Royal Gazette 1817 April 03

Vol. XII.]

The Royal (Colophon) Gazette
DEMERARY and ESSEQUEBO, Thursday, April 3, 1817.


[No. 1048.

By Virtue of Authority received from His Honor the President of the Honorable Court of Criminal and Civil Justice for the United Colony of Demerary and Essequebo, bearing date of the 1st instant - I, the undersigned Deputy First Marshal of said United Colony, will expose for sale unto the highest bidder, in presence of the Honorable Counsellor Commissaries and their Secretary, at the Court-House, in George-Town, on the tenth day of this present month of April: -
In behalf of Nicolas Hugenholtz, plaintiff, versus G. C. Meyer, defendant - the defendant's premises, situated in the district Werk en Rust, at present occupied by him, and known as Nos. 15, 16, 23, and 24; as also, the defendant's unexpired lease of lot No. 8, and half of lot No. 7, situated in the district Vlissingen, with the buildings thereon, called the Union Coffee-House.
Whoever shall conceive to have any right, title, or claim on the above properties, and wishing to oppose the sale thereof, let such person or persons address themselves to me, in due time, at the Marshal's Office, stating their reasons of opposition, when I will appoint such person or persons a day of hearing before the Honorable Court of Justice for these Colonies, for the trial of the same; and those wishful of purchasing, will please attend on the day of sale, at the place above described.
Demerary, the 3d of April, 1817.
J. D. Haley, Deputy First Marshal.

To Let, [heading]
The House at present occupied by the subscriber, pleasantly situated in Cumingsburg, with a kitchen, water house and vats, stock house, horse stable, negro houses, stock yard, and a large pond of water, with a small kitchen garden attached - all in good order.
April 3. James H. Albouy.

Except the cutter John Catto, from Turk's Island, we have not heard of any arrival since our last.

Departed this life, on the 27th ultimo, near Arowari Creek, Essequebo, aged twenty-nine years - Mrs. Smets.


On Saturday the 5th of April, at the Vendue-Office, by order of Henry Buckoll, q.q George Robertson, who has left the Colony.
Six Negroes - a young woman named Kitty, a lady's maid and seamstress; Kitty, a seamstress and washer; Jack, an excellent house boy, 18 years old; and three field negroes. Also, a chaise and harness, and what further may appear on the day of sale.
Also, two cases fine and coarse Irish linen, and a trunk of ladies' shoes.
Also, two cows - out of the Colony barracks.
Also, five goats, out of the Colony barracks.
Also, by order of J. M. Bauch, administrator of the estate of Mrs. the Widow of Marinus Bastiaanse, as thereto appointed by the Court of Justice - the Concession No. 2, in Werk en Rust district, with all the buildings thereon; the transport to be given, as held by the former proprietor. Also, household furniture, &c. The land and buildings at a credit of 3, 6, 9, and 12 months, and the furniture at three.
Also, by order of J. M. Bauch, Esqr. as Guardian of H. E. A. Mutz - a negro wench named Christiana, with her mulatto child; at three and six months' credit.
Also, by order of Mr. John Horseley, for the benefit of the Underwriters, the following goods damaged by sea water - 10 wool mattresses, 4 feet 6 inches; 2 ditto ditto, 3 feet; 1 mahogany sofa, in satin hair cloth, brass nailed; 2 japanned bason stands, 1 japanned child's cot, lined with pink calico.
Also, by order of Joshua Ogle, Esq. q.q. six field negroes, men, a woman, and a boat captain named George, perfectly well acquainted with the leeward and windward coasts, and at present hired as a boat captain, at f 66 per month.
Also, by order of Dr. John Fry, a small assortment of the most approved and genuine medicines, just imported; also, surgical instruments, and books, among which are Johnson's Works, Hume's England, Biographical Dictionary, Bolingbroke's Works, Swift's Works, &c.
Also, by order of T. S. M'Ewen, Esq. who is about to leave the colony, the following negroes, viz. Charles, a healthy, stout, young man, who has of late been accustomed to work on board colony boats; John, a field negro and plain cook, with his son, a smart boy, between nine and ten years of age.
Also, by order of the Representatives of the late John Halket, deceased, & Co. - 18 jugs oil, 8 kegs nails, and 11 dozen shovels; also a few outstanding debts, to close that concern - a list at this office.
Also, by order of J. H. Albouy & Co. 100 barrels flour, and 60 tierces rice.
Also, by order of the Executors of A. Hewlings, dec., a washerwoman, Dolly; some law and other books, amongst which are Blackstone's Commentaries, Oeuvres De Pothier, Cobbett's Works, Les Droits, Civiles Institutes of Justinian, &c. a few bottles old rum, wine, and what further may appear.
March 20. Kingston & Mills.

SLAVES in the COLONY-JAIL. [heading]





Thorne (Barbados)

Order of the Fiscal


Thorne (Barbados)

Order of the Fiscal





Broeck (Berbice)

Pl. Repentir



Pl. Ruimveld


H. Williams

Pl. Nieu[illegible]


Pl. Uytvlught

Pl. Best


T. Cuming



Pl. Palm




Pl. Thomas


P. Benjamin

Pl. Ruimveld








C. Smith

T. Kelly


Pl. Strathspey



Pl. Bats. Adventure



Pl. Rome



Pl. Perseverance

H. B. Fraser



Pl. Kinderen


Pl. Mindenburg

Pl. Parfait Har.







April 3. F. Strunkay, Scout.

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