Group Title: Bahama gazette (1784)
Title: The Bahama gazette
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Title: The Bahama gazette
Uniform Title: Bahama gazette (1784)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Printed by John Wells
Place of Publication: Nassau
Publication Date: September 10, 1785
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Bahamas
Issuing Body: Printed Nov. 5, 1799-Feb. 14, 1800 by the friends of John Wells for the benefit of his heirs; Feb. 18, 1800- by Joseph Eve.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 4 (Aug. 14-21, 1784).
General Note: Latest issue consulted: Vol. 17, no. 1415 (Dec. 30, 1800-Jan. 1, 1801).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00098611
Volume ID: VID00128
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 25097670
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Succeeded by: Bahama gazette (1812)

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From SATU DAt, SEPTEMBEt iO, to B A 'TURDAY, SpiT'susMB 17, 1785.

NASSAU: Printed by JoHN WtiLs, at the Printing Ofice on the AYT.

aHuNtA-ILAnS, 1 and value of mahogany and other wods, being Baiaal t.*lla
) 'lw.Pa- vIb ca. appointed cullers, infptors and meafqrers of the New-PIovIsoa
Sa Coert of General t5flas oftre Peact ,0vrmnd fame, in order that equal utSIce ,ma be done By Hi, HA or J
trouner,and Grnersi Gaol Delitry,ofer the Bas bothto fellcr and buyers o thofe articles, where- fq Lieueam, kgau and hulden a A nar in thi by the treat loft and deicteiney in the meafure- in a ,d e
Stad1o NVr-Prei& sn Turfda, Lteosh Q ment, and deception with refpeft to the quality, ri Admliral, a
.tliFv, s785, before the Honourable Jon Mot- fo frequently complained of, may n futurchepre. A P R O
alsou o nd MIacAEL GiasT, J/feauir, Aff. vented.
air upfls. XV. We present, as a grieance, the high
The PSLES.NTMENTa of the GRAND J U l ies on the importation oftea's, as they only
RORS for theraid Ilands. -' rate to the injury of the importer from Great.
,. ETTE present, as grievances, the present rui- Britain, and aI a premium for smuggling.
VV nou condition f the Court Houre and XVI. We present Mary Bowman, for keep- t
frifn I alfo the want Hoafe of CorreAion, ing a diforderly houle, frequented by negroes and
-ad Place of Confone for Negrorn. Nothing, feafaring people, getting drunk and raising dif-
sar.preherd, can improperthan promif- turbhnc's especially in the night time, to the and wanted on th
tootfly coniing unc m fame roof, and witlh- great annoyance of the neighbourhood; likewife lAy, That forty
Sihb 1irrefent circu -ribed limits, unfortunate for occupying a thatched (bed as a kitchen cloft Prfon, being mn
'bdor, abandoned c inas, and diftolute lIaver. o a wattled fence without any chimney or heirth* himf lf or herfel
1. We prefc t, ai grievance, the great nu information of John Wood, Robert Bell, and whilt and black
er of unlicenfrd Ti plig Houfes in this tu Tucker. lich family hall c
Iad n:ighbourhood. XVII. We percent George Jnoeph Fenwick, ing fuch warrant
-'11. We prefunt,as a grievance, the total te- for encroaching on the public high road, and flop- the payment of t
Isrl of enforcing the law bwich prohibits the ping up a patb of forty years fanding, thereby every hundred ac
suckfiteini, and retailing of dry goods, grocerica, obitrudling the paffige to a number of lifferent 'on of twb years
and liqunrs, by negroes gnd mulattcs. people's houfns; allow, Daniel Sturrup, for en. grants, to be paid
IV. We prfeint, as gievance, the want of croaching on the public high road, after legal '*r, in default of
pi per regulations for iiro porters. a- notice being given them ; on information of John But his Majcty hl
V W plfrnt, aa ievanceCthee-iant of an Kmp and Richard Sweeting, commissioners of encouragement to
Altachnent da. been refidenta in
VI. We prIlent a rieanee, the want oft aVIl. 'We present William Charloe, owner now the United
soft effTntill ri gula sof police n thistown, at a thatched cabin. ftuated adjacent to .kth account of theii
evidently mrnfefrfledy the frequent arms occa. Doid's dwelling huuf on the White Ground, ima willingly, o*
boned from fires for Tbuiki.g being made in yard whereby great dInger from fire is apprehended; raid Iandi, td
snd under vwooulcn biildtnre, without chimni a o n n n information ofSeth Doai. referred in the f
hearth. particularly by J)cob Miller, Silverfmilh XIX. We present Samuel Barnet, jun. at the to his faid Subh
vwherby the property of every inhabitant is ea. White Grouid, for keeping a fltuuRe board for payable until aft
puouito the mof imminent danger. negroes, thereby encouraging gambling and other the date of the
VII. We prefint, as a, the want of vices amongst Iaees; on information of Daniel grantp it ab hi
trr Engines anil Bucketts and we earneftly rf- iurrnip and John Carmichacl. hall be dillered
cemmmctl, 'hat fou' ep may he taken for prW WXX. We present Ifaac Antrobbs, an aiding expence whatever
riding fch material tlle offafety. Justice of the Peace. for granting unlawful war- wtll the advice
VIII. We prefeua at a grievance, that the 'ants in favour of negro Haves, against white per- EleHoorable Couni
lto ar not kept order, aid properly fccured fon; on information of Samuel Farley. hereby making kIn
i encroachmenl and that the proprietor of XX,. We present, as a great grievance, the that,upon applicant
hi are no' oblihe clear them of rubbilh an. little attentionn that has been paid to the present. recet" Warrants
Il, 'o prejudicial o the health and comfort of ments of former Grand Juries. Iands, agreeable to
lheinhahbints. I And lafly, we recommend that thefe our Pre- and their family nil
"iX. We present, as a gilevance, the present fatmens. be published in the Bahama-Gazette. OfaN mnder
liteof the burying ground, a Illockinigto eveI a JOHN MARTIN, Foreman, L. ahe fal d
i e rfreency anti iefftel due to the remainJT" THOMAS DARRELL, L.. bS.i iuk, i
f our fllow creatures. PETER DEAN, L. S. a/dfIe
X. W present, a ievance, that neroee *HUGH DEAN, t..
iart aincl to go about iwn in the night time, JOHN CHRISTIE, L. S.
peiall, te back road, in a diforderly manner, JOHN WELLS, L. B. anM Ca
hiding riotous and tumultuous affemblics, to *SAMUEL MACKINEN, LS. SIS.n i
th lret diflurbance of the neighbouring ir.habl- *JOHN CARMICHAEL, LS. OD 8 A
lat in itpa tcula, and the Community in general. .'IiOMAS WILLIAMSON, L. 8. ORBES
Xl. We prefs'nt, as a rl)evance, the want of ROBERT BELL, L. '
ptbic market places and we beg I. ae to recov PARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, L / AT
emd, that premiums may be allowed to the perfra OHN DENN TON, -. A L ad O
p Cerfons, who within a limited tine, Ihall bring PETER SHI N d I
-thegr.atcft quantity of filh to market. LEXAN I MOj L. L
XI. We percent, as a grievance, the gr*6 JOHN .* DO
o b and denruntion of timber Dmongi ABR A RL
inols, particularly oh AJidrol-Illand. A, | h '
slt-1tld and PFuma, y mealifofmany carcl

