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WINDHAM COUNTY NEWSPAPERS : WINDHAM HERALD 1791-1795
723. WH Sat Dec 5, 1795: Windham. Married, at New-York, Mr. Timothy Staniford, to Miss Julia Elderkin, both late of this town.
724. WH Sat Dec 5, 1795: Frederick Stanley, has for sale, an assortment of Goods, proper for the season, which he will sell at the most reduced prices for ready pay. As the Goods were well chosen, bought on the best terms, and will be sold at a small advance, he expects they will not fail to please. As said Stanleys business requires a compleat collection of debts due to him, and the opportunity for making payment, being more favourable than it will probably be in a future season, he expects those who have accounts open with him, will cheerfully settle the same without delay. Windham, December 2, 1795.
725. WH Sat Dec 5, 1795: Next Monday the subscriber will open for sale at his store in Windham A general assortment of English Goods, which he will sell at a small advance, viz. Red, blue, London-brown and mixed broad-cloths; twilld and elastic coatings, swansdown, twilld velvets, durants, moreens, striped camblets, forest-cloths, baines and flannels of different colours, chintzes, callicoes, shawls, wildbores, modes, ribands, muslins, linens, black laces and edgings, and a general assortment of hardware. Also, rum, brandy, gin, loaf and brown sugar, tea, pepper, ginger, alspice, German and blistered steel, raisins, window glass, &c. &c. together with many other articles too numerous to mention. Will be taken in payment, whitened and brown tow-cloth, white flannel, home made all wool fulled cloth, corn, rye, oats, white beans, butter, cheese, beef, pork, hogs lard, feathers, bees wax, old pewter and brass, clean cotton and linen rags, and cash. Peter Webb. Dec. 4th, 1795. N.B. All those indebted to said Webb, are desired to make payment.
726. WH Sat Dec 5, 1795: The hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham, have allowed the term of six months from this date, for the creditors to the estate of Mr. John Swift, late of Mansfield, deceased to exhibit their claims to the subscriber, properly attested, or be debarred a recovery, according to law. All persons indebted to said estate, are requested to make speedy payment, to Thomas Swift, Admr. Mansfield, Dec. 2, 1795.
727. WH Sat Dec 5, 1795: Thomas Janes, Informs the public, that he carries on the Clothiers business, in Ashford, in its various branches, and as he has procured one of the best of workmen, and employs a number of hands at said business, customers may depend on having their work done in the neatest manner, and the quickest dispatch, and on very moderate terms. Cash, or any kinds of country produce, will be received in payment, and if desired, a reasonable credit given. Cash, or Salt, given for Flax-Seed, and the highest price allowed, by Thomas Janes, Ephraim Squier. December 2, 1795.
728. WH Sat Dec 5, 1795: Went A Way from the subscriber the 31st day of Last December Esther his Wife. I for bid all persons harbouring, [trading?] or have any Dealings with her from this Date at their peril. John Sibley. Dated Ashford November 28th AD 1795.
729. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: Windham, Died.
730. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: The subscriber takes this
opportunity to inform those who have taken the papers of him the
year past, that his year is nearly expired, in which he engaged to
furnish them with the news. He now wishes for a settlement, in a
way that will be the least trouble to himself, and them. In order
thereto, will attend at Mr. Solomon Cleavelands, on Friday,
the 18th of the present month, at 5 oclock P.M. At Mr. David
Litchfields, on Saturday the 19th, at 9 oclock A.M. At
Mr. John Jeffords the same day, at 1 oclock P.M. At Mr.
Jabez Adams the same day, at 5 oclock P.M. He depends
that they will be punctual to attend, and settle at the times appointed.
As he is obliged to
731. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: The subscriber having determined
to relinquish the business of a practicing Attorney, requests all
persons indebted to him by book or note to settle the same immediately.
