Matagorda Bulletin. (Matagorda, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 23, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 10, 1838 Page: 3 of 4
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PROPOSALS will" bo received at the counting
room of llorton and Clements for deepening
tho centre channel through Dog Island Bar. Secu-
rity will be required for the work being done ac-
cording to contract and to be commenced during
the month of March next.
Barrett & Frcon
Attorney 8 and Counsellors
January 10 183S. 23 tf
Mnynard & Belknap .
mOroccrs A' Commission JtlcrchaMs
Matagorda Jan. 10 1838. 23-lf
TO close a consignment Twenty Coils Bale
Rope at a low price ; also One Case Diaper
and One case Sheeting together with a general
assortment of Family Groceries.
Matagorda Jan. 10 lo3R. 23-2t
TILE Subscribers are now receiving from the
Schooncre Ilcrniosa and Wanderer a large
supply of all kinds of Groceries a tin irp-
ViStOllS consisting in part of Sugar Coffee.
Flour Whiskey Pork Lard Bacon Butler Cheese
Soap Candle Chocolatc-Tca Pepper Allspice
Nails Powder Tobacco and a variety of Wines
Brandv. Gin. Rum. &c. &c.
MAYNARD & BELKNAP.
"ETN pursuance of a decree of the lion the Probate
" Court of the county of Matagorda now on record
will be sold on the 1 1th instant at the door-of the
courthouse two' barrels of "Whiskey belonging to
the Succession of Henry Scruggcdcccascd;andon
Saturday the 0th day of January next at tho same
place so much of the real property of the said Suc-
cession as will be necessary to satisfy the debts and
expenses of the administration of said succession.'
Terms Cash. A. C. CARSpN Adm'r.
Matagorda December 1 1S37. & 10 tf
Y order ol the Court of Probate will be sold
(if the appraisement can be obtained) on the
eleventh day of the prcsont month at the courthouse
door in the town of Malaguida the moveable pro-
perty of the succession of Joseph Hall deceased
viz: one mare and col I and one ride lcrms cash.
THOMAS M. DUKE Curator.
Matagorda January 1 1838. 22 2t
Matagorda Jan. Otii 1838.
Rei'uhlic or Tkxas Coux-J The Estate of John
ty of Matagorda. ) .1. Hand deed.
"ttSTIIKIlEAS Richard R. Royal has petitioned
the Court of Probatcs.in and for the county of
Matagorda Republic of Texas for letters of cura-
torsliipon the vacant Succession of the late John J
Hand deceased intestate Notice is hereby given
to all whom it may concern to show cause if any
they have within ten days from the publication here-
of why the prayer of the petitioner should not 6e
granted. SINCLAIR D. GERVAIS
Judge of Pro&atc.
January 3 1S3S. 28 2 1
"KEY order of the Court of Probate will be sold for
- cash (if the appraisement can be obtained) on
the 15th of January nt the courthouse door in the I
town of Matajorda-i quantity of windowsashcs.nails
and Panncl doors the property of the Succession ofj
Daniel u. Connor; deceased and upon the 3d Feb..
the Stcatn-Buat Amite and fixtures upon a credit of
six months for approved paper with mortgage upon
the boat until payment. Also (if the appraisement
can be obtained) the necro woman Jane and child
for cash; all being tho properly of siid Succession.
BORNT SEGUINE Curator.
Olieap!Clioap2X heap!! J
rgnO settle accounts the Stock of the late Firm
Delap & McIIugh will be sold cllCfip for
Cash OStlyl It consists or Wines Cogniac
Brandy Holland Gin Sugar Coffee Tea Navy
Bread butter and water Crackers Pino apple cheese
Lard Mackerel Salmon Molasses Vinegar Sar-
dines red and black Pepper Mustard West Indian
Pickles West Indian Preserves fine Coidials Bran-
dy Cherries Cigars Tobacco Soap Starch Indigo
Cordage corn and coflcc Mills Saddles Tar Whi
ting Paints White and Green Window Glass
Axes Hoes Dupoiit's best Powder and a small as-
sortment of Hardware. JOHN DELAP.
