The Friend and Monitor - Washington, Georgia
Volume I, Number 1.
Friday, January 13, 1815 - page 1

LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the Post Office, Washington, Geo. 31st December, 1814.
EDWARD BLACK, 2;
JAMES BIL--, 3;
FREDERICK BALL,
WILLIAM BEARD,
Dr. CLEMENT BILLINGSLEA,
W. W. BALDWIN,
Mrs. ELIZABETH CLEMENTS,
WM. CORNELISON,
JOHN CARTER,
JOHN K. M. CHARLTON,
Mrs. NANCY CRIM,
SMART CUYLER,
SPENCER CARLTON,
BUTLER COOKE, 2;
JOB CALLEWAY,
ISAAC DICKIN,
WM. DAVIDSON,
DAVID ELLINGTON,
SIMEON ELLINGTON,
Mrs. SALLY ELLIOTT,
JAMES FINLEY,
ISHAM FULLIN,
WM. FAVOURS,
Mrs. TABITHA GRESHAM,
JOHN GRAHAM,
DR. GILLUM, 2;
WILLIAM GATRELL,
HENRY & LEWIS GONALD,
RICHARD HERRING,
MRS. SARAH HURLEY,
JOHN HILL,
MRS. HARVEY,
EKEKIEL HARRIS,
JAMES HAMMETT,
MICHAEL HINDSMAN,
REBECCA HEAD,
SOLOMON HARPER,
WM. HAWKINS,
JOHN C. JOHNSON,
WALTER JONES,
WM. JOHNSON,
DAVID KERR,
JOHN LANDRUM,
THOMAS LASLEY,
WM. LAVENDER,
L. MOUNTCASTLE,
LEWIS MORREL,
EDWARD MOORE,
Mrs. NANCY MARTIN,
STEPHEN MALONE,
JOHN NOLAND,
O. H. PRINCE,
Mrs. ANN PRAY,
BAZEL PINKSTON,
Mrs. ELIZA PATE, 2;
BENJAMIN POWELL,
ARCHILIOUS ROBY, 2;
MICHAEL RUDOLPH,
Messrs. SCOTT & THOMPSON,
_____ SNELSON,
WM. S. TAYLOR,
THOMAS TRAMEL,
JOHN THOMPSON,
Dr. JAS. TINSLEY,
MARY TUCKER,
PEGGY WILLIAMS,
Captain H. WILLIAMS,
ELIZA WEAVER,
Mrs. MARY WILDE,
Rev. THOMAS WILLIAMS, 3;
Mrs. SARAH WILLIAMS,
ROBERT WATTS,
Major JACOB WOOD,
SIMON WETICER,
LUKE WATSON.
JAMES WINGFIELD, Postmaster. January 6, 1815.

ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE
Will be sold, on the 18th of February next, at the late residence of WILLIAM LEVERITT, dec'd, in Wilkes county.-All the personal property of said dec'd, consisting of horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, household and kitchen furniture, plantation tools, &c. &c. Terms of sale will be made known on that day ABRAHAM LEVERITT. Adm'r. January 6, 1815.

[Editor's note: an advertisement appears: Dry goods and grocery, JOSEPH W. ROBINSON, subscriber of advertisement. Dec. 30, 1814.]

SHERIFF'S SALE
On the first Tuesday in February next at the Court-house in Wilkes county, between the hours of ten and three o'clock, the following property-viz:
Ten Negroes (to wit.) ELEANOR and her two children, SEABORN and MATILDA; SYLVIA and her two children, ORRY and SOPHA; MILLY and her three children, ELIZA, MARY, and WARREN; taken as the property of WILLIAM GOOLSBY, to satisfy sundry executions-pointed out by the plaintiff's attorney.
ALSO, one bay horse, two sorrel mares, one sorrel colt, and one bay filly, one yoke of oxen and cart, and sixty or seventy barrels of Corn; taken as the property of JOHN BRADFORD, to satisfy two executions in favor of BENJAMIN WOOTTEN, against said BRADFORD and JESSE COX. ALSO, one Negro boy by the name of WILL, about eighteen years old; taken as the property of MESHECK TURNER, dec'd, to satisfy an execution in favor of MAQUIRE & LEPRESTRE, vs. the executors of said dec'd-pointed out by the executors. Terms-Cash. THOMAS WOOTTEN, D. S. January 6, 1815.

