ESSEQUEBO [Colophon] & DEMERARY
ROYAL [Colophon] GAZETTE.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1812.
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King's House. [heading]
being reason to presume, that Bush Negroes, Runaways, and others of an improper
description, have frequented the Markets, and may at this season of the year,
take the opportunity in public assemblies of mixing with the negroes: and as it
is not the wish of His Excellency the Acting-Governor, to prohibit or obstruct,
in any respect, the innocent amusements or dances of the Negroes, where it is
with the permission of those, under whose authority they may be -
is hereby given, that every Negro belonging to an Estate, or Private
Proprietor, will have a Pass, with the day of its being given, and for what
period granted, the name of the negro, the estate or his owner, and with the
signature of his owner, attorney, or manager, as the case may be.
Excellency, upon this occasion, refers to the Instructions to Burgher-Captains,
of the 9th of September, 1812, and offers a reward of Twenty Dollars, to any
Negro who will make prisoner, and secure a Bush or Runaway, and convey them in
safe custody to the Jail.
is likewise thought proper, here, to call the especial attention of the
Commandants of Militia, and the Burgher Captains, to the ensuing Militia
Return; specifying very particularly, the actual state of the Absentees, as an
object not merely confined to Civil Police, but closely connected with another
matter of much importance to the Colony.
very particular Return of the Arms upon each Estate, will be required, with the
order they may be in, and the repairs wanting.
House, George-Town, December 22, 1812.
His Excellency's Command,
the Undersigned, hereby inform the Public in General, that in consequence of
their not being able to procure cattle without paying the ready cash, and also
from the great difficulty they experience in collecting their money, they
cannot, from this date, deliver any fresh meat from the market, without the
cash being paid down.
HOPPEN & Co.
Dec. 21, 1812.
Subscriber has for sale, at his Store in America-Street -
lime in strong English puncheons, butter in firkins, port wine and porter, sago
and sago powder, black pepper, split peas, pickled tripe, hyson tea, salad oil
in pint and half pint bottles, spices, tobacco in hogsheads and barrels,
cordage assorted from 1 to 5 1/2 inch, nails from 4d. to 30d. shovels,
cutlasses and hoes, coopers' and carpenters' tools, brass, iron and stock
locks, pump tacks, brads, iron pots, kettles, gridirons, coffee biggins and sod
irons, brass wine cocks, coffee manaries, copper wire for ditto, Indian corn
mills, knives and forks in sets, guaging rods, proof phials, boxes of proof
bubbles, cotton and coffee bagging, negro clothing, Osnaburgs, checks, Irish
linen and sheeting, long lawns, white cotton for lining, imitation Madras
handkerchiefs, gentlemen's coats, coatees, vests, and pantaloons, shoes and
boots, sein and sewing twine, cherry-tree arm chairs, curry combs and brushes,
paint brushes assorted, shoe brushes, comb ditto, yellow and blue paint,
glassware, stationery, &c. &c.
22. OWEN KERNAN.
in the Bridget, Capt. Kennan, from Liverpool, and for sale by the Subscriber -
general assortment of Hardware, consisting of brass and iron door, pad, desk,
case, box, drawer and trunk locks, brass and iron hinges of all descriptions,
nails from 4d. to 30d. 6-inch spikes, coffee, pepper, and corn mills, coffee
toasters, fryingpans, gridirons, boat, dog, and monkey chains, hasps and
staples, staybars, steel and plated snuffers and trays, brass candlesticks,
chamber ditto with snuffers and extinguishers, sash pullies and cord, felling
and Buck axes, wood and socket handled hatchets, an assortment of carpenters'
and coopers' tools, mason's trowels, brass and iron sopha, bed, and table
castors, table hinges, brass furniture mountings, bed screws and keys, fish
hooks, metal and iron-tinned spoons and ladles, pewter chamber utensils,
syringes, grindstones, fowling pieces, powder and shot, house bells, earthen,
tin and glassware, fishing and log lines, green cord, brooms and dusters, dust
pans, scrubbing, furniture, shoe, hair, cloaths, crumb, paint, tar, and nail
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varnish, jewellery, stationery, perfumery, mice and rat traps of various
descriptions, mess beef and pork, barley, oatmeal, hyson tea, refined sugar,
salad oil and a variety of other articles.
20. G. ANGLE
CART again returns his best thanks to the Friends of the Pupils entrusted to
his care; and takes this opportunity of saying, that the support and
encouragement he has invariably met with, call forth his warmest
acknowledgements. He also respectfully begs leave to inform them, and the
Public in general, that the Christmas Vacation commences in the morning of
Thursday next, the 24th instant; and that the labours of the Academy will be
resumed on the 8th of January: the situation of which, however, is too well
known to require any additional description to what appeared in August last.
- a middle-aged Assistant; of sober habits and otherwise well-qualified for
such a situation.
