Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1813 May 11


Vol. VIII.]

[No. 579.

TUESDAY, MAY 11, 1813.

STATE of ACCOUNT of the Subscription for Capt. Peake, Officers, and Crew, of the Peacock,

Subscriptions since the last advertisement


May 8

f 3276 3

Andrew Johnstone,

66 0






f 3,342 3

Paid Mr. T. Marsh,


47 0






f 3,295 3

The Treasurer will be very much obliged to the Gentlemen who have not yet paid their Subscriptions, to do so as soon as possible, as he is desirous of remitting as much as possible of the balance by the Packet hourly expected.
JOSEPH BEETE, Treasurer.
May 10.

FOR SALE. - Those extensive Premises in Cumingsburg, formerly occupied by Messrs. SMITH and BELL. The Dwelling-house has lately had a thorough repair, and the Side-buildings might be put in order, at a very trifling expence. Liberal Terms will be given to a good purchaser, and immediate possession. - Apply at the Store of
May 10. ROSE & CROAL.

FOR SALE by the Subscriber, at a reasonable price for immediate payment - a few thousand feet of Crabwood Boards and Plank: about two thousand Roof-Tiles; and the Iron-work of a (Cotton) Baling Press, complete.

CASH will be given for as many as 200 Bags of first quality COFFEE, on application within ten days from this date, to

THE COMMITTEE for Financial Purposes give notice, that attendance will be given at the House of Mr. Joseph Beete, Junr. in Columbia District, for the purpose of Exchanging the Old Paper Money, every Monday in this Month, and on Tuesday the 1st of June, from 10 till 2 o'clock - after which latter day, the Books will be made up and delivered over to the Receiver General; and such notes as remain out, will be received only at the Office of the Two Receivers, in payment of the Public Debts.
George-Town, May 3, 1813.
The Committee will be thankful to the Gentlemen of the Public Offices, as well as the Merchants, to avoid as much as possible paying away or circulating the old paper any longer, but to send it to be exchanged to their Office.
[Transcriber's note: compare with original version – 18130504EDRG.]

SECRETARY's OFFICE. [centered]

This is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony: -
Samuel Dealey, in fourteen days, or six weeks, from the 9th of April.
B. Freyhaus, in fourteen days or six weeks from April 26.
J. J. Muncker, in fourteen days or six weeks from April 30.
William Campbell, in fourteen days or six weeks, from the 7th of May.
S. J. Thornton, in fourteen days or six weeks, from the 7th of May.
L. Corbet, in fourteen days or six weeks, from the 7th of May.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, May 8, 1813.
Sworn Clerk.

PUBLIC VENDUES. [centered]

On Thursday the 13th of May, [see 18130424EDRG] . . .
[see 18130508EDRG] . . .
Also, by order of Mr. J. Vials, qq. – The following Articles of Household Furniture – a small mahogany breakfast table, plated liquor-stand with two bottles, liquor case, pair of plated candlesticks, sliding shade, set of China tea service, four waters [sic], plated cooler, mahogany biddett, dressing table, locket paper press, six pictures in gilt frames, sangaree glass, silver soup ladle, punch ladle, fish knife, two side boards, 4 plated slides, two urns, bread basket, dining table, tea chest, knife case, six mahogany chairs, and a box of Carpenter's tools.
April 24. A. MILLS, & Co.

We communicated on Saturday, on authority of advices received, two very important articles of American intelligence – the one relating to the surrender of Harrison, and the destruction of a naval force on the lakes – the other, to the arrival at Washington, of a Russian Ambassador. But we now present, a most heart-breaking lamentation and complaint, on the part of JONATHAN himself.

A system of blockade (says he), the most rigorous and extensive is at length established; and not a vessel, however protected or on whatever pretence, permitted to pass! The licences even of the British Consul or Spanish Ambassador, are worse than useless! From our fishing-boats to our Indiamen – nothing escapes the rapacity of the British squadrons! With such impunity do they trample on the rights of nations, that smuggling the most sacred of all, is prevented; and our own pilot-boats are made the instruments of our destruction! So grossly are our flags insulted; and our waters troubled – that vexation and the yellow-fever are become synonymous in effect, and we die daily! Our gallant little navy does its best but they will not respect it: - we hang their spies, to be sure – but our army is laughed at! France is not true to her word – Russia has offered her mediation – but England will make no concession!

The above, in fact, is the substance of the advices before-mentioned. The picture is not the least overcharged. We even expected more. We anticipated their towns in ashes, their states disunited, their flag without a mast to bear it. And who would not, had the following circumstance been known before?

"The Marshal of the United States for the District of South-Carolina, has detained in custody, twelve British subjects, as hostages for the lives of six American seamen, who have been taken out of the privateer Sarah-Ann, at Nassau, and sent to Jamaica to be tried for treason."

This is indeed, retaliation; and again we ask, who would not have expected more? But the forbearance of Great Britain, until too deeply goaded – is only equalled by her vengeance, when no longer withheld. The time, however, is now come; and nothing but a powerful mediation can save America.

In the ensuing columns will be found – further particulars of Naval Proceedings in the Adriatic; new Regulations for the British Army; a short, but authentic, Narrative of Bonaparte's Retreat from Moscow to Wilna; an account of Wellington's lathe Visit to Lisbon; and a most delectable Address from the Senate of Italy, to the Tyrant of France.
[Transcriber's note: European news not transcribed.]

LOCALITIES. [centered]

No arrival or departure since Saturday. [centered]

GEORGE-TOWN: [centered]
Printed and Published, every Tuesday and Saturday Afternoon.
By Edward James Henery. [centered]

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