The present high price of produce and plenty of cash, affords a very
favourable opportunity to discharge demands for services done, and
charged at a time and rate that bears a very small and inadequate
value, when received in cash, to the present price of substantial
property. To prevent disappointment in my absence, my accounts and
notes will be left with William Pitt Cleaveland, attorney at Brooklyn,
who is authorized by me to make settlements, or collect, as necessity
shall require. Moses
732. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: New Goods. Timothy Warren, has inst. received a large assortment of Dry Goods, adapted to the season. Also, Good W.I. Rum, French Brancy, Lisbon, Tenerisse [or Teneriffe] and Malaga Wines, Molasses, Loaf, Lump and Brown Sugar, best Hyson, Souchong and Bohea Tea, Coffee, Chocolate, Raisins, Rice, French and Carolina Indigo, Cotton Wool, Cinnamon, Alspice, Pepper, Ginger, Poland Starch, York biscuit, Fustic, Logwood, Copperas, Allum, Rosin, Snuff and Tobacco, of all kinds. Also Brass Kettles and Warming-Pans, Window Glass, an assortment of Pewter, Crockery, &c. &c. All of which articles will be sold on as low terms for cash and most kinds of produce, as can be bought in this state. Windham, Dec. 10, 1795.
733. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: Bulkeley & Taintor, Have
just received from New-York, a large assortment of Goods, consisting
of Broadcloths, Forestcloths, Kersemeres, Serges, Coatings, Baizes,
Flannels, Velvets, Thicksets, twilld and plain Modes, Sattins,
India Tafety, black Persian, Muslins and Muslin Handkerchiefs, Dimeties,
Moreens, Callmancoes and Ruffels, Callicoes and Chintzes, Cotton
wool &c. &c. Also, Rum, Brandy, Genava, Sherry, Lisbon, and
Malaga, Wines; Loaf and brown sugar, Ginger, Pepper, Rice, Chocolate,
Coffee, French and Flotong Indigo, warranted to be the first quality,
Hyson, Souchong, and Bohea Teas; Russia iron, German and blistered
Steel, and many other
734. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: For Sale, by Saml & Pascal P. Tyler, White Lead, Red Lead, Spanish Brown, Spanish White, Stone Yellow, Venetian Red, Prussian Blue, Verdegrease, White Vitriol. Logwood, Redwood, Fustic, Camwood, Allum, Copperas, Argol, Blue Vitriol, Oil Vitriol, Press Papers, French Indigo, Madeira, Sherry, Lisbon, Malaga, Corsica and Port Wines, Brandy, Geneva, Molasses, Raisins, Currants, Loaf Sugar, Chocolate, Ginger, Pepper, Alspice, Cinnamon, Cloves, Souchong and Bohea Teas. Also, Fresh and Genuine Drugs and Medicine, Which will be sold for a low advance for Cash, Produce, or on short credit. Norwich Landing, Nov. 26, 1795.
735. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: The celebration of the festival of St. John, the Evangelist, will be held at Free Masons Hall in Canterbury, on the 29th instant, at 10 oclock A.M. A sermon and an oration will be delivered on the occasion. A general attendance of the members of the Lodge is particularly enjoined, and the brethren in the vicinity requested. By order of the worshipful master. Jareb Dyer, Secretary, Pro Tem. Canterbury, December 7, A.L. 1795.
736. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: To be Sold, And entered on the 1st of April next, A Farm, in Windham, first society, lying about two miles west of the court-house, on the road to Hartford. Said farm is in two pieces, one containing 51, and the other 9 acres, well proportioned for plowing, pasturing and mowing, and well wooded and watered, with a good one story dwelling house, and an excellent barn thereon &SHY; pleasantly situated for a mechanic. The pay will be made easy. For further particulars, enquire of Nathan Williamson, living on the premises, or the subscriber in Mansfield, Abel Clark. December 11, 1795.
737. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: The creditors to the estate of Dr. Jedidiah Ensworth, late of Pomfret, deceased, are hereby notified, that the hon. court of probate, for the district of Pomfret, have allowed six months from the first day of December inst. for said creditors to exhibit their claims against said estate, or otherwise to be barred of recovery as the law directs. All persons indebted to said estate, are hereby requested to make an immediate settlement. Lucy Ensworth, Sylvania Backus, Admrs. Pomfret, December 10, 1795.
738. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: To be Sold, On reasonable terms, A valuable farm, situate in the town of Coventry; the pay made easy; for further information enquire of Timothy Larrabe in Windham, or Simeon Scripture, living on the premises. Windham, December 9, 1795.
