The North Carolina Gazette
And Wilmington Weekly Post-Boy
July 10, 1765
(And will sail in about 14 days from this date;)
The schooner Industry, Thomas Fisher, Master.
For freight or passage, apply to said Master on board lying at
Wilmington; who will agree on the most reasonable terms. She has good
accommodations for passengers.
Wilmington, July 8th, 1765
David Brown, of Wilmington, Taylor, begs of those who are indebted to
him to make immediate payment. He hopes that common humanity will
prompt them to comply with this his reasonable request; he now being at
the Expense of a third advertisement, publickly to beg that which he is
Stray'd away in the night on the 18th of May ? from the House of Evan
Ellis, near Bladen Court House: a white horse, about 14 hands high, and
branded on the thigh with an H. Whoever will take up the said horse and
bring him to me the subscriber at Capt George Palmer's Plantation, on
South River shall have twenty shillings reward, paid by me.
July 7th, 1765
Notice is hereby given, that I have two large black stray horses in my
custody; each of them has a bel? on, one is three years old, and
branded on the mounting Cheek thus, 2. The other is about twelve years
old, and branded on the mounting thigh thus, 3. Whoever claims said
horses may have them again, proving their property and paying expenses
Thomas Robeson, Junior, living in Bladen County
June 23d 1765
Stray'd away from Samuel Strudwick, Esq of Wilmington; a bright bay
horse, about 12 and ? high, a star in his forehead, with a Roach Mane
and Tail; has no other brand than a small burts ? of his buttocks.
Whoever brings the said Horse ? delivers him to Mr James Walker, shall
have ? Twenty Shillings Proclamation Money.
Ran away from the said Strudwick, a Negro ? named Betty - Twenty
Shillings and ? paid by Samuel Strudwick for lodging her in Gaol.
The subscribers to the Church in Wilmington, who have not already paid
their several subscriptions to the former commissioners are desired
immediately to discharge the same; otherwise they may depend on being
noticed, according to law.
John Du Bois
Wilmington, July 3, 1765
Wilmington, July 3d, 1765
Ran away on Thursday Night last, a Negroe fellow called Boston; about
forty years of age, middle siz'd; and rather thin than corpulent;
stoops a little in his walk and speaks fast. Had on when he run away, a
blue Jacket, Oznabrigs Shirt, and black Breeches. Any person who
apprehends said Negroe and brings him to the subscriber in Wilmington
shall have twenty shillings reward.
Wilmington, July 3, 1765
The vestry of St James Parish, New-Hanover, having agreed with John Du
Bois, Esquire to employ workmen to finish the Church in Wilmington, the
gentlemen who have lately subscribed to the same are desired to pay one
third of their several subscriptions to Cornelius Harnet and Frederick
Gregg or either of them on or before the 15th of this instant, it being
proposed to collect the subscriptions at three different payments in
order to make it as easy as possible.
Brunswick, July 2, 1765
To Be Sold at Brunswick, at Public Vendue, on the Third Tuesday in this
present Month July, the Estate of Reven Munro, deceased; Viz.
A house and two lots of land, in the town of Brunswick, two negro boys,
sundry household furniture, stores, &c. &c. &c. Six months
cred ti buyers, giving security, if required. All persons indebted to
the estate are desire to make immediate payment, if they would avoid a
law suit; and those who have demands on the estate are requested to
make them known as soon as may be to
William Hill, Executor
Just Imported in the Brigantine Anna, Capt Foster, from Bristol, and to
be sold cheap by Alexander Ross, at his store in Wilmington;
Variety of dry goods; such as superfine and fine broadcloths, with
proper trimmings, double mill'd drab cloth, gold and silver Mecklenburg
and Prussian binding, gold and silver fring'd and scallop'd lace, gold
& silver knee-garters of all sorts, men's crimson Genoa velvet.
Manchester ditto of all colours, silk and worsted breeches-patterns,
silk knee-garters of all sorts, Irish linens, white sheeting,
Barcelona, neglegee, & check handkerchiefs, durants, shalloca,
sewing-silk, gilt and twist buttons of all sorts, cambricks, muslins,
lawns capuchins, ladies hats, bonnets, & miss Fisher's flying hats,
cottons callicoes oznabrighs, threads, best pewter and may other
articles too tedious to mention.
Just imported and to be sold by John Burgwin & Co
At their store in Wilmington, very cheap for cash or country produce.
A fine assortment of Oznabrigs, checks; white Linens, cambricks; chintz
and callicoes: A few sets of fine table linen; some pieces of
handsome silks; men and women's shoes; thread; cotton, and silk
stockings; ladies capuchins; broadcloths, with trimmings; the best
Glasgow Saddles; Wool and Cotton Cards; Knives and Forks; with a
variety of other goods suitable for the season and country: Also the
best London new Cordage, some of which is of a proper size of Mill
Ropes. West India and Northward Rum and Muscavado Sugar.