Matagorda November.'! 1837.
ftii. AWiiiuauiN lioni uumuMgn ccouanu res
pectfully begs leave to olfor hi3 se:vi;C3 to the
citizens of ?ilalagorda and its vicinity for a short
time. He has also on hand a fresh and well select-
ed assortment of Medicines suitablo for warm aiul
changeable climates which can bo sent any distance
in the count ry with proper directions. OCT" il 's l0
be found at Dr. Rice's. '
Matagorda Dec. 13 1837. 10 tf
MORTON & CLEMENTS
LAND AGENTS &c.
M A TiQOUD A (TEIA S.)
BY the undersigned Jud"o of the court of Trobatcs
in and for the county of Matagorda Republic of
rip HE Public arc hereby notified that on Monday
-1- he fifteenth day of January eighteen hundred
and thirty eight theie will be sold in front of the
Courthouse doorin the town of Matagorda and coun-
ty aforesaid to the highest and last bidder the Head-
right for Land ofllusc Wit deceased as a citizen
oi me iicpuuiic ol i cxas: also his right to land loi
throe months service as a soldier rendered said Re- Goods together with Groceries Hard-Ware Cutlery
...v. a ..rrw...o j a .viiii.i ui3i.ii.uyu uui) iiiuuu -" --. lYiiiun iiiuy ouur ou accommotlating terms
aiiu n-iuiitu iinu ins rigm 10 iuisus as a suiuiur iori " "uiuiiihi customers.
CORaEEOF MATAGORDA Sc
ARE just receiving per late arrival of sch. Mcxi-
... iuig cr x'aii ana winter
Matagorda December 30 1S37
Y order of the court of Probate will be sold on
the 10th day of January 153S at the conn
house door in the town of Matagorda a half League
of Land upon the Brazos (in Robinson's Colony) the
property of the Succession of John Childress deed.
Terms of sale credit of twelve months with ap-
proved security. A. B. FLEURY Curator.
January 3 1S3S. 22 tds
RjErunLic of Texas-Coux-
tv or Matagorda.
The succession of Ed
ward C Diftile dec.
"VK71IEKEAS Henry Difc&lc has petitioned the
Court of Pro&atcs in and for the county of
Matagorda Republic of Texas for letters of Cura-
tor ship on the vacant succession of Edward C. Di6-
ule; deceased intestate Notice is hcrcoy given to
all whom it may concern to shew cause if any they
have within ten days from the publication hereof
why the prayer of the said petitioner should not be
grouted. SINCLAIR V. UliKVAIS
January 3. 1838.
Judge of Pro&atc.
Republic of Texas Cotw-) Tho Estate of Bcnja-
tv or Matagorda. $ minT. Hughes dec-
"WMfHEREAS Thomas J. Hughes has petitioned
the Court of Pro&atcss in and for the county
of Matagorda Rcpu&lic of Texas for letters .f Cu-
ralorshipon the Succession of Benjamin T. Hughes
deceased Notice is hcrciy given to all persons
whom it may concern to shew cause if any they
have within ten days from the publication hereof
why the prayer of the pctilioncrshould not Jc'granted.
SINCLAIR D. GERVAIS
Judge of Pro&atc.
January 3 1838. 22 2t
WWILL be sold (if the appraisement can be ob-J
taincd (on the twentieth day of January 1833.)
at the late residence ol Joshua iScIson deceased
(on the Coloiado. within four miles of town) all the
stock (cattle etc.) belonging to the succession ol
said Nelson. Icrmp cash.
L. H. W. JOHNSON
THO. J. TONE
Matagorda Dec. 29 1637. 22-tds
having enlisted during the war in the service of said
Republic. Terms of Sale Cash if the appraised
va.uc can he obtained. simxiik U. Ueuvais
Dec. 13 1S37. 19-tds Judge of Probate.
