoe brushes, Madeira, Hock, Claret and Port Wines, beer, tobacco, rush and cane-bottomed chairs and window seats, rocking horses, Morocco trunks without any waiters, fashionable paper hangings and borderings, work baskets, men's willow hats, boys' and girls' beaver hats and bonnets, negro hats, tradesmen's jackets, window glass, 14 by 10, 15 by 11, and 16 by 12, India shades, vase and barrel lamps, spirit stands, rummers, wine coolers, goblets and salts, hour glasses, and proof viols [sic], corks, setts of ivory-handled knives and forks, cooks' knives, soup ladles, silver, plated and pewter table and tea spoons, brass and iron parrot cages, rat and mouse traps, frying pans, gridirons, sadirons, stock, pad, box, and chamber locks, H and E and E and L hinges, window bolts, stay bars and staples, wine cocks, pump and tin tacks, sauce and stew pans and fish kettles, garden shears and watering pots, lanthorns, coffee-mills, hand-bells, hour-glasses, coffin furniture, glue, curry-combs and brushes, horse scissors, sand-paper, fish-hooks, masons' trowels, buck-glasses, files, iron tea-kettles, coopers' knives, blue ware assorted, foolscap and quarto paper, blotters, bibles, spelling-books, best Mogul cards, message do. slates, wafers, ink-powder, bills of exchange and lading; blue, white and yellow Company nankeens; India and English silk handkerchiefs, sewing silk, hair-cord dimity, jeans, Marseilles quilting, musquito netting, plain and twilled black and white cotton cambrics do. sarsnet, bombazeen, crape, satin, Chambrays, cravat muslin, ladies' dresses, printed calicoes and chintzes, fashionable patterns; furniture do. ginghams, white salempores, long-lawns, linen and cotton diaper, Osnaburgs, sheeting, mattresses, green table-covers, Welch flannel, flannel dressing gowns and jackets, bed-tick, green canvas and line, bed-side carpeting, check, brown Holland, negro shirts and trowsers, umbrellas, silk, cotton and leather gloves and braces; ladies', gentlemen's and childrens' silk and cotton stockings, boot do. thread and cotton laces, tapes, pins, threads, perfumery, jewellery, &c.
October 10. Thomas Shute.

THE Treasurer to the Subscription Balls, requests the Subscribers to call and pay their Subscription previous to the next Ball, which is to be on the 16th instant.
Demerary, October 10.

FOR Sale, at the Store of the Subscribers, Lamp and Seal Oil, Rice, Beef, Pork, Onions, Glauber's Salts, Tobacco, &c. for which Rum will be taken in payment, at cash-price, if delivered immediately.
October 10. James H. Albouy and Co.


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;

Miss Mary Ann Shepherd, in do. or by the First Packet from Oct. 1.
Alexander McRae, in 14 days or 6 weeks, . . . 6.
Archibald Iver, in 14 days, . . . . . 9.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, October 10, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.

For the First Time. [heading]
BANNS of MATRIMONY - between W. F. D. Schirmeister, born in this colony, and Miss Alpheda Maria Elizabeth Fasy, also born in this colony; with the consent of her guardian, the Hon. J. S. Masse.
Any person knowing any just cause or impediment, why the above parties should not be joined together in Holy Matrimony, must declare the same at the Colonial Secretary's Office.
Secretary's Office, October 10, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Sworn Clerk.

WHEREAS the following Persons have petitioned the Hon. Court of Policy of Demerary and Essequebo, for Letters of Manumission for the afternamed Slaves:
H. Eils, for the Indian woman Juliana, and Children, formerly the property of A. P. Swaen.
Abraham Trotz, for himself and woman Claudina, and son Lawrence; formerly the property of the Hon. J. S. Masse.
H. Cantzlaar, y.z. for the negro-woman Kitty, and her child, Eliza.
J. H. Van Kant Bruins, for the negro woman, named Flora, and child; late the property of John Crauford.
Van Hoytema for the negro Ali; formerly the property of M. Lamaison, Esqr.
All those who may have any right or title to said Slaves, are hereby notified to give in their claims between this date and the next ensuing Ordinary-Session of the Court of Policy aforesaid, on Monday the 20th of October; as the Court will then proceed to give such orders on the said several petitions, as it shall deem fit.
Court-House, George-Town, October 10, 1812.
Charles Wilday,
Clerk of the Court of Policy.


