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708. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Savannah, April 4. On Thursday morning last, Mr. George Washington Greene, son of the late General Greene, was unfortunately drowned in this river, near Mulberry Grove, by the oversetting of a canoe. Mr. Stiles, a young Gentleman who was with him,
with much difficulty got a shore. Mr. Green’s corpse was found the next day, and on Saturday was interred here. The Cincinnati Society, of which he was a member, and a number of respectable citizens, attended the funeral.

709. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Bennington, April 12. The following affecting event lately transpired in Sunderland. The wife of Mr. Isaac Lewis, of the south-east part of that town, left her house about ten o’clock on Tuesday morning last, to find the cows in the woods; she did not return,
and the neighbours were not informed of her absence until near sunset, when the children of Mrs. Lewis, went to a neighbor’s, crying, and
informed that their mother was absent, and had not been at home since morning; her husband coming home, received the sorrowful intelligence, and immediately called a few neighbours to assist his search, which however, proved fruitless, though they continued out all night, notwithstanding the heavy rains. When our informant left Sunderland, viz. Wednesday noon, a large collection of men from that and the
adjacent towns, were still in search of the unfortunate woman. One circumstance, which appears a little singular, was, Mrs. Lewis left her
own shoes at home, telling her children, that she could walk better in a pair of their daddy’s which she put on, and which were found a few rods
from the house, and the disconsolate husband thinks he traced her steps in her stocking feet, to the edge of the Roaring Branch, so called,
where, he fears, she must have fallen in.

710. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Married, at Nantucket, Mr. John Fairweather, to Miss Heppy Swain. Mr. Fairweather was single, and an apprentice ; free—married and bedded—broke out with the small pox the natural way separated from his wife and lodged in a hospital, on in less than 48 hours.

711. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Windham. Died, Mrs. Sarah Sawyer, aged 77, relict of Mr. Joshua Sawyer.

712. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Will Cover, at the subscriber’s stable, that well-known horse, called the Smiling-Star. The terms, is three dollars the season, and two dollars the single leap. Constant attendance and good pasture for mares. N.B. Those mares which were put to this horse
the last year, for the season, and failed of foals, may be put to the horse this season, at half price. Amasa Wright. Mansfield, April 26,

713. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Will cover, at the stable of the subscriber, in Windham, a dark bay Horse, called Nabob. He is almost fifteen hands high, and has been very famous for having sure foals, and very likely colts. The subscriber has also a fine Jack, which he has kept for two
seasons past, and well known to be a very likely one, and sure. The terms for the horse one dollar the leap, and nine shillings for the season; for the Jack, five shillings for the single leap, eight shillings the season, and sixteen shillings to ensure a foal. The above Horse and Jack, will be at Mr. Dan Storr’s in Mansfield, every Wednesday and Thursday, the season thro, beginning the 15th inst. and at Mr. Joshua Prior’s, in the fourth part of Mansfield, every Friday, beginning the 27th; the other part of the time at the subscriber’s stable in Windham. Abel Clark. May 2, 1793.

714. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Taken up by the subscriber in Windham, first society, a dark iron grey Mare, four years old, shod before, natural
trotter, star in the forehead, and one white hind foot. Also a Mule, one or two years old, of a bay colour. The owner is desired to call, prove
property, pay charges, and take them away. David Wheelar. Windham, May 2, 1793.

715. WH Sat May 4, 1793: Take Notice. The subscriber finding it inconvenient to attend with his Horse at Brooklyn, as proposed in his advertisement in the last page of this paper, will omit going there, but will be at the other places mentioned, at the times affixed. Benjamin
Clark. Plainfield, May 2, 1793.

716. WH Sat May 4, 1793: The Blacksmiths in the county of Windham, are notified that a meeting will be held at Lt. David Litchfield’s, in
Canterbury, on the 9th day of May inst. at one o’clock afternoon, for the purpose of adopting uniform regulations throughout the county, as
far as it is respect said professions.

717. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Knoxville, March 9. We learn, the reward offered by the President of the United States for apprehending the leader of the party who destroyed the Cherokee town of Tenchtotee, has induced some persons to apprehend David M’Closky, of Tugelo, in Georgia. On his being apprehended, & until his arrival at Augusta, he considered it as a trivial affair; but upon his arrival there the officers of government had him confined in heavy irons, and from thence sent to Savannah to be tried before the federal court.

718. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Philadelphia, April 27. The Indians have made incursions to Kanawha county; taken two negroes belonging to William Morris; a Col. Boone and another person were killed or taken.

719. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Mrs. Lewis, of Sunderland, Vermont, who was mentioned in our last, under the Bennington head, as having been lost in the woods, was found on the third day after she wandered from home. Her only subsistence, was the milk of her own breast.

720. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Died, in this town, Miss Anna Cunningham, aged 75.

721. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Will Cover, at the stable of Clement Topliff in Willington, the ensuing season, a bright sorrel Horse, of the
Narraganset breed, a swift pacer and trotter, about 15 hands high. The price for a single leap 5s and for the season, 10s if paid down, or 12
if book’d. May 5, 1793.

722. WH Sat May 11, 1793: The Musick of each company in the 5th regiment of Militia are directed to meet at the house of Mr. Jonathan
Hebard, in Windham, on the 4th day of June next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of being instructed in their duty by the Drum
and Fife majors. Dated at Windham, 7th May, 1793. By the Colonel’s command, Zenas Howes, Adj.

723. WH Sat May 11, 1793: All persons who have accounts open with the subscriber, are hereby requested to make immediate settlement, as the subscriber is called upon unexpectedly. All persons that refuse a settlement, may expect after the first of June next, to be called upon
in some other way. Elisha Dunham. Mansfield, May 6, 1793.

724. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Granby, Will cover, the ensuing season, at the subcriber’s stable in Lebanon, first society, at eighteen shillings
the season, or ten shillings the leap; great allowance will be made if paid down. He is of a beautiful dark bay colour, natural carriage, 15
and half hands high, trots and paces. Said horse is the same I kept the last season. He proved himself remarkably sure for foals, and his colts
exceeding good. I shall not enlarge, but with people would look at him, and be their own judges. Said horse will be removed from Lebanon, to
Scotland, at Capt. David Dorrance’s, on Wednesday the 15th inst. and will continue to be there once a fortnight, the season through. N.B..
Good pasturing for mares, and constant attendance given, by Samuel Bailey, jun. Lebanon, May 4, 1793.

725. WH Sat May 11, 1793: Bold Hovey, Will cover this season, at the stable of Lieut. Thomas Barrows, on Saturday the 11th of May, and on
Monday and Tuesday following, at the stable of Mr. Philip Barrows, on Wednesday and Thursday, at the stable of Dr. Gershum Bearsley, on Friday at the stable of Abel Holmes, of Willington, on Saturday and until the next Wednesday, at the stable of Capt. John Johnson, of said Willington; Thursday and Friday, at the stable of Mr. Wilkes Williams, of Tolland, and then return to the aforesaid Thomas Barrows, and so continue the route thro the season. The terms are seven shillings down, eight shillings to book, for the single leap twelve shillings down, fifteen shillings to book, for the season. Bold Hovey, is a light dapple-grey, rising fifteen hands high, well proportioned, trots and paces, high
spirits, and lofty carriage, and was sired by the Old Ranger, imported from Arabia, and is as good a saddle-horse as any on the continent. He
has proved himself a good sire, and remarkable sure for colts, which I am able to prove. Good attendance paid, by the public’s humble servant.
Lem’l Barrows. Mansfield, May 6, 1793.

726. WH Sat May 18, 1793: New-Haven, May 8. On Wednesday the 28th ult. came on before the Circuit Court of the United States sitting in this place, two actions in favour of Peter Elkay, a free Negro, of Stockbridge, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, against Joel Moss and
John Ives, 3d. of Wallingford, for taking away and holding in servitude two of his children who were free. Upon an elaborate investigation and
discussion of these causes, the Jury were convinced that the children were, in truth, free; and that the conduct of the defendants were very
reprehensible, and gave a verdict against them, with two hundred and fifty dollars damages in each case. These verdict’s appeared
satisfactory to the Court and to all the friends of humanity. It is hoped that such an exemplary punishment of kidnapping Negroes, will
deter others from this crime, and happily tend to abolish it.

727. WH Sat May 18, 1793: New-Haven, May 8. Monday last, (being a general muster of the militia) at Branford, by the bursting of an
over-charged swivel gun, Roger Tyler, aged about 25 years was instantly killed, and Asa Cook, of the same age, lost his right hand. We also
learn, that at Fairfield, the same day, a young man lost one of his arms in a similar way.

