'T H E
Kofe ano striped blankets.
"O AN away from the subscriber at
Feather velvet.and cafimers.
Fultians, jeanetts and corduroys.
ington, the 15th of June, two negro
men named Jim and Lewis, they are
nearly of one size, about five feet sis or
eight inches high, flout, well made healthy looking fellows, and very black complexions, beween twenty and thirty years
old ; thy were bred to the carpenters
at which one
is a very good and
the other a good sawyer,
ond aukward at any other part of the
they have their last winters suit of
cloaths that are much worn, and some old
cloth that have been worn by myself of a
brown and black colour : As they were
lately moved from Cumberland county in
Virginia, they mav endeavour to pass
through thcr wilderness to the place of
their nativity, f will give the above reward for both, or a proportion for either.
Irish and table linen.
Persians, mode and sewing silk.
Tvvift and sine thread.
Lawn linen cotton and (haul handkerchiefs.
Long lawn, chintz and callicos.
Stockings, mens and womens gloves.
Broad and narrow bindings.
Black and flowered ribbons.
Wool hats and sewing needles,
Taste and garters.
Brass and iron wire.
Sleeve buttons, coat and jacket ditto.
Pen knives and knives and folks.
Files, rasps, darning and knitting needles,
HL hinges, plane irons and centre bitts.
H.rle fleams, plated and steel fpurrs.
Weeding hoes, country made sickles.
Shoe and knee buckles.
Tumblers, decanters and vinegar cruets.
Pewter bafons and plates, Tea pots.
Writing paper and blank books.
Testaments, ipelling books and primers.
Watts'spfalmsand other books of divinity
Peruvian bait, camphire, britifli ojl, '
Tea, coffee, chocolate and loaf sugar,
A N U A R Y;
ft his Store, in LEXINGTON, the corner of Main
and Cross Streets, and direQly oppoftte the Court-hous-
Amongst which are,
umu a. .d Loane cloths.
Coating- and cordurnv.
Shalloons, calhmancos moreens & poplin.
Beaver and wool hats.
Knives and forks.
Needles and pins.
Topper sauce-pan- s,
Wool and cotton cards.
Fine and coarse-toot- h
The narrative of caps. Isaac Stewart; taken
hisownmouth in March, 1782.
WAS taken prilbner about 50 miles to the
Ailurn, copperas and brimttone.
Tea, coffe, pepper and loaf i'ugar.
Wine, Jamaica ipirits.
fforted china and queens ware,
W1h a Variety of other 'articles too tedious to enumerate, which he proposes
to sell for calh.
gether with a number of other articles
too tedious to enumerate.
&c. fortius paper, are thankfully
at his Office hi Main Street, where Siibfcriptions, Advettij'ements,
in it different branches done with Care and Expedition.
R E W A R D,
of Fort Pitt, about
JULY io, 1788.
Y do hereby forewarn all persons from
taking an alignment of two bonds I Js now opening at his Store in
Lexington ; one door
gave Squire Boone, the one for one hunabove Mejf. Alexander and James Parkers,
dred and thirty pounds, the other for one
AN ASSORTMENT OF
hundred pounds, both payable in property ; As I have difcbarged both bonds, I
take this method to prevent any impofi-tio- n,
as I am determined not to pay them
Amongst which are
JRoad clotn coating and half thicks.
yeaisago, by the
Indians, and was carried by them totheWabain,
with many more white men, who were
witji circumstances Of horrid barbarity; it was my
good fortune to call forth the sympathy of
is called the good woman of the town, who was
permitted to redeem me from the flames, by givine
as my ransom, a horse.
