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313. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Philadelphia, March 17. On Wednesday last Forty five Indians of distinction, from the Northern Tribes of the Six
Nations arrived in this city, and were most cordially received by his excellency the Governor.

314. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: A sum of money has lately been subscribed in the city of Albany, to be disposed of in premiums, for the purpose of
promoting the progress and improvement of the maple sugar—particularly the graning of it.

315. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Philadelphia, March 24. Died, in this city, on Monday last, Mr. Peter Jaqueete, one of the principal Sachems of the Oneida nation of indians. This young Chief was educated in France; he accompanied M. de la Fayette to that country on his return from the United States. On Wednesday last his funeral was attended from Oeller’s Hotel to the presbyterian burying ground in Mulberry street, where his remains were interred. The corpse was preceded by detachments of the Light Infantry of the city, with arms reversed—drums muffled—music playing a solemn dirge. The corpse was followed by six of the chiefs as mourners, succeeded by all the Warriors now in this city—the reverend Clergy of all denominations—the secretary of war, and the Gentleman of the War Department—Officers of the Federal Army and of the militia—and a number of Citizens—the concourse assembled on this occasion, is supposed to have amounted to more than 10,000 persons.

316. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Philadelphia, March 28. Extract of a letter from Fort Washington, dated February 15, 1792. “On the evening of the 12 inst. we received the disagreeable intelligence, that Captain Shaylor, his son, Lieutenants Bissel, and Bradley, one Mason, a Commisary, and a few soldiers, having unadvisedly gone about half a mile from Fort Jefferson, were attacked by a few Indians, their retreat cut off, and only Lieutenant Bissel and one soldier escaped thro’ the woods to Fort Hamilton, but another express arrived late at night with information that Capt. Shaylor, wounded in the back with an arrow, got into the Fort, with the rest of his party, except his Son and the Commissary, who were supposed to have been killed.

317. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: New York, March 24. The Royal, Captain Clement, from Philadelphia, is arrived at Ostend; the Captain of which
relates, that on the 20th of December last he fell in with a long boat at sea, with seven sailors on board, who were beating about, when he
took them up; they informed him that they belonged to the Diligence, an American bark from Guadaloupe to Nantz, who had been out at sea ever since the 26th of October; that she sprung a leak about the 14th of the same month; that the Captain and four of the crew were washed overboard two days after in a gale of wind and high sea; that they kept in the ship as long as they could, when they took to the boat, and about half an hour after the ship foundered; that they had been without provisions for about seven days, and being so much reduced with hunger, they cast lots for one to be butchered; and the day the above ship took them up, he was to have been killed for their subsistence.

318. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Springfield, March 28. Last Friday the body of Mr. Rufus Stannard, who was drowned as he was attempting to cross Connecticut River, in November last, was found about 2 miles below the place where he lost his life. He was decently interred on Saturday.

319. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Windham, April 7. A very considerable earthquake was felt in Lisbon the 27th of November last—no accounts are
received of any lives being lost; the people were in the greatest consternation.

320. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Married.
Mr. Joseph Grover, of Coventry, to Miss Sally Tompson, of Lebanon-Crank.
At Coventry, Mr. David Herrick, to Miss Rachel Peters.

321. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Jabez Hazen, Sadler, Informs his customers, and others, that he carries on the saddling business, in all its
branches, at his shop a little north of the printing-office; where they may depend on having their work done in the best manner, and at a
reasonable rate. Wanted, as an apprentice to the above business, an active Lad, about 14 years of age. Windham, April 6, 1792.

322. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: The subscribers being appointed by the hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham, commissioners on the
estate of Nathaniel Wales, jun. Esq. late of Windham, deceased, represented insolvent, Do hereby notify the creditors, that they shall
meet at the house of Mrs. Mary Wales, in Windham, on the second and third Mondays of April instant, to receive their claims; and that six
months from the date hereof, is allowed to exhibit the same. Samuel Perkins, Frederic Stanley, Comm’rs. Windham, April 6, 1792.

323. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Bonnet Papers to be sold at the Printing-Office.

324. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Notice is hereby given, to all the owners or managers of Iron works throughout this state. That a meeting of the
major part of said owners or managers will be holden at Mr. David Buell’s, inholder in Litchfield, on the second Wednesday of May next, at
one o’clock, P.M. for the purpose of adopting a more regular system of such general rules for the management of that branch of the Iron
business, as shall at that time be thought most expedient; and that a uniformity of such rules may be established throughout said state; all
those of said business who have not heretofore agreed to, or been warned of said meeting, are hereby earnestly requested to attend at said time
and place by all those who have agreed and published the above.