728. WH Sat May 18, 1793: Windham, May 18. Last Sunday afternoon, the house of Mr. Jonas Huntington, in Mansfield, was struck with lightning, and Mr. Matthew Huntington, a young man about 18 years of age, (nephew of the above) instantly killed. He had been in the house but a few moments when the lightning struck, and at the time was standing before the fire drying his clothes, which had been wet by the rain. Several of the family were struck down at the same instant, but non materially hurt. A little girl who was in the room had her shoe torn from her foot by the lightning, but sustained no other injury. The lightning entered one of the chambers of the house, where there was a considerable quantity of flax, which it set on fire, but owing to the consternation the family were in, it was not perceived till it had got to such a
heighth as to baffle every effort to extinguish it, and in a few minutes the building, together with most of the provisions, a large quantity of
leather, chief of the household furniture, &c. were reduced to ashes. The house had been lately built, and was the hard earnings of its
industrious owner.

729. WH Sat May 18, 1793: Windham, May 18. As various reports respecting the small pox in this town, are in circulation, and some
perhaps so misrepresented, as to dissuade many good people from reporting hither as usual, it is necessary the public should be informed
of the true state of the facts, that they may be able to ascertain how far the truth has been related, and what degree of credit ought to be
given to reports. A person broke out with the above disorder in this town last week, and several persons whom it was judged had in
consequence been exposed to the infection, were inoculated, but they were all immediately removed to houses remote from any public roads, and at a proper distance from the town the roads leading to them have been fenced up, and every other precaution taken to prevent people from being endangered by the infection; and the public may be assured that in no other way is the town infected, than above related.

730. WH Sat May 18, 1793: Mr. Byrne, By giving the following a place in your paper, you will doubtless contribute much to the public good, and oblige one who is a friend and well wisher to the manufactures of our own country. Mr. John Fuller, of Willington, has this present season, began, and completed the setting out of 1200 rock or sugar maples on his farm, at the distance of 15 feet from tree to tree, all in handsome order, and on a moist side-hill. Should this laudable example be followed by the farmers in general throughout this state, no doubt we may in a short time, be able to bid defiance to the West-Indian planters to extort either money or provisions from us for their sugars. Mr.
Fuller, for the small sum of 30s has an insurance of all the above mentioned trees; and those that may happen to die, are to be replaced
from time to time, till there shall be 1200 living trees standing and growing on his farm.

731. WH Sat May 18, 1793: Married, Mr. Eleazer Fitch, jun. to Mrs. Olive Fitch.

732. WH Sat May 18, 1793: To Cover, the beautiful Horse Young Lath, kept by Calvin Cady, at the farm of Capt. Evan Malbone, in Pomfret, at
nine shillings the leap, eighteen shillings the season, or thirty-six shillings to ensure a foal. Young Lath is upwards of fifteen hands high,
five years old, canters and trots remarkably easy and light. His colour is between an iron-grey and a roan, was got by the marquis of
Rockingham’s famous running horse Lath, from London. Pomfret, May 13, 1793.

733. WH Sat May 18, 1793: Strayed from the subscriber on the 5th day of May inst a three year old Mare Colt, rather small, trots and paces,
light iron-grey colour, rather short dock, barefoot. Whoever will return said Mare or give information so that the subscriber may have her again, shall be handsomely rewarded, and all necessary charges paid. William Burnam. Windham, (Scotland Society,) May 15, 1793.

734. WH Sat May 25, 1793: Alexandria, May 2. On the 24th ult Joseph Winsed, a sailor on board the sloop Fanny, commanded by Bennet Rose, and bound from this port to the Eastern shore, attempted to murder the captain with an ax while asleep. He gave him several severe wounds on the head. The noise having roused the other sailor, (there being only three on board) Winsed wounded him also; but finding he was likely to be overpowered, he ran upon deck, and upon being pursued, jumpt overboard. Not being able to make the shore he entreated to be taken on board which was granted. Having been carried before a magistrate, he was whipped, and, for want of bail, committed to the goal of Westmoreland, from which he is by this time released. He confessed that his intention was to murder the Captain, in order to get at the sum of money, which was on board. Winsed is about 5 feet 9 inches high, fair complexion, red hair tied behind, well made, with down look, about 20 years of age.

