Cape Frontier Times

Cape Frontier Times 1848 1 January - March

Tuesday 4 January 1848

MARRIED on the 1st January 1848, at Trinity Chapel, Graham's Town, Cape of Good Hope, by the Rev J. Locke, Mr. James CAMPION to Eliza, second daughter of Mr. Thomas RADMALL of Cape Town.

DIED at Caledon on the 22nd December 1847, after 24 hours illness, Ryno Johannes VAN DER RIET Esq, aged 34 years, third son of J.W. VAN DER RIET Esq of Uitenhage, deeply lamented by his family and a numerous circle of friends.

Tuesday 11 January 1848

DIED at Fort Beaufort on the 3rd instant, Mr. Charles HOOD, aged 44 years.

Tuesday 18 January 1848

BIRTH at Graham's Town, Saturday 15th January, Mrs. WARD, Commissariat Department, of a Son.
18th Jan 1848.

Notice to Creditors
In the Insolvent Estate of John RAFFERTY of "De Tanais of de Drani" on the Sunday's River, in the Division of Uitenhage, Agriculturalist.
All persons claiming to be creditors under this Estate are required to take notice that the undersigned have been duly elected to, and confirmed in the appointment of Joint Trustees of the said estate, and that the Master has appointed the Third Meeting to be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his office at Graham's Town on Wednesday the 9th February next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the proof of debts, for receiving the Trustee's report, and also for the purpose of giving directions to the said Trustees as to the management of the said estate.
And all persons indebted to the said estate are required to pay the same to the Eastern Province Trust Company, Graham's Town, on or before the 8th day of February next, or proceedings will be instituted against them
F. LUCAS
W. HAW
Joint Trustees
6th January 1848.

Notice to Creditors
In the Insolvent Estate of John GREEN of Bushmans River, in the District of Uitenhage, Farmer..
All persons claiming to be Creditors under this Estate are required to take notice that the undersigned has been duly elected to, and confirmed in the appointment of Sole Trustee of the said estate, and that the Master has appointed the Third Meeting to be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his office at Graham's Town on Wednesday the 9th February next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the proof of debts, for receiving the Trustee's report, and also for the purpose of giving directions to the said Trustee as to the management of the said estate.
And all persons indebted to the said estate are required to pay the same to the Eastern Province Trust Company, Graham's Town, on or before the 8th day of February next, or proceedings will be instituted against them
F. LUCAS
Sole Trustee
6th January 1848

Notice to Creditors
In the Insolvent Estate of Joshua Davis NORDEN, late of Graham's Town, deceased..
All persons claiming to be creditors under this estate are required to take notice that the undersigned have been duly elected to, and confirmed in the appointment of Joint Trustees of the said estate, and that the Master has appointed the Third Meeting to be held before him in the Master's Office, Public Buildings, Cape Town on Wednesday the 23rd day of February next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the proof of debts, for receiving the trustees' report, and also for the purpose of giving directions to the said trustees as to the management of the said estate.
And all persons indebted to the said estate are required to pay the same to the Eastern Province Trust Company, Graham's Town, on or before the 1st day of February next, or proceedings will be instituted against them
Henry BLAINE
E. THOMPSON

Tuesday 25 January 1848

Mr. OGILVIE, intending to leave shortly for England, requests all demands against him to be sent in for adjustment, and begs to intimate to those who are indebted to him, for bills, accounts, long overdue, that unless settled within one month from this date, the whole will be handed over without respect to persons, to his Attorney for recovery.
18th January 1848.

Tuesday 8 February 1848

Caution
Whereas Thomas BALL, lately in the employment of the Undersigned as Tanner, at this post, has absconded before the termination of the period of his contract, notice is hereby given that whosoever shall employ the said Thomas BALL will be prosecuted according to law.
George KNOTT
Tarka Post, Feb 1848

Scotch Whiskey & Jamaica Rum
Just received, a few cases of superior Whisky and Rum
S.D. MANDY, Wine Merchant
Corner of Bathurst and High Streets

Tuesday 15 February 1848

Notice
John SMITH
Late Master Armourer of the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade
Having commenced Business in High Street, Graham's Town, opposite the "Cape Frontier Times" Office, begs to inform the public that he makes and repairs Guns, of whatsoever description, and that all orders with which he may be favoured will be immediately attended to.
NB Flint Guns altered to Percussion ditto, on reasonable terms.
Graham's Town, 15th February 1848

Union Inn
(Formerly occupied by Mr. J. O'BRIEN)
Mr. William SHAIL, having taken the above House of Accommodation, begs to inform the inhabitants of Town and Country that no care or expense will be spared in giving general satisfaction to those who may favour him with their custom. He has made arrangements by which he can at all times be supplied with the best Foreign Wines and Spirits, which he will sell on very reasonable terms. His Table will at all times be supplied with the best the market affords. Wagon Drivers accommodated in the best possible manner.
Stabling for Horses and good Forage always on hand at moderate prices.
Graham's Town, Jan 24 1848.