TOJINEYAND COUNSELLOR AT LAW
August 9 1S37
Edward Jj. Holmes
A T T O 11 NE Y AT L A W
August 9 1837. :
Matagorda December 12 1837.
Wiiliain L. Delay
A T T O R N EY AT LA TTr
nrans of all Ki.rs cakeixlly executed.
Matagorda August 9 1837. 2-tf
WE arc authorized by the friends of CHA'S L.
DUROCHER Ex Captain of Artillery Re-
gular Army of Texas (lately prisoner in Matamo-
ras) to announce him a candidiatc for tho office of
Colonel for the Military District first West of the
Brazos River. 21 tde
The Estate of Leon
ard Burknap dee'd.
Republic or Texas Coux
tv of Matagorda
'YMTHEREAS Henry Di&Me has petitioned the
" Court of Probate in and for the county of
Matagorda Republic of lexas for letters of Cura-
torship on the vacant Succession of Leonard Bur-
knap deceased intestate Notice is hereby given
to all whom it may concern to shew cause if any
they have within Ten days from the publication
hereof why the prayer of the petitioner should not
be granted. SINCLAIR D. GERVAIS
Judge of Probate.
January 3 1835. 22 2t
NOTICE is hereby given to tho Public that I wil
only be responsible for debts contracted in
person or by my especial order. Also that any
sale of property in which I hold an interest sold
but by myself or by my consent will be invalid.
DUGALD Mc. FARLAN.
Mataeorda Dec. 19 1837. 20 3t
THE Subscriber has opened at his new building
in. Fisher Stiect a REFECTORY and
FAMILY GROCERY where will be kept on
hand a general assortment of Liquors Wines and
Cordials. Also Flour Sugar Rice Coffee Tea
Pork Beef Mackerel Codfish Bread Cheese
Butter bait) Pepper Allspice Cinnamon Tobacco
Hats Stone Ware Tin Ware Lamp Oil &c.
OYSTERS Fried Stewed or Raw served up
at the shortest notice.
N. B. A few gentlemen can be accommodated
with Board on reasonable terms.
21 It RUFUS R. SMITH.
E. Hi. SAIiE
ATTORNEY AT LAW
ViVAS removed from Louisiana to Matagorda
-"" and will also practice in the adjacent counties.
Refekkxces. lion. A. C. llorton; R. R
Matagorda September 1
W R. LEWIS will continue to practice his pro
-"- fession in Texas. lie will attend the District
Courts of San Felipe and Brazoria anil all the
Courts ol" this place: also the Supreme Court. Re
Matagorda Oct. 10 1837. 11 tf
JASo H. WORIiANB
A RE now opening a beautiful and general JMs-
--soriment of Staple ana Fancy
rOG3J: also a choice lot of ready made
Cltohing embracing each and every article in that
line and of every quality. Likewise a larre and
general assortment of Hardware Sjc. Hats Boots
Shoes Saddles Bridles Quccns-icarc. Glassware.
J A S. II. WOBLAND &CO.
AVING located themselves permanently at
Matagorda intend kecnine a eeneral ajunri.
ment of GOODS of every description usually
required by the Settler all of which will be sold on
the most favourable terms.
Matagorda Dec. 13 1847.
ratflE undersigned gives Notice to persons who
- wish to confide the Location of their Lands
to him that the Land Ofiico will be opened in a few
days to receive applications for Orders of Survey
for Claims of tho First Class.
Gentlemen desirous of availing themselves of the
first Locations will do well to call immediately
with such proofs as arc required by Law and pre-
pared to pay the necessary cxpcnccs of Location
or make other definite arrangements. Those at a
distance will forward their Orders of Survey. He
has engaged well qualified Assistants and feels
confident that he will bo able to give full satisfac-
tion to all who may entrust their Business to him.