N.B. They give Twelve Shillings Cash for Tar.
To Be Sold by the Subscriber, the pleasant Plantation called
Providence, situate on the North-East about ten miles from Wilmington;
whereon is two houses with five rooms, in pretty good order; a good
convenient double Store, a new House clos'd in and shingled, has a good
frame, and may be easily finished at a small expense, a dairy house,
kitchen, poultry-house, chaise house, stable, mill-house, and sundry
good negro houses, Smoak-house &c. a good garden, an orchard with
200 bearing Apple-Trees, Peach-Trees, &c. a very fine Mineral
Spring and other good Springs. The subscriber will sell with said
plantation (which contains near 1300 Acres some part of which is good
Rice-Land, a stock of cattle that have had the Distemper, and are
mostly young, some horses, hogs, plantation-tools, &c. Also some
Negroes will be sold with said plantation if wanted by the purchaser.
N.B. If the above mention'd plantation, with is appurtenances is not
sold in a short time, the whole will be rented for a term of years,
N.B. Any vessels that come to Wilmington, may safely go up and load at
Brunswick Ferry, June 25th 1765
Whereas Elizabeth Eagen, in order that Gentlemen and others traveling
to and from Brunswick, may be properly accommodated at, and speedily
transported over the Ferry of Brunswick, has removed ? Brunswick to the
Ferry-house herself; and intends to make it her sole business to
conduct the same in a proper manner. New boats are already provided,
and proper hands to manage them so that now travelers will never be at
a loss for a quick passage and good entertainment for themselves and
horses at the said ferry.
Cross-Creek, June the 30th, 1765
Whereas the partnership of Hadly and Wilcox is almost expir'd; and as
there are many outstanding debts which must necessarily be collected
before their accounts can be regularly clos'd; this is therefore to
inform all and every of those concerned, that they must immediately pay
off their respective accounts; otherwise there will be an absolute
necessity of putting the same into the hands of a lawyer. As they are
now quitting trade, the goods they have on hand will be sold at the
most reasonable rates either for cash or merchantable produce. They
consist of the following articles, viz. Fine and coarse salt, rum,
sugar, molasses, iron, and a general assortment of dry goods.
To Be Sold by said Hadly and Wilcox, or rented for a number of years,
on reasonable terms, the following tracts, messauges, lands &c.
Viz. A good dwelling ? situate in the town of Cross-Creek; with a
premises on ? a good merchant grist-mill, a saw-mill, store-house, ?
house and various other improvements. Also a ? of land well timber'd
lying on both sides of ? Creek, in Bladen County, containing 1700
acres, on which may be erected a good saw mill; the stream will work ?
in the driest season; and lies but three miles from the ? river. For
terms, apply to the subscribers on the above mention'd premises at
The North Carolina Gazette,
February 26, 1766
The Brig Nancy
William Fuller, Master
Has good accommodations for Passengers; and will sail in ten days. For
particulars enquire of Alexander Duncan, Esq; or of said Master on
board the Vessel at Duncan's Wharf.
To Be Sold by the subscriber, or Mr Anthony Ward, at Wilmington; the
best white-cedar shingles; which kind has been found by experience to
be the most lasting and durable; they are therefore recommended to all
builders in this Province. Any person or persons may be supply'd with
large & small quantities for these twelve months to come.
About fifty cords of Oak Bark. Any person or persons who will furnish
that quantity, or part thereof, may treat with
Said Lyon continues to buy Hides, Skins, &c.
Just imported in the Snow Mary, Captain Corkie from Leith; and the Ship
Ceasar, Captain Hume, from Glasgow; and To Be Sold by William Watkins
at his store in Wilmington:
Very good oznabrigs at 1s. & 6 d. per yard a complete assortment of
checks, striped linens, check handkerchiefs, Irish linens, Fife and
other Scotch linens, Irish sheeting, bed ticken, threads of all sorts,
pistol lawns, plain and flower'd lawns, plain figur'd and striped
gauze, gauze aprons handkerchiefs and ruffles, ladies new fashion'd
loom stays, tick and ?bby stays, silk durant calamancoe and russet
petticoats, satin hats cloaks and bonnets, satin and calamancoe shoes,
linseys, Scotch plaid and plaid stockings, men's neat shoes and pumps,
coarse shoes, gentlemen's neat saddles saddle cloths &c. An
assortment of very handsome paper hanging, one set of maps, choice
hyson green and oolea teas, a few coils of cordage, a few pair of
double and single jack screws, iron pots, frying pans and skillets.
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