- A. Cart likewise takes the liberty of reminding his Friends, that his
establishment being expensive - punctual payment is absolutely necessary.
- Six CARPENTERS on Hire, for Six months certain from the 1st of January next.
a Boat-negro, named Robin. A reward of One Joe will be paid on lodging him in
the Colony Barracks. Apply to
I. FURNACE, or
22. CHARLES WILDAY.
undersigned particularly requests those Gentlemen Merchants, who have dealings
with Plantations Pattensen, East-Coast, and Enterprise, in Pomeroon, not to
deliver any goods in future, for account of their of those Plantations, without
an order signed by him, as he will not allow the charge for articles delivered
without such order.
December 21, 1812.
to Hire - a COOK. Apply to the Printer. - December 22.
is to inform the Pubilc, that the following Persons intend quitting this
Abel Allen, and Lady, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Dec. 4.
Office, Demerary, December 5, 1812. [sic]
Wednesday next, the 23d instant, at the Store of J. Robertson and Co. - The
remainder of their Stock of Merchandize. See Saturday's Gazette.
22. ROBERT KINGSTON.
Monday, the 1st of February, 1813, at the Vendue Office, by Order of Dr. J. L.
Smith - The Plantation Maria's Lodge; situated in Essequebo, adjoining Mr.
Prin's Estate, Bathsheba's Lust; together-with Four Negroes.
22. ROBERT KINGSTON.
have been no arrivals since Saturday.
want, therefore, of something more rational, just, and amicable - we have
devoted our news-page to the political peregrinations of Mr. President Madison
- the Wildgoose of America! - who, in search of amusement for the Congressional
Goslings, when next they assemble under her wing, has made the tour of the
globe! - This surprising Creature, it will be seen, first goes to her devotie[illegible]s, and is very
sublime on the goodness of Providence - she then visits a Foreign Power, which
we presume to be France, from the circumstance of its seeming determined to
persevere, in its "system of injustice and aggression." She then
sets off for Canada, but not admiring the tomahawks of the Indians, soon
departs - having first however, slapped her wings of vengeance in the face of
Hull. After this, she visits several of the States of the Union, and finds the
volunteers so very eager to march, that the Commanding Officer is almost under
the necessity of placing them under arrest. So far, so good. But she now
leaves terra firma, and seeing the gallant little navy at anchor in a place of
safety, takes a drop of grog with the Commodore, Rodgers. England, however,
soon has the honour of her company; but meeting with the Repeal of the Orders
in Council, which she did not want to do; in a very short time alights in
Paris. There the fraternal hug is received, but it does not appear, with
sufficient warmth. The Barbary States, (with the exception of the chief one)
Denmark, Sweden, and Russia, nevertheless make up the deficiency - and,
therefore, contented with which, she returns to America. The great work then
ends with a little fluster in the War Office, the Dock-Yards, and the Treasury,
of so amusing a nature, that we leave our reader to his enjoyment of it.
Court of Justice adjourned on Saturday, to the 11th of January next; previous
to which, however, the Honourable Members witnessed the execution of their
sentence on a person of the name of Nurse. He was flogged and branded in the
usual place of public punishment. He was found guilty of theft, agreeable to
the Statute of their Noble and Great Mightinesses the States of Holland West
Friesland, dated the 19th of March, 1614.
Sunday last was performed, another of those feats of fiscal policy, which have
distinguished the reign of our present Executive. About noon, a period of the
day in which the Market-place is generally thronged with Negroes, a detachment
of the 60th Regiment surrounded it; and all those not possessing passes, were
Colonial Budget for the ensuing year, makes it appearance on Saturday next.
The chief novelties however are, an additional duty on wine, and a tax on
produce in lieu of the capitation tax. The time of payment, until the 1st of
ship Maxwell, and the schooners Joseph, Fame, Good Intent, Fanny, and the
Berbice Mail-Boat, sailed also in company with the Opossum.
schooner Brothers, late from this river, arrived at Barbados on the 10th
instant. On the preceding day, however, the master of her, Martin, was
precipitated into the sea by the boom of the vessel, and unfortunately
this Life, on the 15th instant, at Plantation Johanna, Mr. Samuel F. Adams,
aged 36, leaving a disconsolate widow and three young children to lament his
loss. Also, on the 17th instant, in Mahaica, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bonyun, wife
of Mr. George Bonyun. This lady (to repeat the description of her afflicted
but resigned Parent) was a dutiful child, an obedient wife, a truly affectionate
mother, and in every respect a good Christian.
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. [heading]
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SHIP ISABELLA, A. 1. [heading]
HUMBLE, Commander, [heading]
sail with the first Convoy. For Freight or Passage, apply to the Commander on
board, or to
22. HYNDMAN and CARY.
Printed & published every Tuesday & Saturday Afternoon,
By Edward James Henery.