Agents . R. R. ROYALL.
William Eciiol Esa. Brazoria )
Major CirAS.Dn Morse Matagorda. 21 tf
The Telegraph at Houston will givv this Tour Insertion.
TinJ Public are notified not to receive a certain
FJote for $200 drawn by mc to Seth Ingram
xt Order dated May 3d 1837 and payable six months
from date as said note has been paid bv mc and I
hold a receipt of tho publicly authorized agent of
said Ingram for tho money aaid note is the only
one held by the said Ingram again3t mc and any
one purchasing trading for or otherwise obtaining it
will do it in his own wrong as it will not under any
-circumstances be repaid by mc.
Matagorda December 13 1837. 19 tf
C1IX to ten Labourers for which liberal wages.
will be given. Apply to
CHAS. HOWARD or
A. B. FLEURY.
Matagorda August 30 1837. 5-tf
Zand for Sale.
A QUARTER League of Brazos Land fronting
on tlir rivnr. nnrl silnntn nnnrlr nnnnqifo flip
town ofSan Filepc will ho sold on reasonable terms
. Jbr cash. For information apply at this office.
Matagorda August 9 1837. ; 2-4f
HL. COOK is my authorized agent during
mv ilicnnrr frnm lYTnlnrrnrilfi
Matagorda Dec. 26 1837. 21 3t
FjpHE SUBSCRIBER is opening ou Cedar street
-- next door to llorton $ Clements
Dry Goods Ready Made Clothing
Boots Shoes i$'c. 4'c
Which he will sell low for cash.
G. W. WARD.
Matagorda Dec. 25 1S37. 21 tf
"FAMES S. JONES having recently obtained Li
cense as an Attorney and Counscllorat Juaw
will practice in the Superior and inferior Courts of
tho county ot alatagorda. .
He can be found generally at the Office of th
Matagorda November 30 1837.
Rr.ruBLic nr Texas-Couxty
j.ty; The Estate of An-
a drew Smally dee'd.
nSTIIEREAS Henry Williams has petitioned the
Court of Probates in and for the county of
Alatagorda llcpublicot lexas tor letters of cura-
lorshipto tho vacant succession of Andrew Smally.
deceased Notice is hereby given to all whom it may
concern to show cause within ten'days if any they
have why the prayer of the said petitioner should not
be granted. SINCLAIR D. GERVAIS
Judge of Probate.
December 20 1837. 20 tf
J. BRENT CLARK
Liberal Advancements made on consign-
ments oT Cotton and Produce.
Rei-uiilic or Texas cocir- T
TY Or IIATAUOltDA. J BoLIXC dee'd.
THE undersigned having been appointed admi-
nistrator &. curator of (he abovcincnticiicd Es-
tate Notice is hereby given to" all persons having
claims against said Estate to present an account of
them within the time prescribed by Law from the
date hereof to the unduisigncd with a statement ol
the sum or sums due; and the titles an:! vouchers by
which the same arc established: also those persons
indebted to the said Estate arc requested to make
immediate payment to the said curator &. admi
nistrator. CUA'S A. BULLA It D.
December 1 1 1837. 19 tf
Alatagorda (Texas) Nov. 25 1837.
Sm: The undersigned have established them-
selves in this City for Uo purpose of transacting JM.
General Agency and Commission.
With the necessary facilities at command and
possessing an intimate knowledge of the wants re-.
sources itc of the country they have no doubt of
being able to give general satisfaction.
They beg leave to tender you their services la
the management of nnv affairs vou mavhave inTn-r-
as and refering you to the Gentlemen named be
low they arc jKcspcctfiilly
Your obedient Servants
J. BRENT CLARK &. CO.
Messrs. W. F. VKJKRS y CO.( N. Orleaxs.
