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386. WH Sat Jan 3, 1795: Knoxville, November 29.
We feel ourselves compelled, not withstanding the pleasing prospect of peace, held forth in our last, to state the following account of murders, &c. by the indians; but we would willingly hope they were not committed by Cherokees: On the 24th of October last, a party of Indians fired upon John Leper and another man, near the house of the former, on the east fork of Red River, Tenesse county. On the same day another party killed and scalped Evan Wetkins, within one hundred yards of Col. Winchester’s mill, in Sumner county. These two places are seventy miles from each other. On the 25th of the same month, a party of twelve fellows were discovered crossing the road between Bledsoe’s Lick and Chaver’s Cabins. On the following day Cornet Evans was fired upon between Bledsoe’s Lick and Col. Winchester, by four fellows; and on the 29th the spies discovered a party of thirteen Indians crossing Cumberland river, towards the settlements, within five miles of Col. Winchester’s. These several parties appearing in and about the settlements nearly at the same time, spreading an unusual degree of alarm among the inhabitants. Families in general throughout the neighborhood shut themselves up in their stations and all intercourse ceased for several days, except by patroling parties. The people exclaimed; Congress could not know their sufferings, and have the feelings of men, or they would take measures to give them effectual protection.
On the first inst. a party of fifty Indians, on the waters of Red River, Tennessee county, fell upon the families of Col. Isaac Titsworth, and his brother John Titsworth, and killed and scalped seven white persons, wounded a negro wench and took a white man, three children, and a negro fellow prisoners. Pursuit was given by the neighbouring militia, and the indians discovered their approach, tomahawked three children and scalped them, taking off the whole skin of their heads. The white men and negro fellow were either killed, or carried off. Our information
from Mero district, supposes these murders to have been committed by Creeks.
On the 12th inst. the Indians killed John Covington, on his way from Red Bank, on the Ohio to Muddy River, Kentucky. On Thursday afternoon, a company of travellers arrived from Mero district. For the news from that quarter, we refer our readers to the following copy of a letter: Clarksville, Tennessee county, Nov. 12. Dear Brothers, Yesterday I was a spectator to the most tragical scene that ever I saw in my life. The Indians made an attack on Col. Sevier’s station, killed Snyder, his wife, one child, King’s wife and child, one of Col. Sevier’s children, and another wounded and scalped, which must die. On hearing the guns, four or five of us ran over; we found the poor old Colonel supporting his house with his wife. It is impossible to describe the scene to you. Mr. James, who goes, and was an eye witness, can give you the particulars. The crying of women and children in town; the bustle and consternation of the people, being all woman and children, but the few of us who went over to Sevier’s, was a scene which cannot be described. This is a stroke we have long expected, and from every intelligence, we
hourly expected this place to be assailed by the enemy. Col. Sevier is now moving, and the town will not stay longer than Mr. Jame’s return. My wife lies now on her bed, so bad that it would be death to move her. Thus we are situated. This place will, without any doubt, be evacuated,
in a day or two, unless succour is given by the people from the interior parts. Pray ask the influence of Major Tatum Douglass, and all our
friends, with General Robertson, to guard us, or at least to help us safe away. Anthony Curtis. Mess. Thos. & Wm. Crutcher, Nashville.

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, and the
Worshipful Brother William Richards installed Master of the same; the Worshipful Master Eliphalet Bulkley and other officers of Wooster-Lodge, in Colchester being authorized by the Most Worshipful Grand Master, for that purpose. After installation and investiture of the different Officers, a procession was formed in masonic order, and proceeded to St. James’ Church, where a much admired and truly masonic sermon was addressed by the Rev. Brother Bishop Seabury, to a numerous collection of the Brethren, and a very crouded audience. After divine service, the Brethren proceeded to the Union Coffee-House, and partook of an elegant entertainment prepared for the occasion; and the evening was spent in a cheerful and fraternal manner, closing with the duties of the Craft.

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 Kenne’s, 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
same time to inform him, that besides a very liberal outset or settlement, the church had voted him a salary of a thousand dollars per annum, for life, should he accept of this call.

395. WH Sat Jan 10, 1795: Died, at Mansfield, Mrs. Abigail Huntington, consort of Mr. Abner Huntington, aged 41.
At Norwich, Mrs. ______ Ripley, consort of Dr. Dwight Ripley.

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
Farm contains about sixty acres of excellent Land, together with a comfortable dwelling-house, a good barn, a most elegant potter’s shop,
well finished, a good kiln-house standing thereon, and a good well; also a [clever?] orchard, which makes a comfortable supply of cider. Said
Farm is well proportioned for plowing, mowing, pasturing, and is well watered. Also a fine woodlot thereon. For further particulars, enquire
of the subscriber on the premises. Jesse Spafford. Mansfield, Jan. 3, 1795. N.B. And as said Spafford expects to leave this state and go to
the state of New-York, he would notify all persons that have any accounts with him, either by note or book, or in any other way, to call and have them immediately settled, or he will leave them in the hands of a more disagreeable friend for them to settle with.

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 in
consequence of a former advertisement; and any person is at liberty to trust her on my account as before said advertisement. Certified per me,
Simeon Randal. Brooklyn, Jan. 2d, 1795.

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.
for the creditors to the estate of John Herrick, jun. late of Canterbury, deceased to exhibit their claims against said deceased’s estate, or be debarred a recovery according to law. Those indebted to said estate, are desired to make immediate payment. Asahel Herrick, Darius Herrick, Adm’rs. Canterbury, January 6, 1795.

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
Clairborne, jun. at present in this city, dated Jonesborough, Dec. 11, 1794. Very dear Sir, I once gave you a melancholy history of the loss of
three of my brothers, but now let me add one more tragical, the loss of my sisters, their offspring, one brother-in-law, and two of my younger
brothers; these not being able to defend themselves, makes the matter more serious than the former; as they were all men grown. The loss of my father’s family is eleven, that have fallen a sacrifice to savage barbarity. I now as a man of feeling, view the superior tribunal of the
United States, which is Congress, with all that indignation’s heart glowing with distress, possibly can, well knowing they have, from time
to time, had information of the many cruel murders and depredations which have been committed on the frontiers of this territory. But
conceiving themselves able to judge, and at the same time friends to a savage nation, determined (if I may so add) that we shall in this
quarter defend ourselves after the bloody hatchet is laid to our heads.

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
fulfilling their engagements.

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
this advertisement is allowed the creditors of said estate, to exhibit and support their claims, and that we will attend said business at the
dwelling house of Mr. James Richardson, in Lebanon, on the first Monday in March next, at one o’clock P.M. and the first Monday in April
following, at two o’clock P.M. And all accounts must be properly attested and none accepted after said six months. Isaac Tiknor, Eneas
Gearey, Com’rs. Lebanon, 3d Jan. 1795.

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 of
February next, at ten o’clock in the forenoon, on business of importance to the company. John Franklin, Simon Spaulding, Peter Loope, John
Jenkins, Commissioners of the Susquehannah Company. December 26, 1794.

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 Hebard’s in Windham, on Thursday, the 4th day of February next, at nine o’clock 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
applying to the subscriber living on the premises. John Trowbridge. January 20, 1795.

414. WH Sat Jan 31, 1795: Good Sheep’s Wool to be sold by the subscriber in Windham, John Clark, jun. January 30, 1795

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