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422. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Dumfries, July 5. We learn from Kentucky, that Col. Harding, with some other persons, who were sent to treat with the Indians, were on their arrival at the villages, treated with the utmost contempt, that on hoisting a flag, the Indians appeared at a
distance, and fired about 500 guns over them, and would by no means listen to their proposals, but declared a continuance of the war, and
refused to exchange prisoners.

423. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Salem, July 24. We hear from Andover, that on Friday last, Mr. John Baker, of that town, having one end of a halter about the head of a colt which he was going to break, fastened the other end round his arm—when the beast, being frightened, set out upon the run, dragging the man, who was unable to stop him or to disengage himself, through the road, till at length, when the horse was stopped, Mr. Baker was taken up dead.

424. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Worcester, July 26. We have the pleasure of informing the publick that the gentlemen who are now in this town, on the survey of a canal from Connecticut river to Boston, have discovered a very natural and easy communication from the Connecticut, by Miller’s River to the Nashua, and from thence to Lancaster. It is sincerely wished they may be a successful from Lancaster by this town to Boston. Such a water communication would be as highly dignified to government as it would be advantageous to the capital of this Commonwealth, to the western counties, and the States of Newhampshire and Vermont.

425. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Springfield, July 25. On Thursday last, about one o’clock, P.M. the Powder-Mill in this town was blown up, by which unfortunate accident, Mr. Nathan Kennedy, the only workman then in the mill, was so shockingly burnt and bruised as to survive the misfortune but two hours. He was 29 years of age; and has left a wife and three children at Pittsfield, to mourn his untimely fate. This is the second instance of the kind which has happened in this place in the course of 13 years: Two active young men were killed on the same spot, when the first explosion took place.

426. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Providence, July 28. On Sunday the 15th inst. at four o’clock, A.M. the following melancholy accident happened at Warren, (Rhodeisland,) Mr. Alexander Easterbrooks of that town, aged 30 years, went to bed the evening before in apparent good health, after eating a hearty supper; and after sleeping but little, he arose in a state of violent distraction, labouring under the dismal apprehension of
surrounding enemies and fear of death, until the dawn of day, when he escaped the vigilance of his Father, who had been much fatigued in
watching him through the night, leaped from his chamber window with great precipitation, ran for the river, plunged in and in a few minutes
was drowned.

427. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Danbury, July 21. We hear from Cartland-Town, state of N. York, that the Canker and Scarlet-Fever rages to an amazing degree among the youth of that place.

428. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Windham, August 4. Lemuel Parish, of Canterbury, a lad only 12 years of age, reaped and secured an acre of
stout rye in one day.

429. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Windham, August 4. Alexander McGillivray advertises for a tutor, willing to instruct Indian children in the
rudiments of the English language, and the first principles of arithmetic. In the advertisement, this chief stiles himself Emperor of
the Creek nations.

430. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: Died.
In London, the 25th of May, in the 74th year of his age, the Right Hon. George Bridges Rodney.
At New-Stockbridge, in the vicinity at Oneida, in the 69th year of his age, the Rev. Samson Occom, very suddenly.
At Lebanon, Mr. Jonathan Lyman, aged 80.

431. WH Sat Aug. 4, 1792: The commissioned Officers of the several Companies in the 5th Regiment of Militia, are requested to convene at
the house of Mr. Dan Storrs, in Mansfield, on the 13th day of August Inst. at 2 o’clock afternoon, for the purpose of giving information
respecting the exemption of certain persons from military duty within their respective companies. The Captains who failed to make returns by the first day of August, pursuant to the resolve of Assembly, are reminded that they have incurred a forfeiture of ten pounds lawful money. Dated at Windham, the 3d day of August, 1792. Zephaniah Swift, Lieut. Col. Command. Benjamin Storrs, Major.

432. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: Augusta, (Georgia) June 30. We are sorry to inform our readers that there is too much reason to apprehend that the towns of Running-Water, Nickajack, Long-Island Villages, Crow Town, and Lookout Mountain, of the Cherokees will join the Shawanese and Creeks in hostilities against the United States. The four first of these towns lay on the south bank of the Tenessee, and are the common crossing places of the Creeks, and northern tribes, as they pass from one nation to another, which is very frequent; and the fifth is situate on a creek of the same name, about 12 miles south of the other four, all quite detached from the other towns of the Cherokees, being divided there from by the Chatanuga Mountain. The Little Turkey the principal chief of the Cherokees, is so incensed at the conduct of these five towns, that he has forbid, in positive terms, in a general talk addressed to his nation, all intercourse with them.

433. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: Pittsburgh, July 21. Extract of a letter from Captain Paul, of the State Levis dated Middle Block house (on the
frontiers of Washington county) July 16, 1792, to Major McCully. “The Indians on Tuesday last killed two men and one woman, and stole seven horses between the flats of Grave creek, and Col. Shepherd’s in Ohio county, Virginia—Lieut. Gray and some of my men followed them over the Ohio, as far as the head of sunfish, but the Indians being on horseback they returned without coming up with them. On Saturday last at Dilly’s station opposite the mouth of Grave creek, the Indians came into one of the houses and killed four and wounded one ­ the number of Indians was supposed to be twenty. It is thought they will strike this quarter. To-morrow morning I expect to start with a party to try to fall in with them.”

434. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: Middletown, August 4. On Saturday last the Superior Court finished their session in this county. Richard Gold, a mulattoe, was tried and convicted of burning the house of Mrs. Esther Wetmore, of this town. He was sentenced by the court to receive forty
stripes, pay of fine of 20 l. and suffer one years imprisonment. The former part of his punishment he has received and is suffering the

435. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: A Lion is now exhibited to the curious in Baltimore. He is upwards of three feet high; measures 7 feet from the
nostrils to the tail, and is of a beautiful dun colour. He was caught in the woods of Goree, in Africa, when a whelp, and is as tame as any
domestic animal. The owner of this Sovereign of Animals intends to travel with him through the United States.

436. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: Died.
At Lebanon, Mr. Abraham Dewey, aged 66 years.
At Norwich, Mr. Samuel Gifford, aged 25. Miss Betsy Nevins, aged 39.

437. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: The hon. court of probate, for the district of Plainfield, hath allowed the term of seven months from the 5th day of
June, 1792, to the creditors to the estate of Daniel Herick, late of Canterbury, deceased, to exhibit their claims against said deceased’s
estate, or be debarred a recovery agreeable to law. Nathan Fish, Adm’r. Canterbury, June 7, 1792.

438. WH Sat Aug. 11, 1792: At a late Court of Common Please in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the defendant said, that if he lost his case he would appeal to the supreme and from thence to the Federal Court, and from thence to Heaven. Certainly, then, replied a gentleman,
you will be defaulted, not being present to answer yourself, and no attorney is ever admitted there.

439. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: From the American Museum. Expense and profit of raising Silk-worms. One hundred trees, of two or three years growth, will feed an amazing number of silk-worms: rate them at six shillings. The land they are put in a mere _____: They can be planted in hedge rows, and improve the ground in which they grow. Any vegetable or grass will thrive well under them: indeed by keeping the ground loose about their roots, they will thrive the best. Say that the room they take up is worth another dollar. The worms thrive best in mere sheds almost. A tight room is not proper. A hut, any kind of rough shelter, is best. An unfinished garret, the corner of a barn enclosed for the purpose, will serve: but suppose it were necessary to run up a small building for the purpose, you may raise many thousands in one that any farmer may build for himself, and it won’t cost him more than forty-eight shillings. Ten dollars is then the capital required to set up this business. Now let us see what it will take to carry it on. Suppose our farmer has a wife and two children. Well, about the tenth of June he thinks of hatching his eggs (they will cost him nothing)( and by the middle of August the work is done. In that time, his wife, children, and himself not employed all the day long about the silk-worms, may raise at least 160,000 of them. Then the only thing to reel off 1,900,000 years of silk, which these 160,000 worms have made: but no money is required to do it. The wife and children do it at their leisure; and when it is done, they have 54 lb. Of raw silk to dispose of, at three dollars per lb. This is 48 [English pounds] 12, all by the labour of his own and family’s hands, and that only during part of the year. His trees remain, his shed stands, and his land is still his, and not impoverished. And why won’t our farmers plant these mulberry trees and busy themselves in the culture of this silk? It is for want of tho’t: but their eyes will be soon opened to their interest. 48 [English pounds], 12, for a small family to make in one year, from a capital of 3 [English pounds] only, with industry and attention, is certainly worth thinking about: Where is the farmer that can do better with his land, time or money?

440. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Pittsburgh, July 28. “The Cornplanter has got home from the Council at Buffaloe Creek, and informs that it was determined in that council that a number of chiefs of the six nations should go on an embassy to the hostile Indians, to persuade them to
peace with the United States. Capt. Brady had been out a thirty days tour into the Indian country, but could not approach the Sanduski town
nearer than five miles, as he was discovered and followed a considerable distance by parties of the hostile Indians. From this it appears that
Sanduski has not been deserted, as reported sometime since.”

441. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Alexandria, (Virg.) July 22. The following melancholy accident happened at the camp near this place. Serjeant Keech of Capt. Hannah’s company, going through the manual exercise with a corporal, the latter had chanced to take up a musket, which, for a particular purpose, had been left loaded. When they came to the fatal words --- “Present---Aim---Fire” ---the corporal did so, and lodged the contents in the serjeant’s body, which instantly put a period to his existence.

442. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Philadelphia, Aug. 4.On Thursday morning was witnessed a very melancholy event at Mr. Henry Kizer’s powder-mill in lower Merion township, Montgomery county, between the hours of nine and ten. There was a large quantity of powder in the mill, which by accident took fire and blew up with a great explosion, which was heard at Schuylkill ferry, and was there supposed to be an earthquake. Mr. Kizer, and three other, who were in the mill, were blown to pieces; and a Mr. Henry Fiaily, a copartner of Mr. Kizer, was so wounded that his life is despaired of. A young woman who happened to be near the mill at the time it blew up, had both her legs broken, and was otherwise very much injured by one of the rafters, which was carried from the building by the violence of the explosion.

443. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Philadelphia, Aug. 4. Extract of a letter to a gentleman in this City, dated Columbia, Kentucky, June 19. “The
Indians from time to time steal our horses ­ I am clearly of opinion that since the first settlement they have stolen horses to the amount of
upwards of 3000 l. that is from Columbia alone and its vicinity. “They now and then kill some of our citizens and scalp them, or carry
them into a horrid captivity. The latter end of April they killed within 3 miles of Columbia a Mr. James Nevil, a young man of great worth; they nearly skinned his head ____ in taking off his scalp. The loss of this valuable member of society was greatly regretted, and was a very severe blow to his afflicted mother, who had but a few months before followed her husband to the grave; and was left with several small children, leaning and depending in a great measure on this her dear son. He was brought in and buried with great decency, the Rev. John Smith preached a funeral sermon on the occasion. A Mr. Ball was killed or taken prisoner at the same time; he has not since been heard of. A Mr. Orcut who was in company received two wounds, but got in and is nearly recovered. About the beginning of May 3 men were killed at Dunlap’s station and within a few weeks two men were killed on the road between Cincinnati and Lexington. Three ambassadors are sent to the different Indian nations, to negotiate a peace, a Mr. Gerard, an inhabitant of Columbia to the Shawanese ­Major Trueman to the Delawares ­ and Col. Hardin to the Wiandots (as I am informed.) We have as yet no news from them and grow uneasy on their account. “The Indians who are prisoners at Fort Washington; behave as I am told, with great fortitude and propriety; and are industrious in their way, when they can get any thing to do, and seem anxious to procure wampum. The Indian Queen is well ­ a week or two ago Major Trueman asked her acceptance of a guinea, which she seemed not to know the value of; but being informed it would procure her so much wampum she accepted it with becoming gratitude, since which their greatest artists have been busily employed in making a belt of the most brilliant kind; after they had finished this they took a Dr. Brown who is in the medical department, a man of great humanity and goodness of heart, who on all occasions had sympathized with them in their captivity; and with all the ceremonies of Royalty crowed him king of their nation—after the Coronation the Queen approached and paid him all that homage due to his Majesty, her rightful sovereign: after which all the rest in due order approached and paid their obeisance. They had procured for him all the Kingly robes in their power, and dressed him in the brand belt of wampum they had made.”

444. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Intelligence from Baltimore, Aug. 4. A gentleman of veracity, who arrived in town late last evening, from Fort
Pitt, has furnished us with the melancholy intelligence: That on Sunday last a faithful Indian, that served under Gen. St. Clair and was taken
on the 4th of November last, had arrived ­ who informed, that all the commissioners (Major Truman, of this State, Col. Hardin, of Kentucky,
and other sent out to invite the Indians to treaty, were massacred by them: that a sergeant and 12 men employed in making hay, in the
neighbourhood of Fort Jefferson, were cut off: and that two light horsemen, who were with them, barely escaped into the fort.

445. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Died.
At Hartford Miss Sophia Howell, daughter of Mr. Royal Howell, aged 19.
At Litchfield, suddenly, Mrs. Luis Lord, consort of Lynde Lord, Esq. aged 54.

446. WH Sat Aug. 18, 1792: Notice is hereby given, that the subscribers will attend at the house of Mr. Abner Huntington, in Mansfield, on the _th day of September next, at nine o’clock in the morning, for the purpose of hearing the reasons for exemption from military duty, to be
offered by those persons who have heretofore been exempted in the 5th regiment of militia, and who live in the towns of Ashford and Mansfield,
the validity of whose exemptions are now called in question. The following are the persons concerning whom enquiry is to be made. In the
[3?]d company, Daniel Crocker, John Salter, Jun., Theophilus Hall, Ezra Grosvenor, Daniel Hartshorn, Bela Manning, Henry Balch, Joseph Brooks, Hezekiah Crane, Jonathan Stoel, Joseph Whittemore, Jun., John King, jun. In the 5th company, Recompence Leonard, Israel Clark, James Boutwell, James Snow, William Snow, Thaddeus Richards, David Chapman, Amasa Robinson, Asa Mason, Thomas Ewens, Zachariah Bicknell, Jun., Aaron Cook, Cyrus Dow, Josiah Butler, William Rice, Stephen Fitts, John Mason, Sampson Keyes, Jun., Hubbard Smith, Phillip Squire, Ephraim Squire, James Butts, Ezra Wright, Ebenezer Owen, John Woodward, Amos Bugbee, Silas Snow, Benjamin Wright, Solomon Sharp, Jonathan Dowset. In the 8th company, Prince Turner, Timothy Turner, Elnathan Brigham, jun., Samuel Moulton, Charles Van Sands. In the 9th company, Ephraim Hayward, Jonathan Bemiss, Marverie Johnson, John Badger. In the 10th company, Jesse Barrows, James Bennet, David Abbot, Stephen Turner, Lemuel Barrows, jun., Josiah Southworth, Isaac Cushman. In the 11th company ­ Tower Whiton, Ebeneezr Lawson, Josiah Balnap, Azariah Hall, Daniel Copeland, Benjamin Farnham, Israel Balch, Jonathan Russell, Levi Woodward, Freeman Burnham, William Davison, Benjamin Slater. In the 13th company, Edmund Freeman, jun., Thomas Fairwell, Daniel Barrows, William Johnson, Joseph Shumway, jun. James Calkins, A_chippus Parish, Moses Thomson, Stephen Thomson, Bangs Dunham, Elisha Dunham, Heman Atwood, jun., Asaph Newcomb. In the 14th company, Lemuel Bugbee, Israel Tracy, Samuel P. Russ, James Clark, Hosea Clark, William Clark, Joel Starkweather, jun., Stephen Ingals, Solomon Robins, Asa Swift. The subscribers will attend at the house of Mr. Jonathan Hebard, in Windham, on the 8th day of September next, at nine o’clock in the morning, for the purpose of hearing the reasons of exemption to be offered by those persons who live in the towns of Windham and Hampton. In the fifth company, Jesse Fox, Solomon Huntington, jun., Benjamin Millard, Peter Webb, Joseph Badger, Perez Hebard. In the 3d company, Nathan Fullar, Levi Johnson, jun., Jabez Hebard, Asa Bottom, Alexander Bingham, Eliphaz Burnham. In the 6th company, Daniel Adams, Joseph Ashley, Samuel Ashley, Abner Ashley, Andrew Burnham, Daniel Burnham. John Blanchard, Josiah Collins, Henry Durkee, John M. Dunham, Amariah Fisk, John Fuller, Robert Hewett, James Howard, Amasa Martin, Joseph Martin, Philip Utley, William Durkee, Josiah Utley, Hancock Utley. In the 12th company, Ebenezer Clark, John Frint, William Martin, Clifford Robinson, and Elijah Simons.
Those Persons who fail to attend and give satisfactory reasons for their exemption, or send proper evidence, will be returned as liable,
and will hereafter be subjected to the performance of military duty. Dated at Windham, the 14th day of August, 1792.
Zephaniah Swift, Lieut. Col. Command’r
Benjamin Storrs, Major

447. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: A Virginia paper; among other western intelligence, has the following paragraph, “Capt. Butler (brother to the
unfortunate General of that name) has returned to Cumberland from Detroit, he was assured by the British commander at the post, that the
report lately circulating of the general being still living and prisoner with the Indians, was not only without foundation, but related to him
the following melancholy particulars of his death: --Soon after the retreat of our army, on the 4th of November last, from the bloody plains
of Miami, the well noted and as infamous Simon Girthie, came up to the General, who was then sitting: he knew him and spoke to him; the general suffering under the most excruciating pain from his wounds, desired Girthie to put an end to his misery; but he declining to give the fatal stroke, turned and whispered to an Indian standing by, that the person he had just been speaking to, was the commander of the defeated army; upon which the Indian immediately sunk his toma-hawk into his head, and he expired. A number of Indians then surrounded and scalped him; but what is most shocking to relate, they opened his body, took out his heart, cut it in as many pieces as there were tribes in the action, and divided it among them. ­thus died the Brave General Butler.
The same paper further informs “that 1500 Indians were lately in council at the Maumee towns—that they were determined on war—that two commissioners, Messrs. Brush and Freeman, who went with a flag to endeavour treat with them on terms of peace, had been murdered by
them—and that another flag which went to a distant quarter, not having been heard of, it is supposed met a similar fate.”

448. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: New York, August 13. Extract of a letter, date Buffaloe Creek, July 19. “I left Fort Franklin the 3d inst. and arrived here the 11th in the evening, at the house of Mr. Winney, who informs me that upwards of four thousand hostile Indians were now assembled at the Miami villages, and that their number was daily increasing. Captain Powel and several other gentlemen of the British army dined with me yesterday, and from their conversation, I am perfectly convinced that the Indians are supported by the British in the war against us—indeed, Captain Powel told me, that all the intentions of the Indians was well known to them, and that the Indians were their allies and of course they must support them—he also informed me that ten scouts of hostile Indians were then out to strike on the frontiers, and that they would soon strike the Six Nations. Some of the chiefs of the hostile Indians passed here about five days ago on their way to Canada, but what their business is I cannot learn.”

449. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: New York, August 13. A most shocking murder was committed on Monday last, by a certain Thomas Denning, a soldier in Capt. Faulkner’s rifle company, on the body of Catherine Worthington, who cohabited with him as his wife. It appears, from his own confession that he had no reason whatever for committing this horrid deed.

450. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Albany, August 13. Extract of a letter from a gentleman in Hosick, to the printers hereof, dated August 6. “In the night of the 3d inst. about 11 o’clock, the house of John Younglove, Esq. of Cambridge, was discovered by himself to be on fire. Himself and family had been in bed and asleep for some time; what awakened him he does not know, but on his coming perfectly to himself he conceived that all was not right; he leaped out of bed, in his shirt, and ran through the back room to the kitchen, which he found all on fire; in his fright
he forgot to shut the door leading into the house, which would have stopped the progress of the flames sometime from pursing him into the house. His first care was now to awaken and save his wife and children, which with difficulty he effected. His own children, together with a female child of a Mr. Turner, of Shaftsbury, about nine years old, were in the chamber. In an adjoining apartment two young men lodged, who being alarmed by the cry of fire awakened the children and hurried them down stairs. The flames increasing, and one of the young men discovering that the child of Mr. Turner was still in the chamber flew to her relief—found her still in bed, took her in his arms, and was making to the stairs, but was met by the flames, supposing his own retreat cut off, in his fright dropped the child, and at the same instant
discovering a window, made towards it, calling to the child to follow him; he leaped out, the child came to the window, where Col. Younglove
stood himself to receive her—called to her. The flames by this time were so general, in the upper part of the house, the child frightened and
scarcely awake, could not be prevailed upon to take the leap, and therefore perished in the flames. He then proceeded to save some of his effects, but the conflagration was so general, and little or no assistance had arrived, he could save only two beds, 5 or 6 chairs, and a few other articles of little value; in endeavouring to save the cloaths, he had worn the preceeding day, which lay on a chair in the room where he lodged, he was a good deal singed, and narrowly escaped with his life. Mrs. Younglove is much scorched and burned; the cloathing saved by the whole family is trifling; few or none of them have a change. The loss is very considerable, and the family much distressed.

451. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Poughkeepsie, August 15. William Wilson, near the Stonyford bridge Walkill, in Ulster county, having conceived a violent aversion to a young man in the neighbourhood, an apprentice to a Mr. Agar, on account of his paying his addresses to an only daughter of Wilson, on Friday last as the young man was leaving his house, having been sent there on an errand by his master, most inhumanly, according to a previous declared intention, shot him instantly dead. Not contented with thus having destroyed a fellow man, but farther to satiate his savage barbarity, with the but end of the musquet cruelly mutilated and bruised the face of the corpse. The murdered was immediately seized, and now in Kingston goal awaits his trial and fate; by which it is to be hoped the world will be delivered from so fell a monster.

452. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Poughkeepsie, August 15. On Tuesday the 7th instant, John Bull, of Hamptonburgh, near Blooming-Grove, having had some uneasiness with his wife at breakfast respecting a familiarity she suspected him to be guilty of with some neighbouring woman, immediately after, with a haltar, put a period to his own existence in his orchard.

453. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Poughkeepsie, August 15. On the 3d instant, the son of James Auger, of Goshen, was unfortunately killed by a horse running away with him, and dashing his head against a post.

454. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Portland, August 6. On the 24th of last month, Dr. Ezekiel G. Dodge, of Thomastown, in the county of Lincoln, with nine other persons, attempted forcibly to enter on a piece of land which was in the possession of one Zadock Brewster. The Doctor and those who were with him began to cut down the grass. Brewster came into the field, forbade their proceedings any further, and then went away. Soon after a gun was discharged from some bushes near the mowing ground, by which ten or twelve buck shot were lodged in the body of Dr. Dodge, and three of his party slightly wounded. The Doctor is supposed to be dangerous. Since receiving the wound, Dr. Dodge has said that he saw Brewster, running from the bushes, immediately after the gun was discharged. From this circumstance, as well as from those above mentioned, there is room to suspect that the gun was fired by said Brewster.

454. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Dover, August 9. We hear from York, that the High Sheriff for that county, has received the death warrant, of Joshua Abbot, and that the said Abbot is to be executed the sixth day of September next, between the hours of eleven and three.

454. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Boston, August 15. The fears entertained by our country brethren, of the spread of the small pox in this town, are totally groundless. There does not exist any more danger of its infection, than there has for years past. It is true, there are some interested individuals, who wish for a general inoculation, but the great body of the inhabitants are opposed to the measure, and will not
permit it to take place.

455. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Worcester, August 16. On Sunday evening last, George Hawkins son of Mr. Jeremiah Hawkins of this town, was struck down by lightning.. The shock was so severe as to deprive him of his reason and hearing many hours; but there are now some hopes of his recovery. We hear that several other persons, in Boston, &c. were injured by lightning the same evening.

456. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Worcester, August 16. A correspondent observes that nothing can have a more direct tendency to ruin the manufactures of this state, and entail wretchedness on our farmers, than the increase of banks. One bank may be of great service to the community; but more, by bringing too large a proportion of paper money (or imaginary wealth) into circulation, will enhance the price of labour and every necessary of life. The consequences are obvious—the industrious part of the community must, in a short time, become a prey
to a number of idle speculators, and the suddenly grown rich.

457. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Windsor, (Vermont) August 17. By a gentleman immediately from Montreal, we learn, that about four weeks since, the famous Indian partisan, known by the name of Capt. Blue Jacket, was at Detroit, with about 2000 men, waiting for the Americans to come into the woods; it is believed at Montreal that in case the Americans do not go out, they will be divided into small parties to harass our frontiers.

458. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Died.
At East-Hartford, Mr. David Little.
At Wethersfield, Mr. James Adams, Merchant, aged 30 years.


459. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: Enticed away from the subscriber, on the 3d inst. Sarah Kidder, an indented servant girl about eight years of age. Whoever will return said girl shall be moderately rewarded. All persons are forbid harbouring or carrying her off, on penalty of law. Jonathan Dimmick. Mansfield, Aug. 12, 1792

460. WH Sat Aug. 25, 1792: To be sold at Public Vendue, on the premises, lying in the town of Canterbury, on Monday the 12th day of November next, for hard money and Connecticut State securities, so much of the real estate of Hannah Miller, non-resident proprietor, as will
pay her state, county, town and society taxes in our hands to be collected, with incident charges of sale. Walter Hough, Nathan Adams, John Adams, Ebenezer Dyer, Collectors. Canterbury, 24th Aug. 1792.

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