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[Editor's Note: a notice appears from DAVID P. HILLHOUSE, former publisher of The Washington Monitor, explaining the new paper's name and its new publisher JOHN K. M. CHARLTON.]

On the second inst. THOMAS ANDERSON was re-elected Tax Collector, and THOS. McLAUGHLIN was re-elected Receiver of Tax Returns for Wilkes county.

The following gentlemen are elected aldermen of this town for the ensuing year: THOS. TERRELL, WM. SANSOM, DAN'L STONE, A. H. GIBSON, and LEVI H. ECHOLS.

DIED
On the 26th inst. Mrs. ELIZABETH McLENDON, in the 56th year of her age, wife of Mr. ISAAC McLENDON of this county.
On the 5th inst. ANDREW JACKSON EVANS, infant son of Capt. JOHN C. EVANS, of this county.

ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE
Will be sold, on Friday the 17th day of February next, at the plantation whereon NATHAN HOLTZCLAW, dec'd, formerly resided.-All the personal estate of said dec'd, on a credit of twelve months. JINCY HOLTZCLAW, Adm'x. January 13, 1815.

Will be sold, on Friday the 17th day of February next, at the late residence of NATHAN HOLTZCLAW, dec'd, in Wilkes county.-One horse, bridle and saddle, it being the property of AMBROSE BEASLEY, dec'd. Terms will be made known on the day of sale. ROYLAND BEASLEY, Adm'r. January 13, 1815.

[Editor's note: an advertisement appears for a school run by a Mrs. BOWEN.]

NOTICE.
Nine months after date application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county for leave to sell 230 acres of land (more or less) in the said county, on the waters of Fishing creek, adj. the widow BOLTON and others; it being the real estate of OBADIAH WYNNE, dec'd, and sold for the benefit of the heirs of said dec'd. WILLIAM BOOKER, Jr. Adm'r. January 13, 1815.

