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WINDHAM COUNTY NEWSPAPERS : WINDHAM HERALD 1791-1795
386. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: Knoxville, November 29.
387. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: New-London, Jan. 1. The 22d
ult. Union Lodge, in this city, was constituted in form, at the court-house,
388. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: There is now living in the town of Wallingford, in this state, 122 persons more than 70 years of age, viz.; 2 between 90 and 100; 29 between 80 and 90; 91 between 70 & 80.
389. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: Windham. Married, Mr. Ozias Waldo, to Miss Nancy Ripley
390. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: Windham. Died, at Coventry, the Rev. Joseph Huntington, D.D. and two of his daughters.
391. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: The subscribers hereby give notice, that they expect to remove into the State of New-York soon, and request all who are indebted to them to make immediate payment. All accounts not settled by the 20th of January will be put into the hands of an attorney, and sued without further notice. Gurdon Lathrop, & Co. Hampton, Dec. 30, 1794.
392. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: Norwich, January 8. We hear from New-London, on one day last week, a man who was tending the Sumac Mill in Groton, unfortunately had his fingers caught in the Machine, his arm was instantly drawn in and torn from his shoulder blade, and he otherwise so injured that his life is supposed desperate.
393. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: Norwich, January 8. A Melancholy Catastrophe. Thursday last occurred in this city.; A son of Mr. Newcom Kennes, Chelsea, being employed in carrying a pail of hot water from the house, for the purpose of scalding swine; a little brother of about five years old ran to assist him, when his feet unhappily slipped and he keeping hold of the pail, drew its boiling contents on to his face, neck and body, which burned him in so distressing a manner as to put a close to his existence the next day.
394. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: The Rev. Timothy Dwight,
of Greenfield, (well known in the literary world as the author of
the Conquest of Canaan, &c &c.) has lately had
a call from the Low Dach Church, at Albany, to take the Spiritual
Charge of that respectable Congregation, as a Colleague in the pastoral
office of the Rev. John Basset. To convey this call to Dr. Dwight,
in such a manner as should evince the high esteem of the Church for
his talents and piety; a committee of its most respectable Members,
was appointed to wait on him with it, and at the
395. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: Died, at Mansfield, Mrs.
Abigail Huntington, consort of Mr. Abner Huntington, aged 41.
396. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: List of Letters remaining in the post-office, Windham, Jan. 1, 1795. David Baker, Alfred Bingham, Windham; Capt. Elkanah Clapp, Lucinda Carey, Mansfield; Dr. Caleb Rea, Timothy Wales, Windham.
397. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: For Sale, on very reasonable terms, A Farm lying in the centre of the town of Lisbon, adjoining the meeting-house in the society of Newent, containing sixty acres of excellent Land, well watered, and well proportioned with mowing, plowing, pasturing and wood land, with a two-story dwelling-house, and a barn and other out-houses thereon. The terms may be known by applying to the subscriber in Windham, or to Nathaniel K[a?]ger, living near the premises. Samuel Perkins, Windham, January 10, 1795.
398. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: To be Sold, A Farm, lying
in the second society of Mansfield, on the great road from Hartford
to Boston. Said
399. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: At a probate court held in Pomfret, in the district of Pomfret, Nov. 4, 1794, present Thomas Grosvenor, Esq. judge; Personally appeared Mrs. Anna Whitney, late Anna Chandler, now wife of the Rev. Josiah Whitney, and executrix of the last will and testament of Capt. Samuel Chandler, late of Woodstock, deceased, and having settled her administration account, and lodged receipts for all debts due from the estate and legacies so far as the legatees will accept and receive the same; at the same time lodged with the clerk of said court the monies due to legatees, agreeable to said will, who have neglected and refused to receive the same, ready for them when they pleased to accept or call for it. Test. Lemuel Grosvenor, (Clerk of Probate).
400. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: I the subscriber hereby certify,
that my wife Patience, is hereby released from all legal embarrassments
401. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: The hon. court of probate,
for the district of Plainfield, have allowed six months from the
6th day of January inst.
