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415. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: Baltimore, January 23. Extract of a letter from a gentleman in Mero District, South Western Territory, to his
friend in this town, dated Cragfort, November 21, 1794. “On the 11thinst. Colonel Sevier’s station, at the mouth of Red river, was attacked by about 30 Indians. Seven persons were slain and their bodies cruelly mangled. The colonel himself and his wife defended one cabin and thereby saved themselves from savage barbarity. Amongst the murdered was a M.r Snyder, his wife and child; Snyder was a son in law to colonel
“The first week in this month two families by the name of Fittsworth, as they were moving from Tennessee to Logan county, at a place called
Double Licks, were surprised in the night by a number of Indians. On this occasion seven of the whites were left dead on the ground, and five
taken. The Indians were pursued and three of the prisoners retaken, tho’ tomahawked and scalped; one has died since.
“Now sir, if I may be permitted to reason from analogy; if those who were to go to Philadelphia (and in all probability they will while their
hands are reeking with innocent blood.) they would be treated like princes, and sent home loaded with presents.
“Many similar instances I could mention and substantiate them as clear as proofs in holy writ.”

416. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: New-Haven, January 29. “New-Milford, Dec. 30, 1794. On the 14th inst. Capt. Joseph Squire of this town, was tending a coal-pit, two of his boys being with him, the Captain having lain down in his cabin to take some rest; the boys feeling in a playful mood, one of them about six years old endeavouring to keep out of the way of his brother, run up the pit nearly to the top, when it gave way and he fell in, but by his own exertions he immediately cleared himself from the pit and ran to his father; his clothes did not appear to be burnt in the least, but the steam of the pit was so powerful as to affect his vitals and other parts of his body, in such a manner, that he died in eight
hours after without complaining of the least pain, only that he was very cold.

417. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: Hartford, February 2. On Thursday night of last week, was one of the most violent storms of the wind and rain, ever
known in this part of the world. After a lowering day on Thursday, the rain began to fall about 7 o’clock in the evening. It began to fall
moderately, and continued to increase in volence, until about 3, or half-after 3 in the morning; at which time, the wind, which was at
south-east, had increased to the fury and violence of a West-Indian hurricane, and seemed to threaten universal ruin. The roaring of the
wind in the atmosphere, was terrible, and it appeared as if all the elements were in a fermentation. Several barns, and smaller buildings in
this city, and in its neighbourhood, were totally demolished; a number of houses, and out houses, were partly, or wholly unroofed, or blown
down; and much other damage was done to timber, fruit-trees, fences, &c. A barn belonging to Mr. Timothy Steel of this city, was thrown
down, by which accident, he has suffered the loss of a yoke of oxen and a cow. The vast quantity of rain which fell, raised the small streams
with great rapidity; and, by the fury of the water, and the great bodies of ice, we are informed, that Weetaug, and New-Hartford bridges are
entirely swept away. It is very probably, that this is but a small part of the damage which was done, though we have not, hitherto, heard of any
more. On Sunday morning the water in Connecticut river was observed to rise. It continued to rise rapidly through the day, and, about 5 o’clock in the afternoon, the ice parted nearly opposite to the north part of this city, and moved, in one body, down to the point below. There were several boys skating on the river at the time the ice parted, two of whom were unable to get off, without the assistance of a boat.

418. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: Accounts from South-Carolina, to Jan 1, state, that from 20 to 40 men, on horse-back had forcibly entered the
prison at Orangeburg and carted off Anthony Dunerto who was to have been executed for the murder of his father-in-law.

419. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: Married.
Mr. Henry Clark, of Paris, state of New-York, to Miss Mary-Ann Elderkin.
Mr. Elias Parmele, of New-Haven, to Miss Fanny Fitch.
Mr. Elisha Johnson, to Miss Aseneth Geer.
Mr. Dan Sawyer, to Miss Charlotte Denison.
At Lebanon, Erastus Clark, Esq. of Paris, state of New-York, to Miss Sophia Porter.
Rev. Walter King, of Norwich, to Miss Amelia Porter.
Mr. _____ Bliss, of Vermont, to Miss Lucy Hide.
At Pomfret, Elisha Williams, Esq. Attorney at Law, to Miss Lucia Grosvenor.

420. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: The subscriber, contemplating a removal with his family, from his present place of residence, into the state of
Vermont, acknowledges with gratitude the repeated testimony of his friends in his favour; and requests, they will no longer consider him as
a candidate for any office in this state. John Chandler. Newtown, Dec. 26, 1794.

421. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: The Brethren of Moriah Lodge are desired to meet at the dwelling house of Mr. Roger Adams, in Canterbury, on
Wednesday the 11th day of February next, at 9 o’clock, A.M. By order of the worshipful master, Luther Paine, Sec’ry. Canterbury, 29th Jan. 1795.

422. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: To be Sold, Three acres of choice Land, containing a good well-finished House, Barn, fine young orchard, garden,
and good well, lying about forty rods East of the parade, on the South side of the road leading to Scotland. A tan-yard on the North side of
said road. A Shoemaker’s shop, and land on which it stands, in about four rods East of Esq. Gray’s corner. One right in the schoolhouse, and
some out-lots. For further particulars, enquire of Eleazer Fitch, jun.

423. WH Sat Feb 7, 1795: Take Notice. On the 20th of March next, any Gentlemen who wishes to view one of the Liberty’s Colts, that will be
four years old the coming spring, are requested to call at the stable of Benjamin Clark, in Plainfield, or at the stable of William Stanton, in
Preston, where they may gratify their curiosity. The Colt is called Young Liberty, and is a bright bay. Gentlemen who please to call, will
be genteely attended to by their humble servants, Benjamin Clark, William Stanton. Februrary 5, 1795.