Aster remaining two years in bondage amongst
the Indians, 3 Spaniard came to the nation, having been sent from Mexico on discoveries.
application to the chiefs, for redeeming me and
another white man in the like situation, a native
of" Wales, named John Davy;
with, apd wc took our departurein company
with the Spaniard, and travelled to the westward
eroding the Mifiifippi near the river Rouge, or Red
River, up which we travelled 700 miles, when wc
came to a nation ofindians remarkably white,
vvhofq hair wasofareddiln colom, at Ieaft m'oftly
so; they lived on the banks of a small
empties itfclf into the Red River which is called
the River Poll. In the morning of the day aftc-oarrival amongst these Indians, the Welchman
informed me that he was determined to remain
with them, giving as a' reason that he nnderftood
their language, ic being very little different
the Welch. My curiosity was excited very much
by this information, and I went with my companion to the chief men of the town, who informed
him (in a language I had no knowledge of and
which had no affinity to that ofany other Indian
tongue I ever hewdj that the forefathers of this
nation came from a foreign country, and landed
on the call side of the Miffifippi, defcribinp particularly the country now called Wefl-Flo- i
and that on the Spaniards taking poflefiion of Mexico, they
to their then abode; and,
of the truth of what he advanced, he brought
rolls of parchment, which were caiefully tied up in
otter (kins, on which were large characters written
with blue ink the characters I did not understand, &
tjicWelchnlan being unacquaimcd with lerters.even
of his own language, I was not able to know the
meaning of thewriting. They are bold, hardy,
intrepid people, very warlike, and the women
boa ltiful, when compared with other Indians.
Wc lest this nation, aster being kindly treated
and .requcftcd to remain amongst them, being only two in number, the Spaniard and myself aiv.l
wc continued our course up the water's of the
Red River, till we came io a nation of Indians
called Windots, that never had seen a white man
.before, and who were unacquainted with the ufa
On our way wc came to a tranfpa-ren- t
of sire arms.
ftrcam, which we to our great ftirprife, sound
to descend into the earth, and, at the soot of a
ridge" of mountains, difappcared ; it was remarka
bly clear, and, near to it, wc sound the bones of
two animals, of such a size, that a man might
walk under the ribs, and the teeth were very
The nation of Indians who had never seen a
white man, lived near the fourcc of the Red River, and there the Spaniard difcovced, to his
great joy, gold dust in the brooks and rivulets ;
and, being informed by the Indians that a nation lived farther west, who were very n'ch, and
Whofc arrows were pointed with gold, wc fct ouc
in the hope of reaching their country, and tra
veiled about 500 miles, till we came to a ridge of
mountains, which wc eroded, and from which
the ftrcams run due west, and at the soot of the
mountains, the Spaniard gave proofs of ioy and
gteat satisfaction, having sound i;o!d ingicatabm-dancI was not acquainted with tbenatuic of
ore, hut I listed up what he called-goldust from
the bottom of the little rivulets iiL-infrom the
cavities of the rocks, and it had a ycllowifli call, and
was remarkably heavy; but so much was the Spaniard fatisficd, he rclinquiflicd his plan of
his journey, being perfectly convinced that
he had sound a country full of gold.
On our return we'took a different route and
wjicn wc reached the Miffifippi, we went in a
canoe o the month of the Miflburi, where we
sound a Span fli poll; the-- I was discharged by
the Spaniard, went to the country of the Chicke-faw- s,
from thence to the Chciokees, and soon.
in South Caiohna.
reached Ninety-siIt is impoffible for me to give an adequate defection of the country on the south west side of
Mifliflippi : I was chaimcd with the riehnefs
thclandsonthc north east fidjjofthat noble river
1 beheld the other
country ; the luxuiianccof
the soil, the riehnefs of the ho,h
of the forests, and the fertility of the meadows
which in many places are of an amazing extent'
Jinil itgSJrjchrafonidQver. in height!
at least three seet: thfinmn
buffalo, &c, and in the autumn, grapes and apples
are every where to be sound; in iTiort, every
part of America isadefart compared to that coun
try, known in Europe by the name of Louisiana;
the air is pure and ferene.and theclinacaTheIi!y
thy as any in the World: Nature has been wonderfully bountifuj in furnishing water fntheereat-eiabundance, and in many places acres of groundl
arccovercd with fait rock, where thcanimalseo
certain seasons, and it is extremely pleasing
the marks of the tongues of various wild
on the furfacc of the rocks of fait
No country in the World is better calculated
the culture of rice, indigo and tobacco,
when it is
considered that on the banks of
the Miflburi and
Red River settlements, a quantity of
these articles might be madefufHcienttqfupply all
ccforiooomiles from the confluenfeof each
rivers, lhips could be built, and, for three
they could g0 down the Area