The Royal (Colophon) Gazette
Saturday, January 20, 1816.
General Order. [heading]
Excellency the Command in Chief has been pleased to make the following
Promotion in the Second Battalion, Demerary Militia: -
Company. - Supernumerary First Lieutenant Hoppe, to be First Lieutenant - vice
Bellot - removed from the district.
Company. - First Lieutenant Spencer, to be Captain - vice Sloan - absent
Burrows, gent. to be Second Lieutenant - vice J. Reed - appointed Aide-de-Camp
to His Excellency the Commander in Chief.
Company. - Supernumerary Lieutenant Hinde, to be Second Lieutenant - vice John
Evans - left the Colony.
Company. - Sergeant W. Y. Playter, to be Second Lieutenant - vice Wm. Innes,
Company. - Second Lieutenant E. Graham, to be First Lieutenant - vice Fraser,
removed from the district.
F. N. Sabbathier, to be Second Lieutenant - vice Edward Graham, promoted.
General's Office, George-Town, Demerary, the 19th January, 1816.
His Excellency's Command,
& Adjt.-Gen. M. F.
is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting the Colony:
M'Aulay in 14 days, from January 1.
Joseph, in 14 days or a month, from [illegible]
Ann Drax Millar, and two servants [illegible] weeks, from January 8.
Millar, in 14 days or six weeks, [illegible]
Free Black Man G. F. Perry, in [illegible] from January 8.
Hayes, in 14 days or six weeks, [illegible]
Free Negro Girl Leace Winter, in [illegible] from January 8.
Playter, in 14 days or six weeks, from January 9.
Goodwin, with two servants, in 14 days or 6 weeks from January 17.
E. Farrington, her Niece, and one servant, in 14 days or 6 weeks from January
the Commissary Court, of the 5th of February, 1816, will be passed the
following Transports and Mortgages: -
By J. E. Frantsen, transport of a piece of Land, being part of plantation,
called Het Princen Hoff, being 100 roods facade, by 200 do. depth, situated on
the west side of river Essequebo, above the Creek Arowary between the lands of
Perret and J. Fletcher - to J. Fox.
By J. P. Valz, in relation as heir (under the benefit of inventory) to the
Estate of the Widow Bastiaanse a renewal of a first Mortgage, vested in
Plantation Zed en Rust and L'Oratoire, in favour of Turing and Co.
By Henry Buckoll, Executor to the last will and testament of J. Trigger, dec.
- Transport of the east half of Lot No. 98, with all the Buildings thereon,
situated in Cumingsburg district - to Ann Marriott and her three children.
By R. Mottet, transport of Plantation Lust tot Rust, in future to be called
Endeavour, situated at the point of Hog Island in Essequebo, between the
grounds of Luixbergen and plantation Utrecht, with all the buildings,
cultivation, and a number of 11 Negroes - the names thereof to be seen at the
Secretary's Office of this Colony - to R. Burnthorn.
By A. Van der Stok, q.q. the Estate of the late J. Van Den Paadevoort,
transport of the Lots known in the chart of L. Chollet, sub 93, 94, 95, and 96,
situated in Kingston District - to John Franklin.
By John Franklin, transport of two Lots of Land, No. 63 and 96, situated in
Kingston district - to Thomas Pierce.
By John Franklin, transport of the Concession or Lot No. 93, situated in
Kingston District - to Henry Marsh.
By Nicholas Cline, transport of four Lots of Land, situated in Werk en Rust
District; known sub No. 15, 16, 23 and 24 with all the Buildings thereon - to
G. C. Meyer.
By Benjamin Teyssen, transport of the south half of the Concession or Lot No.
19 situated on the north-side of the Brick Dam, Stabroek, with all the Buildings
thereon - to Sarah O'Brian.
By W. F. Wieke, transport of two Lots of Land, No. 18 and 19, situated on the
West Coast of the river Essequebo, called Plantation Success - to A. Mills.
By B. Spooner, transport of two thirds more or less of the north half of Lot
No. 27, situated on the north dam of Stabroek District, reserving eight feet of
land from the pillars of the house situated on the east side of said half Lot,
at present occupied by Mrs. Mapp, with all the buildings thereon - to G. Runcie.
By the Widow J. S. Jost, transport of the Concession No. 1, situated in the
Creek of Mahaica, and of the west half of Lot No. 2, facing said Creek, next to
the Concession at present occupied by John Ross, Esq. known by the chart of J.
H. Weedeman, bearing date 6th December, 1806, sub No. 3 and such with all the
Buildings thereon - to Lachlan Fraser.
By the Heirs of J. C. Cells, dec. a renewal of a first Mortgage, vested on
Plantation Hermitage, situated on the West Bank of the river Demerary - in
favour of J. J. B. Heemskerk.
By the Representatives of Benjamin Walrond, dec. Transport of Plantation
Mecclesfield [sic], or part of Lot. no. 2, in future to be called Bischop's
Hoop, situated on the east side of Mahaica Creek, being 175 acres of land, with
all the buildings and cultivations thereon, in such manner as the same was
transferred by the Executors of Joseph Prowel, dec. on the 7th of April 1809 -
to J. Bischop.
By J. P. Bischop, a Mortgage on the aforesaid Plantation Mecclesfield in future
to be called Bischop's Hoop, situated as before; also, a Mortgage on all his
right, title, and interest in the Plantations Nooit Gedagt and Hope, situated
on the east bank of the Mahaica Creek, and such with all the buildings,
cultivations, and the number of fifty-six Slaves - the names thereof to be seen
at the Secretary's Office of this Colony - in favour of Colin Douglas & Co.
Office, January 19, 1816.
Wilday, Sworn Clerk.
the following Persons having lived for upwards of Ten Years in a state of
reputed Freedom, have in consequence of the then Acting Governor, Colonel
Codd's Proclamation, of the 18th September, 1813 - petitioned the Honorable the
Court of Policy of Demerary and Essequebo, for regular Letters of Manumission,
B. Panye, for the mulatto woman Kitty Ann Collier - and her son William Charles
Nichol - for himself.
those who may consider themselves entitle to oppose the delivery of such
regular Letters of Manumission, are hereby notified to state such opposition at
the Colonial Secretary's Office, between this date and the next ensuing
Ordinary Session of the Court of Policy aforesaid, on the 29th instant.
George-Town, January 12, 1816.
Wilday, Clk. Ct. Policy.
know of no other arrival since our last, than the ship De Vreede, Capt. Turk,
from Amsterdam. This vessel had a passage of nine weeks.
brig Claud Scott, has cleared for Berbice. Also the schooner Three Friends,
of the Queen's Birth-Day. - The festivities, customary on the 18th, were
continued at the Camp-House, to a late hour. The guests, as usual, were the
Members of the Courts of Policy and Justice, Officers of the Garrison, the
Heads of Departments, and the most distinguished of the other Members of the
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and Published by William Baker, every Tuesday,
and Saturday, at his Office in Cumingsburg.