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"st itorant perfons Ine t. ds ah e bigan y aj -..
i psdice which If pmitted mol OO
elte the value or lee iala theuilt effa
lnaer I as the i iinig bUINa Ileaalt
tis vtlie in h t 41
osn s, ad is more efpeciall id '
5if excellent wood may w
tad much to the ftlatre
iltINC.f. L A lesthat. I
troll of the ome't byv lar for In.. -- t
Wiedon of the itr t md cU4 =ut1?P es a
U'll0 l avd at the fameti recomed h r
perfos of known ability appointed, On rh and t o bth faprut I
fito of o tton and other produce, 5. we w 't ie Allcopy wo with Ndft ,
thrisC It will tend greatly to the e l t aedtt-
"neht of tbi eountry. ordur* I .
XV. We present, as a grniaate, the nt of Pi4, 1 D ra _Vf C_ %- or n
O (Cem ent knowTc-lge is the qualidae GORGE -Cut C. C. Emm

-Cowrwear ad C.nmmnodr d
wer t-b JI ISmad, o rCbvnwlk
ad Ordary ofthe fair, We. (f.
VHEREAS It 'i His Majrey's
Royal Will and Plcafure ial.S
Rfed by his Innfruions'earing
date at his Court at St Jam'es
he teth day of September 1y74
that the Lands within his lid
Bahama. Inands, hall be furveyt
e(olloring conditions; that isto
acres of land be granted to evr
ifter or miftrcfe of a family, fl
f and twenty acres for ever
man, womar. or child, ofwhica
onflit at the atlual time of grant-
SThat all grartees be fubjed to
so Ihinings sterling quit rent for
rct to commence at the eeplm.
from the date of their reb
at the end of every yearthrea
which t n ta tnbe vida
is be aciouly pleaded, a a
h yst Su0bjees whobha
ani f the Coloniel or Provingo
tes 6 America, and whau
yalty to his Miajety, l all or
ompullon, remove Into hli
er, that the qoit rent to be
I rnts to bemreafter made
Shall not commence and be
ex ratlon ofn years from
pedive gants which fhls
y's Royal Willdml PleafIar
t Yevurl rla free oV'll
s THi. F adi
contne of mr k at
this my
to all perbame
I to me In Council, itey
of irvey for running o tbi
Shil Majefy's id InM aoM

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