GEORGIA. Near Camp Hope. } WE whose names are hereunto subscribed, do certify on honor that we have been particularly acquainted with the conduct of Captain ISAIAH T. IRVIN of Wilkes county, in said state, since the 21st day of November last, and we never have seen any conduct of the said Captain ISAIAH T. IRVIN unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.
SAMUEL GROVES, Lieut. Col.
DANIEL JOHNSON, Major.
WILLIAM SMITH, Major.
ISHAM THOMPSON, Adjutant.
Captains-
PETER LAMAR,
MARTIN BOOER,
D. GALLESPY,
NEHEMIAH GARRISON,
JOHN WALTERS,
WILLIAM HUNDERWOOD,
GAINES THOMPSON,
JONES KENDRICK.
Lieutenants-
BENJAMIN CLEVELAND,
JAMES WADE,
JAMES JONES,
JAMES WARDLOW,
JOHN SCOTT,
DENNIS MAHONEY,
WILLIAM DEAL,
JOHN FERGUS,
MOSES DENMAN,
SAMUEL B. HUTCHINSON,
JOEL FREEMAN,
SAMUEL JETER,
ELIJAH ROBERTS,
Lieutenants cont'd-
WILLIAM GILMORE,
ISAAC AUSTIN,
MATTHEW T. HAMILTON,
TERRY RUNNELS,
JOHN S. WALKER,
JOHN TERRELL,
ZACHARIAH SMITH,
JOHN HOLLINGSWORTH,
Ensigns-
JAMES SCOTT,
JAMES MERRELL,
LARKIN BARTON,
HORATION G. BREWER.
STATE OF GEORGIA. Near Camp Hope. } December 19th, 1814.
WE whose names are hereunto subscribed was present with Captain ISAIAH T. IRVIN, and belonging to the company of said ISAIAH T. IRVIN, while on the march from Wilkes county to Camp Hope, and we do sincerely pledge our honors, that we never saw anything improper, or conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, to the best of our knowledge, information and belief.
DAVID PATTERSON,
DAVID ALLISON,
JOHN BOSWELL,
E. BOND,
OLIVER A. LUCKETT,
WOODARD TRAMELL,
IGNATIUS A. SCOTT,
J. HALKIN,
ROBERT WILLIAMS,
ENOCH DAVIS,
WILLIAM LIBASS,
JOHN MALLORY,
NATHANIEL GAMGE,
THOMAS MORGAN,
HOWARD PORTWOOD,
PATRICK GARLAND,
SOLOMON P. LEA,
JAMES WOOD,
CHARLES STROZIER,
JESSE JOHNSON, Jr.
WILEY ACREE,
CASWELL HUBBERT,
ARCHIBALD SMITH,
EDMUND OGLETREE,
FRANCIS WILKERSON,
LEMUEL CHAFFIN,
JOURDIN TAILOR,
BURREL GLAZE,
WILLIAM H. WINFIELD,
WILLIAM ALLISON,
CHRISTOPHER HACKLE,
GEORGE THEED,
DANIEL SCOTT,
JOHN W. BATES,
SAMUEL G. MOSELE,
THOMAS OWEN,
JOHN CHENEY,
DAVID McGUIRE,
LEWIS MILLER,
DAVID CHRISTOPHER,
HIRAM HUBBERT,
JONATHAN MONTGOMERY,
JOHN W. POYNER,
JOHN McCLUSKY,
JOHN BENTLEY,
NICHOLAS GREW,
RICHARD SMITH,
JAMES DAVIS,
JOHN COIN,
A. T. JONSON,
BALEY LUNSFORD,
JOSEPH CAMBEL,
ALSAY GAMMAGE
JAMES CRUSE,
CARINTON ROBERTSON,
SAMUEL BURNSIDE,
JESSE JOHNSON.

LIBRARY.
The subscribers to the Washington Library, are requested to meet at the library room, on Saturday evening, the 21st instant, prepared to pay their annual tax, and elect some new officers. JOHN HALIDAY, Sec'ry. Friday, January 13, 1815.

