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WINDHAM COUNTY NEWSPAPERS : WINDHAM HERALD 1791-1795
313. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Philadelphia, March 17. On
Wednesday last Forty five Indians of distinction, from the Northern
Tribes of the Six
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
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 Oellers 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 reverseddrums muffledmusic playing a solemn dirge. The corpse was followed by six of the chiefs as mourners, succeeded by all the Warriors now in this citythe reverend Clergy of all denominationsthe secretary of war, and the Gentleman of the War DepartmentOfficers of the Federal Army and of the militiaand a number of Citizensthe 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
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 lastno
320. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Married.
321. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: Jabez Hazen, Sadler, Informs
his customers, and others, that he carries on the saddling business,
in all its
322. WH Sat Apr. 7, 1792: The subscribers being appointed
by the hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham, commissioners
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
325. WH Sat Apr. 14, 1792: Monday last being freemens
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.
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 Kings, with four young ladies, (misses Pattersons,
all sisters) the boat
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
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
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 childs 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
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 &SHY; for a leap, six shillingsthe
season, nine shillingsto 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.
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
340. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: The subscriber is now recruiting
on the new establishment, for the 2d U.S. regimentEight 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.
341. WH Sat Apr. 28, 1792: Inoculationfor the
last class. The public are notified, that a Hospital for inoculation
is now open (for the
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