402. WH Sat Jan 17, 1795: Richmond, December 25. Copy
of a letter from Mr. John Sevier, of the South Western Territory,
to Mr. William
403. WH Sat Jan 17, 1795: To be Sold, A good Farm, containing about 97 acres of land, with a large dwelling-house, barn and blacksmiths shop standing on the same, lying in Tolland, about one mile and a quarter North of the Court House. Said farm is well watered, with a good orchard which makes about 30 barrels of cyder yearly, well proportioned with mowing, pasturing and plow-land, well wooded, and is to be sold on very reasonable terms, and may be entered upon next spring. For terms apply to Jacob Wilson living on said premises.
404. WH Sat Jan 17, 1795: Those who have engaged Wood
to the printer, would contribute much to his necessities, as well
as comfort, by
405. WH Sat Jan 24, 1795: London, Oct. 9. Emigration from Wales to America. Three large lots of 120,000 acres each have been purchased in Kentucky and Pennsylvania, with a view of granting the same out in small lots of from 200 to 500 acres in perpetuity, rendering a small rent per acre, with a liberty of purchasing the fee simple by the tenant; and leases to this effect, having been granted to a great number of farmers and others in North Wales Cardiganshire and Pembrokeshire, two ships laden with Emigrants have lately sailed, and a very considerable number will sail next spring. The principle settlement is to the South of the Ohio, five miles from Salt river, in Nelson County, Kentucky.
406. WH Sat Jan 24, 1795: Died, Mrs. Mary Wales, aged 67, relict of Nathaniel Wales, Esq.
407. WH Sat Jan 24, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that the Mail on the middle road from Hartford to Boston, leaves Hartford on Monday mornings, is at Pomfret Tuesday morning; and leaves Boston for Hartford on Thursday morning, and is at Pomfret on Friday morning, each week. Pomfret, 22d Jan. 1795.
408. WH Sat Jan 24, 1795: For Sale, by Tracy & Coit, in Norwich, Rum, by hogshead or barrel, Best French Indigo, by the cwt. Or less quantity. Sugar, by the barrel. Irish Linens, by the piece. Writing and Wrapping Paper, by the ream. Also by Retail, Nicaragua Wood, Fastick, Logwood, Redwood, Verdegris, Allum, Wines, Brandy, Geneva, Lump Sugar, Spices, Raisins, Starch, Bar-Irons, Nail-Rods, and A general assortment of Piece Goods, Hard-Ware, and Cutlery. January 20, 1795.
409. WH Sat Jan 24, 1795: We the subscribers being
appointed by the hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham,
commissioners on the estate of Mr. Christopher Hel[ms?], jun. late
of Lebanon, deceased, represented insolvent, give notice, that six
months from the date of
410. WH Sat Jan 24. 1795: The proprietors of the Connecticut
Susquehanna Company are notified, that a meeting of said proprietors
will be held at the swelling house of James Erwin, in the township
of Athens, on T[ ] Point. Lazerne County, on Wednesday the 18th day
411. WH Sat Jan 24, 1795: The proprietors of the Susquehannah Lands, resident in the county of Windham, and towns adjoining, are desired to meet at Mr. Jonathan Hebards in Windham, on Thursday, the 4th day of February next, at nine oclock in the forenoon, to transact business of importance to the proprietors. Lebbeus Larrabe, Clerk. Windham, Jan. 20, 1795.
412. WH Sat Jan 31, 1795: Died, at Hampton, the 15th inst. Capt. William Durkee, aged 86.
413. WH Sat Jan 31, 1795: For Sale, A Farm, lying in
Pomfret, (Abington society) containing about two hundred acres of
good land, well watered, with a good dwelling-house, two barns, a
cyder-mill, with other buildings, and the one half of a saw mill.
The terms may be known by
414. WH Sat Jan 31, 1795: Good Sheeps Wool to be sold by the subscriber in Windham, John Clark, jun. January 30, 1795
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