" T. TOBY 4- BltO. )
Consignments for New Orleans addressed to tho
care of the above will be forwarded with despatch
npiIE Subscriber is authorized to sell a Quarter
" of a League of LAND No. 3 on the West
side the river Colorado lying a little below Kin-
cheloes Cane Brake and originally granted to
JOSHUA PARKER. One fourth of the purchase
money paid down and a reasonable credit given
for the balance. Title indisputable.
Matagorda Deer. 2G 1637. 21 if
ft" ALT. 50 Sacks Fine Liverpool Salt for
Sale by G. W. WARD.
Dec. 25 1837.
"JlfR. J. T. BELKNAP is my Authorized Agent in
j-- my absence. All persons having claims against
or indebted to mc will please settle the smu with
him. J W. J. NILES.
Rei'uhlic of Texas Cousty or Matacouda.
Bx villi uri ot two rAccmions to mc directed
viz: One in favor if Hnelml Nmvmnn mniiint
-- - t3
Jesse B. Atkinson for $290 together with 'merest
and Costs of suit dated September 25 1837 and
renewed the luth ot tins month: and Uic other in
favor of Jesse B. Atkinson against the Curator ofi
Thomas J. Dasher dee'd and the Curator ad lites
of Joseph Shaw absentee for $'.Qd together with
nlercst and costs of suit dated October 2S 1837
I will expose to Sacl according to Law at the door
of the Court-House in this town on the 18th day of
December next to the highest and best bidder for
Cash the following named and described Tract
of Land situated on Caney Creek and opposite to
Robert H. Williams' Plantation containing 300
Acres seized upon to satisfy the befo.c-named
Executions; and tin: said Land being the same
which was and is mortgaged to satisfy the said Ex
ecutions or tho debt for which judgments were ob-
tained and Executions issued .
ISAAC VANDORN Sheriff.
Matagorda.Nov. M' 1837. 10 tf
Postponed uutil 13th of January 1338.
nnilE SUBSCRIBERS offer for Sale on rcasona-
- hie terms the following Articles viz:
15 B igs Super Rio Coffee
8 Barrels 1-1 proof N. O. Rum
10 do. Ilect. Whiskey
I Casks. Hams Sides and Shoulders
a Barrels p. Pork
10 Boxos Cheese
it Uags Peas
15 Bar'Js b. Sugir
5 Kegs Lard
30 Barrels Super Flour
10 do. Red Beans
5 do. W. XV. Vinegar 12 Boxes Hcrrinr
.i do. Oranhcrncs
2 Barrels loaf Sugar
Aild will constantly keep on hand a General
Assort in cut of Groceries.
J. BRENT CLARK & Co.
Matagorda Nov. 25 1837 17 tf
Adm'r andCuraior's JYolice.
rjpiIE SUBSCRIBER having been appointed
- Curator and Administrator to the Succession
of HENRY SERUGGE. deceased Wotirr U
hereby given to those indebted to the said Succes-
sion to make immediate payment; and all those
having vJainS against the r-imo to present them
duly authenticated for adjustment and settlement!
ANDREW C. CARSON.
Matagorda October ill 1837. U tf
KKPUIII.IC OV TEXAS TJ Y vlrtnc of an or-
BODXT V ..rMAYAGOItDA. j 23 filr of to 7lo
Uiu JJ;;c or Probate or Bntil ronnty will be sold be-
Xorctllu Court lIoliK.lnni.li.lij. .nn-n ..--. s-
on tltc JJa ttny orjunnnry nest tlio following
I'iVe llltli.Sitl nrrpunnt ..... TI ........-. .
of lanil on Tuspnlucl" conimeiii Iniy at the river
anil rminliif to the lnr.L lim .rii ?? f.i5J2rf
ccaied nuilfor tile bciuAt of the Creditors or (aid
;i.r".Tcr?s cnsU if ' -PPtMmeS.be. ob-
tained otherwise ou n credit or twelve months.
By onler or Judue or Probate
. . TIlOa3I.BEJHBclrfc.
ilatnorda Doer. C 18J7 194$
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