On Friday the 16th of October, at the Vendue Office, [see 18120926EDRG] . . .
Also by order of O. Kernan, Esqr. the Long-Boat of the ship Latona, 22 feet keel and 10 feet beam, copper-fastened, and completely rigged as a schooner; can be seen any day previous to the day of sale, laying at the America-Stelling.
Also on the same day - cotton-bagging, double and single refined loaf sugar, Irish linen, fine cravat muslin in 10-yard pieces, do. in gown patterns, coarse do. patent shot, a few dozen fine Madeira wine, claret, vin de grave, and perry; some red, blue, and white flannel, for negro shirts and wrappers, six large swing looking glasses, cane-bottom and Windsor chairs, dining and Pembroke tables, &c.
Sept. 26. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday the 20th and Wednesday the 21st of October, [see 18120919EDRG] . . .
Also by order of W. Good, Esq. - the House and Out-Buildings on 1/4 of Lot No. 11, now occupied by Messrs. Winandy & Co. free from ground rent during the present lease; it is built of colony-wood newly covered with wallaba shingles, is in complete repair, and stands on brick pillars - terms 6, 12 and 18 months' credit. Also four negro men, grass-cutters or field people - at a credit of three months; and best-quality indigo, about 100 pounds in all.
September 19. Robert Kingston.

On Friday the 23d instant, at the Vendue Office by order of Mr. A. Quintland - Two negro-women and one man, Cornelia, Nancy, and Harry.
Also by order of John P. Hicks, q.q. the estate of Charles M'Donnell - a negro boy, named France, and a woman, named Daphny.
October 10. Robert Kingston.

On Monday the 26th instant, at the late dwelling-house of Adam Smith, deceased - Houses and Concessions, slaves, a schooner, gold and silver, elegant furniture, books, and what further will be exposed on the day of sale.
October 10. Robert Kingston.
[Transcriber's note: see 18121013EDRG, where the vendue is re-phrased]

The Diana Packet, with the August Mail, arrived on Thursday morning; and also on that day, the Mahaicony, from Barbados.

The Papers, by the last-mentioned vessel, are to the 29th ultimo; and, surely, never has the Barbadian Press communicated to an exulting Public, such interesting, such glorious, intelligence - as in the present instance! We repeat it verbatim.
[Transcriber's note: European news not transcribed]

LOCALITIES. [heading]

Departed this life, on Wednesday last, at Plantation Success, on Leguan Island, Mr. Caleb Carter.

Extract of a Letter from Surinam, to a Gentleman of this colony: - "The Sarah Ann will leave here about the 14th instant, in company with six other vessels, under convoy of the Surinam, for St. Thomas's."

[From the Custom-House.] [heading]
Sept. 1. Schr. Providence, Capt. Skell, for Grenada.
2. Sloop Blackbird, Hall, Barbados.
-. Sloop Aurora, Dill, Barbados.
8. Schr. Brothers, Tynes, Barbados.
10. Schr. Mahaicony, Martin, Barbados.
11. Schr. Surprize, Lawson, Tobago.
12. Schr. Phoenix, Norburn, Barbados.
14. Schr. Burchall, Hill, Barbados.
15. Schr. Fame, Greenidge, Barbados.
17. Schr. John Duncan, Birnie, Barbados.
18. Sloop Aurora, Dill, Barbados.
19. Ship Sisters, Gemmill, Glasgow.
--. Sloop Retrieve, Coverley, Barbados.
22. Schr. Catharine, White, Barbados.
24. Schr. Shark, Moodie, St. Vincent.
26. Sloop Endeavour, White, St. Vincent.

in the Colony-Stocks of Demerary. [heading]



Brought by


Mr. Samms,

Mahaicony Ferry.


Colony Berbice,



Rule (Berbice)

Pl. Grove.


Pl. Concordia,

J. Wollen.



Pl. Blankenburg.


T. Cook,

S. Nichols.


Van Straaten,

Pl. Roomen.


Pl. Lusignan,



Pl. Alliance,

C. Ridly.


R. Rynders,

E. Wolff.








Pl. Cottage,

Pl. La Retraite.


Dr. Phippin,

W. King.



Pl. Sophia.


Pl. Good Hope,

Pl. La Penitence.






Pl. Co. Garden.


T. Sampson,

N. M'Kernan.


Pl. Stratspay,

Pl. La Redruite. [sic]


Pl. Bellmond,

Pl. Friendship.

October 10. F. STRUNKAY, Scout.

GEORGE-TOWN: [centered]
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