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From: Mark Murphy <>
Subject: [MURPHREY-L] 18th century Wilmington NC newpaper Murphys
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 14:02:38 -0500
[Murphys in 18th Century Wilmington, NC Newspapers]
[transcribed by Mark Murphy, 19 Oct 2001]
[Entire copies of these papers (will be) available
at Murphy Web Genealogy Project website:
The Cape-Fear Mercury, Wednesday, September 22, 1773.
[p.4] FOUR POUNDS Reward.
RAN AWAY, from the Subscriber, an Irish Servant Man, named
PATRICK MURPHEY, of the Age of 24 Years, about five Feet,
ten Inches High, an able bodied Man, dark Hair inclining to
curl; talks upon the Brogue; had on when he went away a green
Sailor Jacket, a Shirt and [Trousers white?] Check, also white
thread Stockings, a pair of broad rim'd Pewter Buckles with
Brass chafes and tongues, he had a courie small Hatt, a blew
and white Check Hand-kerchief marked in one corner T.B.
Whoever takes up and Secures the said Servant so that his
Master my have him again, shall Receive the above Reward, and
all Reasonable Charges Paid by James Blyth.
N.B. Said Patrick Murphy is a Sawyer by Trade.
Wilmington, August 3, 1773. (Tbctf.)
Hall's Wilmington Gazette, Thursday, September 7, 1797.
[p.3] TO BE LET, The Tenement and Store, with a Cellar and Ware
House back, at present occupied by Mr. Thomas Murphy, adjoining
Robert Adam and Co's Store, near the market house. It may be
entered on the first day of September next, or sooner if
agreeable to Mr. Murphy- Please to enquire of Robert Muter.
Wilmington, 16 July. 16tf
Hall's Wilmington Gazette, Thursday, September 14, 1797.
THE Subscribers having obtained an injunction from the Court of
Equity, to restrain the purchases of goods, &c. bought at public
auction, and old by Mr. Thosmas[sic] Murphy as the property of
Thomas Anderson, late deceased, (for which bonds, and other
securities were given) from paying the amount, or any part thereof
to the said Thomas Murphy, his attorney, agents, &c. and the said
Thomas Murphy also, by the said order, is enjoined from receiving
any part of the same.
Such purchases therefore, and all others indebted to the said
estate are notified, that any payments made by them to the said
Thomas Murphy, on the above account, will be no discharge of their
respective debts until a further order of court, in that behalf
made; and in the mean time, the subscribers are the only persons
legally authorized to receive such payments.
Geo. Hooper. J. Livingston. A. Jocelin.
Wilmington, August 9, '97. 32.
Hall's Wilmington Gazette, Thursday, October 11, 1798.
[p.3] List of Letters om the Post Office...
...John Crews,...Thomas Murphy,...John Murphy,...
The Wilmington Gazette, Thurday, February 13, 1800.
[p.4] The subscriber begs leave to inform the inhabitants of
Wilmington and its vicinity, that he has taken the house at
present occupied by Mr. Thomas Murphy, where he intends carrying
on the business of Saddle and Harness making in all its various
branches, and will be thankful to those who will oblige him with
their custom. David Dudley. Wilmington February 6.
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