424. WH Sat Feb 14, 1795: Alfred & Ralph Isham wish to notify their customers and others, that they have moved across the road to the store
lately owned by Ebenezer Backus. Feb. 12, 1795.

425. WH Sat Feb 14, 1795: All persons indebted to the subscriber, either by book or note, are earnestly requested to make immediate
settlement. He wants one or two healthy active Lads, from fourteen to fifteen years of age, as apprentices to the saddlers business. Samuel
Whittemore. Mansfield, Feb. 11, 1795.

426. WH Sat Feb 14, 1795: To be Sold, Three acres of choice Land, containing a good well-finished House, Barn, fine young orchard, garden,
and good well, lying about forty rods East of the parade, on the South side of the road leading to Scotland. A tan-yard on the North side of
said road. A shoemaker’s shop, and land on which it stands, in about four rods East of Esq. Gray’s corner. One right in the schoolhouse, and
some out lots. For further particulars, enquire of Eleazer Fitch, jun. N.B. If not sold, the house and garden to be let in the spring. Windham,
Feb. 4, 1795.

427. WH Sat Feb 21, 1795: Windsor, (Verm.) Feb. 9. On Saturday the 10th ult, the following melancholy and surprising accident took place: The house of Mr. Roger Smith, of Grafton, in the lower part of this state, was unfortunately set on fire by three small children, the oldest being only 9 years of age, while the parents were both from home, by means of carrying a candle into the chamber where there were a quantity of undressed flax, laid up for drying, which was instantly absorbed with flames, and consumed with all its contents, together with three children, who were found clasped together in one corner of the chamber, and after assistance was obtained, by means of throwing on snow,, their bodies were considerably preserved from the fire, and on Tuesday following were decently interred.

428. WH Sat Feb 21, 1795: Windham, February 21, 1795. Married.
At Plainfield, Col. Josias Lyndon Arnold, of St. Johnsberry, Vermont, to Miss Susan Perkins, daughter of Elisha Perkins, Esq. of Plainfield.
At Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Mr. Josiah Dunham, of Hanover, New-Hampshire, printer, to Miss Milly Burt.

429. WH Sat Feb 21, 1795: Windham, February 21, 1795. Died.
At Lebanon, Mr. Rowland Swift.
Mr. Nathan Kingsley.
At Philadelphia, Mr. John Perit [or Pekit], formerly of this town, aged 57.
At his seat in Dunham, (New-Hampshire) on the 23d of January, the Hon. John Sullivan, at the age of 54.

430. WH Sat Feb 21, 1795: To be Sold, A good Farm, containing one hundred and sixty acres, situated about a mile north of Gershum Brigham’s tavern, in Coventry, on the main road from Boston to Hartford. Fifteen or twenty acres of land, with a house &c. thereon, would be
received as part pay. Any person inclining to purchase, may know the terms by applying to Evan Malbone, of Pomfret. February 11, 1795.

431. WH Sat Feb 21, 1795: Just published at New-London, and to be sold at this office, price 9d. A Discourse, Delivered in New-London, before an assembly of Free and accepted Masons, convened for the purpose of installing a lodge in that city. By Samuel Seabury, D.D. Bishop of Rhode-Island and Connecticut.

432. WH Sat Feb 28, 1795: Boston, Feb. 16. On Wednesday last, between the hours of twelve and one in the morning a most horrid murder was committed on the body of Capt. Charles Furbush, of Andover, by a Negro man of his own family, named Pomp. The family of the deceased, consisted of his wife, a son, three daughters, and the negro before mentioned. The son and two of the daughters were from home. The deceased, and his wife, slept as usual, in the room of the lower floor, and the daughter in the bed-room adjacent. The negro had retired to his chamber without any signs of uneasiness known to the family. But between twelve and one, he got up, dressed himself, and first alarmed the daughter by an attempt to get into her room; but finding the door fastened, desisted from the attempt. He immediately entered the room of the deceased, while both he and his wife were in a sound sleep, and struck him with the head of an axe upon his left temple, with such force as to dash in his skull; and with a second blow, partly upon the left eye, and partly upon the cheek, drove in the bones; he expired immediately without a groan. The blows awoke Mrs. Furbush, who instantly spring up, the negro left the room. The daughter also hearing the blows, and the screech of her mother, instantly ran in, and with her mother, attempted to raise-up the body of the deceased, but finding no signs of life, made their escape by a back way to the nearest neighbor, to call assistance. In the meantime, to complete the horrid scene, the negro returned, took off his coat, turned up his shirt sleeves, and with a knife, most inhumanely cut his master’s throat. He then dragged the body from the bed, and left it naked on the floor. By this time, assistance came, and found the negro standing by the kitchen fire. Being asked what he had been doing, he readily confessed the fact, and delivered himself up. Thus died Capt. Charles Furbush, in the 59th year of his age; who has left an afflicted family and friends, to lament his untimely fate!

433. WH Sat Feb 28, 1795: Wanted, by the subscriber, an apprentice to the tanning, currying and shoemaking business. John Moulton. Windham, Feb. 26, 1795.

434. WH Sat Feb 28, 1795: To be sold at public vendue so much of the real estate of Benjamin Walker, un’r, as will pay his society taxes in
my hands to collect. The sale will be attended to on the premises of said Walker, on Monday, 6th of April next, at one o’clock in the
afternoon. Perkins B. Woodward, Col’r. Ashford, Feb. 20, 1795

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