739. WH Sat Dec 12, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that so much of the real estate of Mr. Abel Clark, (a non resident,) will be sold at vendue on the last Monday of February, 1796, at the public sign post, in Windham first society, as will pay the several State, Town, and Society taxes, in the hands of the subscriber to collect, with the charges of sale. Joshua Maxwell, Collector. Windham, December 8, 1795.
740. WH Sat Dec 19, 1795: Norwich, December 17. Between
the hours of 11 and 12 on Friday evening last, the valuable clock
and watch manufactory belonging to Mr. Thomas Harland of this city,
was discovered to be on fire; the destructive element was raging
with such fury before it was discovered as to render all exertions
for preserving any part of the building totally abortive. Attempts
were made to get out some of the most valuable articles but it was
found wholly impracticable to save any thing whatever &SHY; the building
had a small insurance upon it; but the loss at a low valuation is
computed at 1500 dollars. Thro the calmness of the night and the
____ exertions of the citizens, the flames were
741. WH Sat Dec 19, 1795: Windham. Died, Mr. Thomas L[innon?], aged 95.
742. WH Sat Dec 19, 1795: The public are hereby informed, that Doct. Jacob Kittredge, jun. son of Doct. Jacob Kittredge of Brookfield, now resides in Woodstock, Windham County, at the house of Jedediah Morse, Esq. his views and determination is to follow the practice of Surgery and Physic of which professions his father has been a very noted practitioner, he hopes to give satisfaction to all who may see cause to employ him in either branch of his profession.
743. WH Sat Dec 19, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that so much of the real estate of James Butts/Uzziel Roice, and William Wintworth, proprietors of Ashford &SHY; and also so much of the real estate of Submit Newcomb, Eleazer Warner, and Edwrd Sumner, non-residents, will be sold at public vendue, as will pay their town taxes, in my hands to collect; granted on levy 1794, due to the subscriber, with lawful charges thereon arising, at the sign post in Ashford (first society) on the 24th day of February next. Benjamin Palmer, Collector. Ashford, Dec. 15th, 1795.
744. WH Sat Dec 19, 1795: Strayed from the subscriber, the 20th April last, a three year old horse mule, dark brown, ears stick forward, of a middling size, very long tail, had jumper, a white spot on the nose; whoever will take up said mule or give information where he may be found, shall be handsomely rewarded for their trouble. William Johnson, jun. Canterbury, Dec. 7, 1795.
745. WH Sat Dec 19, 1795: The subscribers business requires a compleat collection of debts due to him, immediately, requests all who are indebted to call and settle the same by the 20th of February, 1796; or their accounts will be put into the hands of an attorney to collect. Zenas Howes. Windham, Dec. 15th, 1795.
746. WH Sat Dec 26, 1795: Badger & Webb, being now about to dissolve their partnership in trade, would request all their customers who have any accounts with them, to call and settle the same &SHY; as it is absolutely necessary, in order to make an equitable settlement between themselves, that all those that have any accounts open with the company, should be speedily settled. They flatter themselves that no one of their customers will fail to comply with this reasonable request; which will very much oblige their humble servants, Badger & Webb. Windham, Dec. 22, 1795. N.B. They have a small assortment of goods on hand, which they will now sell at a very small advance, from the prime cost.
747. WH Sat Dec 26, 1795: All persons indebted to the subscriber for the Windham Herald, are requested to make payment by the first of January next. Samuel Farnham. Hampton, Dec. 18, 1795.
748. WH Sat Dec 26, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that the hon. court of probate, for the district of Plainfield, have allowed eight months from the first day of December inst. for the creditors to the estate of Elijah Herrick, late of Canterbury, deceased, to exhibit their claims against said estate, or be debarred a recovery. Robert Herrick, Admr.
749. WH Sat Dec 26, 1795: Five Dollars Reward. Strayed from the subscriber, the 20th April last, a three year old horse mule, dark brown, ears stick forward, of a middling size, very long tail, ____ jumper, a white spot on the nose: whoever will take up said mule or give information where he may be found, shall receive the above reward for their trouble. William Johnson, jun. Canterbury, Dec. 7, 1795.
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