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435. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: Windham. Died.
At Mansfield, Mr. Daniel Butler.
Mrs. Lora Southworth, aged 21, consort of Mr. Epaphras Southworth.

436. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: The hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham, hath allowed the term of six months from the date hereof, to
the creditors to the estate of Capt. William Durkee, late of Hampton, deceased, to exhibit their claims against said deceased’s estate, or be
debarred a recovery agreeable to law. All those indebted to said estate, are requested to make immediate payment, to Josiah Hammond, Hampton, March 3, 1795. (Executor.)

437. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: The Hon. Court of Probate, for the district of Plainfield, having allowed six months only, from the 3d day of March
inst. for the creditors to the estate of Lydia Bond, late of Canterbury, deceased , to exhibit their claims against said deceased'’ estate. Those
who neglect, will be debarred a recovery. Daniel Frost, Adm’r. Canterbury, March 3, 1795.

438. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: To Be Sold, A valuable Farm, lying in Springfield, county of Hampshire, Massachusetts, containing 330 Acres of
mowing, pasturing, plow and wood-land, thirty acres of it in_erval [looks like “interval”]; with a good house and two barns, and other
out-houses. For further particulars, enquire of the subscriber, living on the premises. Gad Horton. Springfield, Feb. 16, 1795.

439. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: To Be Sold, A Farm lying on the easterly road in the North Society of Mansfield, containing upwards of 100 acres of land; is well wooded and watered, and well proportioned for mowing and plowing; has a fine orchard, which, in good seasons, will make 100
barrels cider, - with a comfortable house and barn on the premises, and a very eligible situation for a mill. Also, a valuable set of Potash
Kettles and Leach Tubs, almost new, and a good Horse Cart, which will be sold with the above, or separate, as may best suit the purchaser. For
particulars, enquire of Isaac Thompson living on the premises. March 4, 1794.

440. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: Mulberry-trees, three years growth this spring; Also, good Mulberry- Seed, to be sold by the subscriber. Alfred
Elderkin. Windham, March 4, 1795.

441. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: Those persons, in the first society of Pomfret, who have taken the Windham Herald the year past, and who wish
to continue their papers, or any who may now desire to become subscribers, are requested to leave their names with Mr. Joshua Sabin,
in said society of Pomfret. March 4, 1795.

442. WH Sat Mar 7, 1795: CASH, or books given in exchange, for clean cotton and linen Rags, at the Printing-Office, Windham.

443. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: Knoxville, Jan. 23. An express arrived here on Monday night last from Nashville, with dispatches from Gen. Robertson to Gov. Blount; by whom we are informed, that Wm. Colbert a distinguished chief of the Chickasaws who has a commission from the President of the United States, giving him the rank of major, with upwards of twenty warriors arrived at Nashville on the 4th inst. with
five Creek scalps, taken on Duck river on the morn of the 2d. They party of Creeks consisted of only the five who were killed. They had with them a war club, halters, bridles, and spurs, evidences of a determination for war and horse stealing. The leader of this party of Creeks and his brother, were known to major Colbert and others of his party to have been for years engaged in murder and stealing upon the frontiers of Mero district. Colbert bears the rank of general in his own nation, and is as bold and impious a Sans Culotte as even France can produce.

444. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: Extract of a letter from German Creek, January 29. “We had a treaty with the Cherokees the 18th of December,
and the 8th inst. they fell upon a party of men from our settlement, and killed one and wounded two, without any loss on their side. This is the
way that faithless and bloody tribes keep their treaties with us, we have some expectation that the Choctaws, Chickesaws and Upper Cherokees, will go to war against the Creeks, as a party of the Chickesaws has already been out to war against them and has brought in five Creek scalps which I am in hopes will be some ease to our frontiers, if Congress will only give us the liberty of raising one hundred men for
six months, to join the tribes that intend going to war against the Creeks, I make not the least doubt but we can oblige them to make a
permanent treaty with the United States, for one half the expense that the treat of New York cost. If Congress should not think worth while to
fall upon some other method for the protection of our frontiers than has been heretofore, I think that the inhabitants of this country will fall
upon some plan for their own safety. The party of men above mentioned, that the savages fell upon, were out a hunting meat for the support of
their families.”

445. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: New York, February 17. March 4. Extract of a letter dated Fort Washington February 2, 1795 to a gentleman in
Philadelphia. “The Indians have by their Deputies generally applied for a Treaty of Peace with the United States; you will see by the official
papers now transmitted, that preliminary articles are signed, proposing to meet for that purpose at Greenville on the 15th June next. I am now
happy to inform you that we are in a fair way to obtain a peace with the hostile Indians on the side of the Ohio; Deputies from six of their
nations are now at this place soliciting a cessation of arms, till a treaty can be accomplished; and this day preliminaries have been signed
by all the Chiefs present, viz. Wyandotes, Miamis, Ottawas, Patowatamics, Sakees and Chippawas; these constitute the whole banditti
except Shawanese and Delawares, and they are expected every hour. The Indians say the great spirit has opened their eyes, and directed them to make peace with the United States; but I rather believe, it was the glare of our bayonets on the 20th August last that has thus illuminated
their minds. The treaty is to be completed on the 15th June next, after which should the war continue, we shall have 500 warriors less to combat with.

446. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: New York. March 5. Yesterday the House of Assembly passed a bill for the establishment of Public Schools in this State, and appropriating the annual sum of thirty thousand pounds for their support.

447. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: New York. March 5. Yesterday arrived in town eleven Chiefs of the Cahnawaga Indians. Their business, we understand, is with the Legislature respecting some claims to lands sold the state.

448. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: Lansingburgh, Feb. 24. A Murder. On Sunday, the 15th inst. the dead body of a man unknown, was found in a piece of woods, in half moon, near Still water road. A Jury having been called, and on examining the wounds, gave inquest, willful murder, by some person or persons unknown. He is about 5 feet 6 inches high, light complexion, long black hair twisted. Had on a dark London brown great coat, with white metal buttons, blue strait bodied coat, and overalls, striped vest, woolen shirt, bandanna handkerchief round his neck, shoes tied with strings; the top of his pack oil cloth, marked No. ---76, M.R. and in it a pair of plated shoe buckles, silver knee buckles, silver
sleeve buttons, a pair jean breeches, and a checked linen shirt; in his pockets two small purses, in one a silver broach, and about eighteen
shillings in money.

449. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: It is surprising that our sister State Massachusetts, has not yet become ashamed of her mode of electing
Representatives for Congress, it requires the whole period of two years in some districts, to get a choice, and some of the gentlemen are hardly elected, at the time their seat is vacated. The over-caution of requiring more than half the votes to be centered on one candidate, not
only exposes the state to great expense, loss of representation, and the derision of her neighbours, but it does not increase the chance for
electing better men. Other states are just as well represented as Massachusetts. (N.Y Herald.)

450. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: The hon. court of probate for the district of Windham, has allowed the term of six months from this date, for the
creditors to the estate of Mr. Rowland Swift, late of Lebanon, deceased, to bring in their accounts for settlement. Those who neglect to exhibit
their claims within said time, will be debarred a recovery according to law. William Swift, jun. Executor. Lebanon. March 9, 1795.

451. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: To Be Sold, A Yoke of Oxen, one Cow, two years old; also, two colts, one three years old this spring, the other
one year old this spring. Whoever wishes to purchase them may know the terms, by applying to Reuben Cross. Mansfield, March 12, 1795.

452. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: Strayed or stolen from the subscriber some time in the month of June last, a red yearling Heifer mark’d with two holes through the right ear. Whoever will return her to the owner, or give him information where she may be found, shall be well rewarded for their trouble and expense. Robert Baxter. Pomfret, March 27, 1795.

453. WH Sat Mar 14, 1795: The term for which the packet of papers, directed to Mr. Asahel Allen, of Canterbury, was engaged, is nearly
expired; those belonging to the class are requested to meet at Mr. John Francis’ in Canterbury, on Thursday evening 19th inst. for the purpose of making a new agreement, for the continuation of said papers. March 14, 1795.

454. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: In the House of Representatives of the United States. Tuesday, the 3d of March. Resolved, That the Secretary of State be requested to receive proposals from any person or persons skilled in the art of stenography, or capable of reporting debates with accuracy, & to report the same to this house, at the commencement of the next session, with his observations and opinion respecting the qualification of the said person or persons for the said duty, to the end that this house may be enabled to appoint one or more persons as officers of the house, for the valuable purpose above mentioned. Extract from the Journal, John Beckley, Clerk. Department of State. March 5, 1795. Proposals will be received by the Secretary of State, in pursuance of the foregoing Resolution. The Printers of Newspapers throughout the United States, are requested to insert the above.

455. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: Married.
Zephaniah Swift, Esq. Member of Congress, to Miss Lucretia Webb.
Mr. James Perrigo, aged 51, to Miss Thirza Butt, aged 72.
Mr. Abel Robinson, to Miss Eunice Woodard.
At Newbury-Port, Capt. David Young, formerly of this town, to Mrs. Rhoda Wells.

456. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: Died.
At Mansfield, the 12th inst. Miss Jerusha Parker, in the 27th year of her age, daughter of Mr. Ephraim Parker.
At his seat near Newport, John Collins, Esq. formerly governor of the State of Rhode Island, in the 78th year of his age.
At New-Haven, Mr. Abel Morse, aged 48.

457. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: Hope for Old Bachelors. Even when past 50! Or, a remarkable instance of an Old Bachelor’s Marrying at the age of 52, and having and bringing up Children. From Thomas’s Massachusetts Spy, Southkingston, February 21, 1795. Mr. Thomas, If you think the following statement worth offering to the readers of your Spy, you may present it as a real fact. I brought an action to the Court, now
sitting, against Perceval Allen, of Hopkinton, in the county of Washington; and on the back of the writ, beneath the Officer’s return, was the following statement: “The Defendant was an old Bachelor until he was 52 years old, and then married, and had eight Children by his wife, with whom he lived sixteen years, and then buried her, and has lived a widower 44 years, and is now a healthy, smart, active man, 112 years old.” I believe there can be no doubt of the truth of this statement; for I have been this day talking with one of his sons, who also confirms the truth of the above fact. And he himself, viz. Thomas Allen, son of the said Perceval Allen, is now 58 years old, and begins to talk of courting. Three of his brothers are now living, and none of them have ever been married. Yours, &c. Cyrus French.

458. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: All persons indebted to Ebenezer Backus, either by book or note, are requested to call immediately and settle
their accounts with the subscriber; who has for sale, excellent sequin and bohea Tea, for which butter, cheese, geese-feathers, or cash will be
received in payment. Marcy Backus. Windham, March 19, 1795.

459. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: Whereas my wife Hannah, has absented herself from my bed and board, without any provocation; these are therefore to forbid all persons, harbouring or trusting her on my account, for I will not pay any debt of her contracting from the date hereof. Benjamin Abbott. Hampton, March 16th, 1795.

460. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: We the subscribers being appointed by the hon. Court of Probate, for the district of Pomfret, commissioners to
receive, adjust and settle the claims of the creditors to the estate of Mr. Caleb Lyon, late of Woodstock, deceased, represented insolvent;
hereby notify, that we shall attend on said business, as the dwelling-house of Capt. Benjamin Lyon, in said Woodstock, on Tuesday the ninth day of June next, at nine o’clock forenoon, to receive and adjust the claims of the creditors to said estate. No accounts will be allowed, but such as are properly attested, and none after six months from the 10th of March instant. Samson Howe, Lemuel Ingals, Daniel Putnam,
Com’rs. Killingly, March 11th, 1795.

461. WH Sat Mar 21, 1795: The honorable court of probate, for the district of Pomfret, hath allowed the term of six months from the 3d day
of March, 1795, to the creditors of the estate of Mrs. Miraim [sic] Smith, late of Ashford, deceased, to exhibit their claims against said
estate, or be debarred a recovery aggreeable to law. All persons indebted to said estate, are requested to make immediate payment.
Bilarky Snow, Administrator.

462. WH Sat Mar 28, 1795: In our last, we mentioned the marriage of Mr. James Perrigo, to Miss Thirza Butt, and we then supposed it truly stated; we have since been informed, that respecting their ages, the publication was erroneous; and it is evident that the person who sent it
to the press misrepresented it with a design to ridicule the above persons, and impose on the printer. In future, we wish to have no
communication from persons capable of such little actions.

463. WH Sat Mar 28, 1795: Died.
At Mansfield, Deac. Benjamin Chaplin.
At Woodstock, Mrs. Tempe Williams, consort of Mr. Israel Williams, aged 22.
In this town, in an advanced age, Mrs. Deaines, consort of Mr. Oxonbridge Deaines.

464. WH Sat Mar 28, 1795: Silk and Stuff Shoes. The subscriber informs the Public, that he has set up a shoe manufactory in Mansfield, about half a mile south of the first society meeting-house, where all kinds of Silk and Stuff Shoes are made in the neatest and best manner. He has procured the best of workmen from Lynn, and can furnish traders with shoes in any quantity at as moderate a price, as they can purchase them elsewhere. Customers may depend on work suited to their taste, and every favour gracefully acknowledged. John Stowell. Mansfield, March 26, 1795.

465. WH Sat Mar 28, 1795: Strayed from the subscriber on the 25th instant, a dark brown Mare, with a rusty mane; about 14 hands high. She trots and paces. Whoever will take up and return said mare, shall receive a handsome reward for their trouble, and necessary charges paid. Jona. Jennings. Windham, March 27th, 1795.

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