Lion Cottage
Lieut. PLESTOW, 7th Dragoon Guards, expecting shortly to leave the Colony, offers for sale at the British Residency, Bloem Fonteyn, his House, containing Sitting Room, Bedroom with Dressing Room, Kitchen and Servants' Room, together with Stables and Outbuildings, and Garden Ground well supplied with Water.
This House is a desirable residence for Gentlemen wishing to enjoy the unrivalled Field Sports of South Africa, there being an abundance of Large Game in the neighbourhood.
Further particulars can be had of Mr. W.M. JAFFRAY, Graham's Town, or Mr. P. KERR, Bloem Fontein. Possession can be had immediately this Officer leaves Bloem Fontein.
Bloem Fontein, Jan 17 1848.

Advertisement
In the Supreme Court of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope
Cape Town, the eighteenth day of December 1848 [sic]
John CARLISLE, Applicant versus Thomas ROBSON, Respondent
Upon motion this day made to this Court by Mr. J.W. EBDEN, it was prayed on the affidavit of the said John CARLISLE, now produced and read, for an interdict in order to restrain Thos. ROBSON, the above respondent, from removing, selling, or alienating any of the Goods, and ay of the Sheep or other animals as well as those belonging to the applicant John CARLISLE, as those belonging to the said respondent, or any other person, being upon a certain Farm or Place situate in the division of Somerset, called Glen Cliff, the property of the said applicant, until the said respondent shall have paid the rent due by the said respondent to the said applicant, under and by virtue of a certain contract of lease executed by and between the said applicant and respondent, dated the 21st day of February 1844 or thereabouts, and done and performed all matters and things which ought by him to be done and performed under the said contract. Whereupon it is ordered that the interdict be and the same is hereby granted as prayed to continue in force until the further order of the court upon cause shown.
By order of the court
T.H. BOWLES
Registrar of the Supreme Court
A true copy
J.J.H. STONE, Attorney for J. CARLISLE.

Tuesday 29 February 1848

MARRIED at Graham's Town on Wednesday last, Joseph, second son of the late Walter CURRIE Esq. JP of Bathurst to Frances Jemima, eldest daughter of John CARLISLE Esq, of Belmont.

Removal
Dr. CHRISTOPHER
Surgeon, Surgeon Dentist &c, has removed from Africa-street to the house lately occupied by Mr. LAWRENCE, next the Bridge in Hill-street, near the Rev Mr LEEKE's Chapel.

Tuesday 7 March 1848

BIRTH on the 2nd instant, Mrs. W.M. JAFFRAY of a Daughter.

A farmer named SCHROEDER, living at Zwartland, was lately shot through the heart during an altercation, by a tollman at the Cape. The assassin, it appears, was intoxicated.

Tuesday 14 March 1848

DIED at Graham's Town on the 2nd March, Mr. Charles John SMITH of the Commissariat.

Tuesday 21 March 1848

New Ironmongery Establishment
High Street
R. HAW & Co.
Having commenced business in the above line, beg most respectfully to intimate to the inhabitants of Graham's Town and the Eastern districts that they will be happy to supply them with Ironmongery in General, at the lowest prices, being direct importers of the whole of their stock.
Stores adjoining Mr. D. PAXTON, confectioner, High-street.
Graham's Town, February 25 1848.

Tuesday 28 March 1848

The appointment of several High Constables are gazetted, amongst which are Mr. J. GRAHAM for the District of Albert, Mr. J. McDOUGAL, Bathurst; Mr. MAHONY, Stockenstrom; Mr. T. ARMSTRONG, Fort Beaufort.
The appointment of James O'REILLY Esq, Clerk of the Peace for the District of Somerset, to be Civil Commissioner and Resident Magistrate for the District of the Caledon River, also appears in the Gazette. This gentleman being well acquainted with the Dutch language, and familiar with the customs and habits f the Dutch farmers, and with whom we are informed he is a favourite, it is, perhaps, as suitable an appointment as could have been hit upon; and our fellow subjects in the district to which he has been appointed will, it is hoped, give him a cordial welcome.

 

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