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COLLECTOR'S SALE
Will be sold, on 1st Tuesday in February next, at the Court-house in Elberton, in Elbert county, between the hours of ten and three o'clock, the following property, or as much thereof as will satisfy the taxes due thereon, together with the cost-viz:
350 acres of land in Elbert county, granted to JOHN COLEMAN and others, lying on Coody's creek, adj. JAMESHATCHER; levied on as the property of MICAJAH ANTHONY to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due, 22 Dollars 57 cents.
ALSO, 187 acres of land in Elbert county, granted to WALKER RICHARDSON lying on Deep creek, adj. WM. PENN; and 400 acres in said county, granted to JAMES TUTTLE, lying on Deep creek, adj. the heirs of ELLINGTON; levied on as the property of ROBERT KENNEDY, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due, 14 dollars.
ALSO, 100 acres of land in Elbert county, granted to VANN, lying on Cedar creek, adj. JAMES BANKS; levied upon as the property of WILLIAM McGUIRE, to satisfy his tax for 1813-tax due 1 dollar 67 cents.
ALSO, 50 acres of land in Elbert county, granted to RALPH BANKS, lying on Cedar creek, adj. DANIEL ROSS; levied on as the property of FRANCIS POWELL, Sr. to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due, 60 cents.
ALSO, 130 acres of land in Elbert county, granted to WILLIAM HATCHER, lying on Deep creek, adj. SAMUEL BENTLEY; levied on as the property of CHARLES WALLIS to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due 73 cents.
ALSO, 202 acres of land in Wilkinson county, lying in the 22d district, No. 77, granted to MALACHIAH COKER, and levied on as his property to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due 83 cents.
ALSO, 90 acres of land in Elbert county, lying on Deep creek, adj. WILLIAM FAULKNER; levied on as the property of JOHN NIX, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due 64 cents.
ALSO, 202 acres of land lying in the first district of Baldwin county, No. 14, granted to LEWIS McCLANE; levied upon as the property of HENRY CABINESS, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due 82 cents.
ALSO, one Negro man by the name of JANUARY; levied on as the property of JESSE THOMPSON, to satisfy his tax as a defaulter for thirteen years, viz. from year 1800 to 1812, inclusive-tax due, 176 dollars 24 cents.
ALSO, 143 acres of land in Elbert county, adj. C. SANDIDGE, lying on Beaverdam creek; levied upon as the property of MOSES PRESLEY, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due, 1 dollar 60 cents.
ALSO, 490 acres of land in the 2nd district of Wayne county, No. 169; levied on as the property of ANDREW MILLER, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813,--tax due 78 cents.
ALSO, one 60-saw cotton gin; levied on as the property of JOHN TABOR, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due 56 cents.
ALSO, 350 acres of land in Elbert county, granted to JAMES BROCK, lying on Shoal creek, adj. CHARLES BERRYMAN; levied upon as the property of JAMES BROCK, to satisfy his tax for the year 1813-tax due 56 cents.
ALSO, a free man of colour by the name of PETER HARPER, will be hired out for a term of time that will satisfy his tax as a defaulter for 1813-tax due, 8 dollars 53 cents.
JOHN WILLIS, Tax Collector, Elbert county. December 2, 1814.

SHERIFF'S SALE
Will be sold, on the first Tuesday in February next at the Court-house in Elbert county, between the hours of ten and three o'clock, the following property-viz.
200 acres of land, more or less, in Elbert county, well improved on the waters of the Beaverdam creek, adj. FRANCIS SATTERWHITE, formerly occupied by BENJAMIN HIGGINBOTHAM, dec'd. Also 97 acres of land, more or less, in said county, adj. the above and THOMAS S. CARTER-Also 94 acres of land, more or less, adj. the above and JAMES CARTER; levied on as the property of BENJAMIN HIGGINBOTHAM, dec'd, to satisfy two executions one in favor of WM. WOODS surviving copartner against BENJAMIN G. HIGGINBOTHAM, dec'd-the other in favor of the executor of MIDDLETON WOODS, dec'd, vs. the same. ALSO, one sorrel mare about twelve years old; levied on as the property of JOHN DANIEL, to satisfy an execution in favor of STEWART CUNNINGHAM. Conditions cash.
THOMAS A. BANKS, D. S. January 6, 1815.

MISS BURNS
Having purchased a set of tools for Watch-making, will repair watches when presented to her at Mrs. HILLHOUSE's, her place of residence.-Washington, Dec'r 1814.

GENTEEL BOARDING
For young ladies, may be obtained, on reasonable terms, by application to Mrs. MINTON, at the house lately occupied by Mr. ROBERT McREA, in Washington.

RULE NISI
On the petition of DENNIS and WILLIAMS, setting forth a mortgage made to them by LAUKLIN (otherwise LACHLAN) McCURRY, of certain land in this county in the said mortgage described, conditioned for the payment by the said LAUKLIN to the petitioners, at a time now passed, of a sum of money of which there now remains due the sum of one thousand and eighteen dollars and forty cents, with interest thereon from the date of the said mortgage; and praying a rule for payment of foreclosure-It Is Ordered, That LAUCHLAN JOHNSON, and JOHN McDONALD, administrators of the said LAUKLIN, do pay into this court the said sum of money with interests and costs, before the expiration of twelve months, or the equity of redemption of and to the said land will be thenceforth foreclosed. And it is further Ordered, That this rule be published at least once in every month until the time appointed for the said payment, or served on the said administrators or their special agent at least six months previous to the said time. Georgia-Elbert Superior court, April Term-1814.
I certify the foregoing to be a true copy from the minutes, the 18th of April, 1814. WM. WOODS, clerk. April 30, 1814.

