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WINDHAM COUNTY NEWSPAPERS : WINDHAM HERALD 1791-1795
354. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: Knoxville, Octo. 11. On the
20th ult. arrived here Miss Alice Thompson and Mrs. Caffray, of Nashville,
by way of Rock Landing, in Georgia from a captivity of upwards of
two years with the Creeks, who inform, that notwithstanding Mr. Sea_ro__
___ repeated assurances of the peaceful determinations of that nation,
that they refused to deliver to him sundry citizens of the United
355. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: A long list of persons who have been killed, wounded, and taken prisoners, by the Indians, in the country south-west of the river Ohio, since the 26th of February last appears under the Knoxville head of the 11th of October last. The number amounts to 109. The Legislature of Kentucky have presented to Congress a memorial on the subject of these murders, thefts, and depredations. They solicit the protecting arm of government in support of their settlements.
356. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: Some of the Dollars now coining
at the mint of the United States, have got into circulation. Their
weight is equal to
357. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: Married; At Preston, Calvin Goddard, Esq. to the amiable Miss Alice Hart, daughter of the Rev. Levi Hart.
358. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: Died, on Sunday evening last,
at Hartford, after a few hours illness, Mrs. Jemima Flint, relict
of Mr. James Flint,
359. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: The subscriber would inform his Customers, that he shall not supply them with the Windham Herald, any longer than to the 27th of December, and that he shall call upon them on the 19th of December, at 5 oclock P.M. at Solomon Cleavelands, on the 20th, at 9 oclock, A.M. at David Litchfields, inholder, in Canterbury; and at John Jeffords, inholder, in Brooklyn, on the 20th, at 1 oclock P.M. to settle with him for the papers for the year past. The subscriber hopes this information to his customers, will save him the trouble of calling upon them in a more disagreeable manner. John Adams. Canterbury, Nov. 28, 1794.
360. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: An Evening School will be opened at Windham Academy, on Monday, the 8th of December inst. for the instruction of Youth, in Reading and Arithmetic.
361. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: Letter of the late Dr. Benjamin
Franklin, on the death of his Brother. To Miss Hubbard. I condole
with you. We have lost a most dear and valuable relation. But it
is the will of God and nature, that these mortal bodies be laid aside,
when the soul is to
362. WH Sat Dec 6, 1794: How To Grow Rich.
363. WH Sat Dec 13, 1794: Married, at Canterbury, on the 7th inst. Alexander Gordon, Esq. to Mrs. Hannah H. Johnson.
364. WH Sat Dec 13, 1794: David & Matthew Bolles.
Have dissolved their partnership in trade; and all persons indebted
to said company, are
365. WH Sat Dec 13, 1794: To be sold, a large new dwelling-house
and barn, with about ten acres of good land, lying in Ashford, Eastford
366. WH Sat Dec 13, 1794: Screw Augers. The subscriber
begs leave to inform the public, that he has served an apprenticeship
367. WH Sat Dec 13, 1794: Beers Almanack, for 1795, to be sold at the printing office.
368. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: Lexington, Oct. 11. We understand
that a party of men who went out from Fort Hamilton to bring in the
body of Mr. Elliott who was killed by the Indians, as mentioned in
our last, among which was Elliotts servant, who escaped when
Mr. Elliott fell, having got the body in a coffin and in a waggon,
they were attacked by a party of Indians who defeated them, killed
the servant, took possession of the waggon and threw out the body
of Mr. Elliott. That on Friday last, a party from Cincinnati brought
in the body to that place, where it was
369. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: Windsor, (Vt.) December 8.
In the high wind on the night of the 20th ult. the following lamentable
accident happened in Wells. A large tree standing near the house
of Mr. Silas Lee, was blown down, and falling across the house, killed
two children out of three in the same bed; the children were of the
age of 5, 8 and 11 years; the one aged 8, was in the middle, and
the tree braking directly over him, he was miraculously saved, without
the least injury, while one child on each side of him was instantly
killed! Such is the uncertainty
370. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: Windsor, (Vt.) December 8.
Mr. Parker, of Claremont, has constructed a machine, which is now
employed in his
371. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: The proprietors of the Susquehanna
lands residents in the County of Windham or towns adjoining are desired
372. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: We the subscribers being
appointed by the hon. court of probate, for the district of Pomfret,
373. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: For Sale. A farm, lying in
Pomfret, comprising about 280 acres of good land, well watered, with
374. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: To be Sold. A Convenient Dwelling house, Barn, Blacksmith and Shoemakers shop, and about three acres of land; and a good orchard and about 20 acres of land lying within a quarter of a mile of said house, in the northwest part of Canterbury. Said premises are in a good stand for a blacksmith or shoemaker, and in a good neighbourhood, and may be had on reasonable terms, the whole or part, as may best suit the purchaser. For further particulars, enquire of Capt. Isaac Backus, or Mr. Joseph Raymond, living near the premises, or the subscriber in Mansfield. Samuel Dow. Mansfield, 12th Dec. 1794.
375. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: For Sale. An excellent Farm
in the town of Ellington; it contains 200 acres of choice land for
376. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: Strayed or stolen from the
barn-yard of Mr. Ephraim Parker, in Mansfield, on the night after
the 15th inst. a small dark brown Mare, with a white strip in her
face, four years old last spring, most natural to pace, is with foal,
and newly shod all round,
377. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: Came into the inclosure of
the subscriber, the 29th of November last, a Jack. The owner is requested
378. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794 Strayed or stolen from the
subscriber about the 20th May last, a black mare colt, clear trotter,
newly dockd. Any
379. WH Sat Dec 20, 1794: The subscriber gives this Notice, that he shall grind Salt on Thursday next. Paul Phelps. Windham, Dec. 18, 1794.
380. WH Sat Dec 27, 1794: Married, Mr. Gurdon Lathrop, Merchant, of Hampton, to Miss Betsey Rudd, of Windham.
381. WH Sat Dec 27, 1794: Died, at Pourt au-Prince,
Capt. Alansing Tinker, of this town, aged 27.
382. WH Sat Dec 27, 1794: Wanted, as an apprentice
to the printing business, a lad 14 or 15 years old. Enquire at the
office of John
383. WH Sat Dec 27, 1794: Stop Thief! Stolen from the subscriber on the night of the 25th of November last, three tanned Calf Skins, supposed to be stolen by one Daniel Tyler, who is about 21 years of age, about five feet seven inches high, thick set, long sandy hair, very freckly and light complection. Whosoever will take up said thief, and secure him so that he may be brought to justice, shall have Two Dollars reward, and all necessary charges, paid by me, Ezekiel Bushnell. Lisbon, Dec. 20, 1794.
384. WH Sat Dec 27, 1794: Broke into the enclosure
of the subscriber, the 17th inst. a ridge( ) Shoat, of a whitish
colour, some blue on the
385. WH Sat Dec 27, 1794: Notice is hereby given, that the Commissioners on the estate of Nathan Abbott, late of Woodstock, deceased, have adjourned, to compleat the business of their appointment, to the first Thursday of April next; to meet at nine oclock in the morning, at the late dwelling-house of said deceased. Simeon Smith, John Fox, Comrs. December 16, 1794.
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