Royal Gazette 1817 October 11

Vol. XII.]

The Royal (Colophon) Gazette
DEMERARY and ESSEQUEBO, Saturday, October 11, 1817.


[No. 1086.

Court of Policy. [heading]

Notice is hereby given, that the next Ordinary Session of the Honourable Court of Policy, will be held on Monday the 27th instant, and following days; and, agreeably to the 5th Article of the Court's Ordinance of the 5th of April, 1815, for regulating the manumitting of Slaves, all persons petitioning for leave to manumit any slave or slaves, as well as the slave or slaves so to be manumitted, must personally attend on Wednesday the 29th instant, when the Court will proceed to examine them, touching their petitions. No petition will be attended to, unless the parties are present.
Court-House, George-town, October 10, 1817.
Charles Wilday, Clk. Ct. Pol.

Whereas the following Persons have petitioned the Honourable Court of Policy of Demerary and Essequebo, for Letters of Manumission for the after-named Slaves -
John Rogers, free coloured man, for the cabouger girl Ann, his property.
Clarissa Rogers, free coloured woman, for the cabouger boy Luke, formerly belonging to plantation Clonbrook, but now her property.
Christian Celicie, for the mulatto boy Godfried Celicie, formerly the property of H. Brandes.
All those who may consider themselves entitled 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 27th instant.
Court-house, George-town, October 10, 1817.
Charles Wilday, Clk. Ct. Pol.


This is to inform the Public, that the following persons intend quitting the Colony: -
Thomas Butler, in 14 days or 6 weeks, from Sept. 1.
B. M'Cormick, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 4.
R. W. Luyken, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 4.
James Jamison, Lady, and two servants, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 5.
Mrs. Ann Davison and child, in 14 days or by ship Richard, from Sept. 5.
Miss Ann Dibbley, ditto ditto from ditto.
G. H. Trotz, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 5.
Jane Woolford, and two servants, in 14 days or 6 weeks from September 6.
Thomas Andrews, and Lady, in 14 days or 6 weeks from September 8.
Mrs. Sarah Harding, four children, four servants and their three black children, in 14 days or 6 weeks from September 10.
Robert John Gooderidge, in 14 days or 6 weeks from September 10.
J. B. Sandiford, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 11.
Robert Bennett, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 15.
John C. Newbold, in 14 day sor 6 weeks from Sept. 15.
Capt. Verity, his son, and Mrs. Gilland, in 14 days or by the Ship Pilot, from Sept. 15.
Abel Warner, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 17.
William Thomas Ramsey, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sept. 22.
J. C. Ford, in ditto, from Sept. 24.
Henry Glenton, in ditto, from Sept. 25.
Richard Cook, in ditto, from Sept. 26.
George Armstrong, in 14 days or 6 weeks from September 27.
Robert Keltie, in 14 days from September 29.
Joseph Billinghurst and one servant, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sep. 30.
Alexander Cruikshant [sic] and 2 servants, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Sep. 30.
Ann Barrow and one servant, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Oct. 2.
Thomas Thomson, in 14 days or by the Ship Belmont from Oct. 2.
Margaret Hogshard, in 14 days or 6 weeks from Oct. 3.
Robert Sample, free coloured man, in 14 days or 6 weeks from October 9.
H. Rouvier, in 14 days or 6 weeks from October 9.
John Franklin, and one servant, in 14 days or 6 weeks from October 9.
Joseph D. Francis and family, in 14 days from Oct. 9.
J. M'Dowell, surgeon, and one servant, in 14 day sor 6 weeks from October 10.
Alexander Fullerton, and two servants, in 14 days or 6 weeks from October 10.
Charles Robertson, in 14 days or 6 weeks from ditto.
Andrew Reoch, in 14 days or 6 weeks from ditto.
Secretary's Office, Demerary, October 10, 1817.
Charles Wilday, Sworn-Clerk.

Notice is hereby given, at the request of Joseph Cook, of this colony, Esquire, that he has this day cancelled, annuled [sic], and made void, the Power executed by him on the 6th day of December, 1814, on Joseph Hadfield, Esqr.
Secretary's Office, 8th October, 1817.
Charles Wilday, Sworn-Clerk.

BANNS of MATRIMONY - between John Ferdinand Bollers, being of age, born in this colony, fo the Protestant religion, on the one part; and Miss Elizabeth Ball, a minor, but assisted by her mother, Mrs. Susannah Mings, born in the Island of Barbados, on the other part.
Any person knowing 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, Oct. 10, 1817.
Charles Wilday, Sworn Clerk.

New Advertisements. [heading]

The Undersigned respectfully informs his friends and the public, that he has opened a School, in Charles-town, for the tuition of the Dutch, English, and French Languages. Parents and guardians of children may rely on every assiduity and attention being paid to those entrusted to his care. Terms will be made known, on application at Lot No. 25, next to the premises of Miss Louisa Lachtrop.
October 1. John Reuter
[Transcriber's note: I can find no earlier publication of this advertisement]

Marshal's Office. [heading]

In pursuance 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, the Undersigned, in his capacity as Deputy First Marshal, of said United Colony, will expose for sale to the highest bidder, in presence of the Honorable Counsellor Commissaries and their Secretary, at the Court-House, in George-Town, on the Fourth Day of November, 1817, -
First - in behalf of James Graham, Curator ad lites, of Elizabeth Niell, free coloured woman, plaintiff - versus, William Niell, defendant - as also, in behalf of Roderick Mackenzie, plaintiff - versus, the said defendant William Niell - the defendant's Unexpired Lease of part of Lot and buildings thereon, known by No. 20, situated in South-street, Bridge-town district, commonly called Robb's town.
Secondly - in behalf of Alex. Munroe and John Strathie, as attornies of George Porter, plaintiffs - versus, John P. Hicks, defendant - the defendant's mud Lot in front of Lot (partly of Pittman and Ashley's square) No. 14, with the platform and buildings thereon.
Thirdly - in behalf of Jacobus Schoemaker, in capacity as Guardian to the Minor Children of J. L. Loof, plaintiff - versus, the Representatives of J. J. Kotwyk, as having been with H. A. Eberhardi, Guardians to the said Minors - the defendant J. J. Kotwyk's Lot of Land known as Sub. No. 8, situated in front of Plantation Werk en Rust, with the buildings thereon.
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 Hon. Court of Justice for these Colonies, for the trial of the same, and those wishful of purchasing, will please attend on the ady and at the place of sale, as above described.
Marshal's Office, Demerary the 11th October, 1817.
J. D. Haley, Deputy First Marshal.

Arrived - the Ship Julius Caesar, Luckie master, from London.

The Narina and Egham, will sail for London on Wednesday next. Letter-bags at the Store of Underwood, M'Garel, & Co.

SLAVES in the COLONY-JAIL. [heading]





Engineer Department, or to Peters



A. Fraser

Pl. Hauston



Pl. Caledonia


Du Fresne

O. L. Schultz


Pl. Manilla







Pl. Good Hope


Pl. Huys teDieren

Pl. Herstelling


Pl. Bagatelle

Pl. Bach. Advent.



Pl. Herstelling



Pl. Houston



Pl. Vlissengen


J. M'Pherson

Pl. Houston


Pl. Vreede & Vriend



Rose and Croal

Pl. Houston


E. & A. Fraser






G. Ross

Pl. Kitty


D. Kenny

Pl. Eendract


E. & A. Fraser




W. Paton


D. Riniole






M. Fratson


Oct. 11. F. Strunkay, Scout.

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