NOTICE.
Nine months after date, application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county for leave to sell one lot of land (No.--,) in the town of Washington, lately occupied by WILLIAM H. CORBETT, dec'd, and sold for the benefit of his heirs and creditors.
THOMAS TERRELL, JAMES WINGFIELD, Ex'rs. September 24, 1814.

NOTICE.
Nine months after date, application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county for leave to sell three tracts of land, (to wit) one tract in Wilkes county, on the waters of Fishing creek, containing 200 acres, adj. BARNEY ZIMMERMAN, and others-also one other tract, containing 140 acres in said county, on the waters of Soap creek, adj. HAMMONS, and others-also one other tract of land, containing 202 acres , No. 312, (in the 7th district formerly Wilkinson county) now Telfair, being the whole of the real estate of JOB HUGULEY, dec'd, for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of said Dec'd.
GEORGE HUGULEY, ALLEY HUGULEY, Adm'rs. October 3, 1814.

NOTICE.
After the completion of nine months application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county, for leave to sell a tract of land in said county, containing 390 acres, (more or less) it being the real estate of JOHN WEAVER, dec'd, to be sold for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of said dec'd.
ELIZABETH WEAVER, Adm'x. RICHARD SAPPINGTON, Adm'r. October 8, 1814.

NOTICE.
In nine months from the date hereof, application will be made for leave (to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county) to sell 280 acres of land in said county, on the waters of Camp creek, adj. HALLIDAY and others; it being the real estate of FRANCIS MURPHEY, dec'd, for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of said dec'd.
RICHESON BOOKER, Adm'r. October 8, 1814.

NOTICE.
In nine months from the date hereof, application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county, for leave to sell 200 acres of land in said county, adj. DUNCAN BOHANNON and others, on the waters of Newford creek; being the real estate of WILLIAM RICHARDSON, dec'd, for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of said dec'd.
WM. RICHARDSON, Adm'r. May 7, 1814.

NOTICE.
Nine months after date, application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county for leave to sell 50 acres of land, more or less, on Long creek in the said county, it being the real estate of HANNAH HENDERSON, minor, dec'd for the benefit of her legatees.
HANNAH HENDERSON, Adm'x. May 24, 1814.

NOTICE.
Nine months after date, application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Oglethorpe county for leave to sell a tract of land in the 15th district of Wilkinson county, No. 295-containing 202 acres; being the real estate of BRITAIN HOUSE, dec'd, for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of said dec'd.
ALSEY HARTSFIELD, Adm'r. November 9, 1811.

NOTICE.
Nine months after date, application will be made to the honorable Inferior court of Wilkes county for leave to sell 202 acres of land in Putnam county, on the waters of Lick creek, adj. WM. & HARDY PACE-it being the real estate of JAMES TOLLE, dec'd, for the benefit of the heirs and creditors.
PRISCILLA TOLLE, Adm'x. JAMES TOLLE, Adm'r. July 9, 1814.

Georgia. Wilkes county-By DAVID TERRELL, clerk of the court of Ordinary for said county.
Whereas, MARTHA W----- applies for letters of administration on the estate of BENNETT W-------, dec'd. These are therefore to cite summon and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of said dec'd, to be and appear at the next court of Ordinary to be held in and for the county aforesaid, to show cause, (if any they have) why said letters should not be granted. Given under my hand this 2d day of January 1815. D. TERRELL, C. C. O.