325. WH Sat Apr. 14, 1792: Monday last being freemen’s meeting, the following gentlemen were chosen to represent the towns prefixed to their names, in the General Assembly to be holden at Hartford in May next.
Windham, Col. Zephaniah Swift, Hezekiah Ripley, Esq.
Lebanon, Elkanah Tisale, Esq., Asahel Clark, Esq.
Pomfret, Col. Thomas Grosvenor, Capt. Lemuel Nichols.
Hampton, Col. Ebenezer Moseley.
Mansfield, Constant Southworth, Esq., Jesse Williams, Esq.
Plainfield, Mr. Joseph Shepherd, Mr. John Pierce.
Canterbury, Col. Benj. Bacon, Maj. Moses Cleavland.
Brooklyn, Capt. James Eldredge.
Ashford, Maj. Simeon Smith, Isaac Perkins, Esq.
Hartford, Col. Thomas Seymore, John Trumbull, Esq.
New-Haven, Wiliam Hillhouse, Esq.
Hebron, Sylvester Gilbert, Esq., Mr. Joel Jones, Jun.
New-London, Marvin Wait, Esq., Joshua Coit, Esq.
Norwich, Elisha Hyde, Esq., Maj. Jos. Williams.
Groton, Maj. Simeon Avery, Capt. Christopher Morgan.
Lyme, Capt. Lemuel Lee, Mr. Samuel Perkins.
Montville, John G. Hillhouse, Esq.
Colchester, Col. Elip. Bulkley, Maj. Henry Champion, jun.
Stonington, Charles Phelps, Esq., Capt. Asa Palmer.
Bozra, Nehemiah Waterman, jun. Esq.
Preston, Jeremiah Halsey, Esq., Capt. Charles Fanning.
Saybrook, Maj. William Hart, Jona. Lay, Esq.
Franklin, Mr. Eli Hyde.
Lisbon, Capt. Samuel Lovett.

326. WH Sat Apr. 14, 1792: Died on Monday the 2nd inst. at New-Haven, after a painful illness of several weeks, Mr. Benjamin Sanford, of thatcity, merchant, in the 60th year of his age.

327. WH Sat Apr. 14, 1792: Mulberry Trees, to be sold by Eleazer Fitch, Windham.

328. WH Sat Apr. 14, 1792: An elegant pair of Brass Pistols, with holsters, and a new Saddle, to be sold very cheap. Enquire of the

329. WH Sat Apr. 21, 1792: Whole issue was unreadable

330. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Wilmington, April 7. On Sunday last the following melancholy accident happened a few miles form this town; a Mr. Crawly, in crossing Christiana creek opposite Mr. George King’s, with four young ladies, (misses Pattersons, all sisters) the boat
unfortunately filled with water, and were all drowned.

331. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: New York, April 14. The legislature of Pennsylvania, by law, established a library in each of the counties of
that state, to each of which the state is to contribute from 8 to 1200”l”. By the same law a free school is also established in each county, the teachers of which to be paid from 70 to 150”l” per annum. This is an example highly worth serious consideration of the legislature of ever free country—an example which, it is hoped will be followed by this state in particular, that the least affluent, and even the poor, may enjoy an equal chance in acquiring literary knowledge, and eventually be eligible, in their turn, to places of honor and profit, and become literary combatants, though a Ciero should encounter.

332. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: New York, April 14. We learn from George Tows, on the Potomack, Maryland, that the commissioners have contracted with Mr. Harbaugh, the celebrated mechanic of Baltimore, to erect an elegant Stone Bridge over Rock Creek, at the spot where the waters are discharged into the Potomack, and at the west end of the street marked out in the plan of the city of Washington for the post road.

333. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: The Washington city commissioners have offered 500 dollars, or a medal of that value, for the most approved
plan of a President’s house. And a lot in the city, and 500 dollars or a medal of value, for a plan of a Capitol; and 250 dollars, or a medal of
that value, for the plan next in merit. This building of brick, is to consist of a conference room, and a room for representatives, sufficient
to accommodate 3000 persons each; a lobby to the latter; a senate room of 1200 square feet area, with a lobby; all of full ele____; and twelve
other rooms, of 600 square feet a____ each, for the committee rooms, and clerk offices, of ___alf elevation.

334. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Windham, April 28. Last week, the house of Mr. ___ Hyde, of Franklin, was consumed by fire, together with all the household furniture, provisions, &c. The accident was occasioned by a child’s communicating a lighted candle to some shavings in the cellar.

335. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: “Departed this life the 12th inst: Mr. Timothy A. Cushman, of Coventry, in the 24th year of his age, after a
long, distressing illness, which he bore with calmness, patience and resignation to the will of heaven. His interment was attended on Friday,
by a very numerous assembly, who were tenderly affected with his early fate. An excellent and well adapted sermon was preached on the occasion by the Rev. Mr. Brockway, of Lebanon, from Job 17.13. If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my grave in the darkness. This young gentleman had a truly amiable character, and was much beloved. He had just gone through the usual course of academical studies at
Dartmouth-College; the first honors of which were conferred on him at the commencement in August last, from which time he has been lingering with the seeds of a consumption, which increased upon him until his final exit.”

336. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Will Cover this Season, at the stable of the subscriber, a large likely Jack, that has proved himself very sure. The terms as follows ­ for a leap, six shillings—the season, nine shillings—to ensure a foal eighteen shillings. The subscriber will contract for the mules at four pounds ten shillings per head, for those of the first quality; those of an inferior quality, at four pounds per head. At the same place will cover, a large likely horse, on the same terms as the Jack, except contracting for the foals. Said horse was sired by a noted English Horse, kept some years past, by Mr. Elisha Abbe, of this town, and has proved himself a good sire. N.B. those who are so unfortunate as to have their mares lose their foals, when the subscriber ventures, may put their mares next year the season, gratis.
Benj. Brewster. Windham, April 26, 1792.

337. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: The noted imported Horse, Black-Sloven, 15 ½ hands high, will cover mares at the stable of James Howard, in Hampton, at 20s. the season, 12s. a single leap, if the money is paid down, or a note given on interest, or 36s. to ensure a foal. This horse wants no further recommendation on paper, only to say he is the same horse I have kept for two years past, and is in good order for covering. April 24, 1792.

338. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Fresh lemons, just received and to be sold cheap, by John Staniford, inn-keeper, Windham.

339. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Vendue. To be sold at Public Vendue, on Tuesday the 8th day of May next, (unless previously disposed of at
private sale) the real estate lately belonging to Mr. Edward Brown, late of Windham, deceased, consisting of a small Lot of Land, with an old
House and Barn standing thereon, lying within a few rods of the meeting-house, in the first society of said Windham; a most excellent
situation for a merchant, tavern-keeper, or mechanic, to be sold under the incumbrance of the widow’s dower. The sale to be on the premises, at one o’clock in the afternoon of said day. Any person wishing to purchase at private sale, may know the terms by applying to Maj. John Ripley, of said Windham, living near the premises. Windham, April 18, 1792.

340. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: The subscriber is now recruiting on the new establishment, for the 2d U.S. regiment—Eight dollars bounty will be paid for those that inlist for three years, and many other encouragements, as may be seen in the public papers. Any young gentlemen, who will take the trouble to call at my house in Hebron, shall see the whole establishment, the pay, _ations, clothing, &c. &c.
John H. Buell, Capt. 2d U.S. regiment. Hebron, April 13, 1792.

341. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Inoculation—for the last class. The public are notified, that a Hospital for inoculation is now open (for the
reception of those who are disposed to have the Small Pox) at the house standing on that beautiful and salubrious farm, well known by the
appellations of [Maisepegue?] situated near the river Thames, half way betwixt New London and Norwich, and furnishing as delightful a landscape prospect as [nature?] and art can afford; the front view presents said river for seven miles in extent to the ___ of New London harbour, with the shipping constantly plying; and in every other direction affording such a variety of agreeable land objects as are calculated to please the eye and sooth the mind: the most careful attendance and critical attention will be uniformly paid all those patients who put themselves under the care of the subscribers at said Hospital, and the terms are as moderate as at any Hospital in the state. Those who wish to have the benefit of Inoculation, and are disposed to unite safety and economy with pleasure, are desired to apply without delay to their humble
servants, Jere. Rogers, Philemon Tracy, John Turner. Montville, Apr. 12, 1792. P.S. The terms are two dollars for doctoring and medicine, and one dollar per week, for board.

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