735. WH Sat May 25, 1793: New-Haven, May 15. Died at Waterbury, by intoxication, on the evening of the 22d ult. a smart active negro girl,
about nine years old, belonging to Mr. John Nichols, at the house of the Rev. Mr. Hart, with whom she lived. Mrs. Hart was abroad, and Mr. Hart leaving the house for a short time to attend on some labourers in a lot adjoining, inadvertently left a bottle of spirits in a closet unlocked,
to which she had access. On their return, they found her inebriated to a very considerable degree, tho’ not past speaking, and by moving her she vomited several times, till they supposed she had disgorged most of the spirits she had swallowed, and appearing somewhat relieved, and out of danger, was suffered to sleep, but in a few moments was discovered to be lifeless. A physician was immediately called, who made various efforts, by different applications to restore her to life, but in vain. Her corpse remained until the 24th before she was buried, without any
apparent signs of life. This unusual accident is a serious admonition to parents and masters of children to be careful not to leave this more
than common poison within their reach.

736. WH Sat May 25, 1793: Married, at New-London, Mr. Samuel Haynes, merchant, to Miss Rebecca Green, daughter of Timo. Green, Esq.

737. WH Sat May 25, 1793: Died.
Mr. Ely Flint, aged 28.
At Mansfield, Mr. Erastus Palmer, aged 21.

738. WH Sat May 25, 1793: To be let, that well-known Silk Factory formerly belonging to Col. Jedidiah Elderkin. The terms may be known by applying to Alfred Elderkin. Windham, May 22, 1793.

739. WH Sat May 25, 1793: We, the subscribers being appointed by the hon. Court of Probate, for the district of Pomfret, commissioners to
receive and examine the claims of creditors to the estate of Mary Coats, late of Ashford, deceased, represented insolvent, give notice, that we
shall attend said business at the house of Mr. Joseph Kindall, in Ashford, on the second Monday of October next, and the second Monday in
November next, at one o’clock P.M. on each day. Benjamin Sumner, Samuel Spring, Comm’rs. Ashford, May 10, 1793.

740. WH Sat May 25, 1793: Taken up by the subscriber in Windham, Scotland Society, a sorrel white face Mare, ten or twelve years old,
trots and paces. The mare foaled a Mule the same day that she was taken up. The owner is desired to call, prove property, pay charges, and take them away. Benjamin Smith. Windham, May 20, 1793.

741. WH Sat May 25, 1793: To Cover this season, at the stable of the subscriber, in Brooklyn, that large Barbary Jack-Ass, formerly kept by Capt. James Eldredge, in said Brooklyn. The terms are four dollars to ensure a foal, seven shillings and six-pence, the single leap. Jennies
will be covered at Ten Dollars to ensure a foal. The subscriber would wish to purchase the Mules. Daniel Paine. Brooklyn, May 13, 1793.

742. WH Sat May 25, 1793: For Covering, this season, at the stable of the subscriber, the well-made and beautiful horse, Argus. He is full
fifteen hands high, and exceeding well spirited, remarkable for cords and nerves, and one of the best saddle-horses on this continent, perhaps
not his equal in this state for swiftness and strength; his colts are very fine and well made; his grand-sire, Old Ranger, his sire that
beautiful horse Young Ranger, and out of a favorite mare sired by Old Leopard, and is seven years old this season, remarkable sure for foals,
and for the saddle there has not been their equal on this continent. Argus, tho’ very vigorous and spirited, is of a most kind _____, and is
of shining white, intermixt with innumerable black spots, with a grey mane and tail, which renders his appearance beautiful. Terms agreed on
at the time of covering. Also, A large likely Jack, which has proved remarkable sure for colts, and it is certain, has sired a number of
twins. The biggest price given for Mule colts, at four months old, in cash, and as reasonable for the single leap, season and risque, as can
be expected. The subscriber has prepared himself to use his customers as well as the good things of this life can please them, and his Horse and Jack are in the best order for covering. Good pasture for Mares. Jonathan Averel. Ashford, Eastford Society, May 9, 1793.

743. WH Sat May 25, 1793: Bosphorus, that truly tough and game full bred Horse, will cover the ensuing season, at the stable of Eliphas
Hibbard, in Mansfield, North Society, at four dollars the season, fifteen shillings the single leap, payable on or before the first day of
July. Those gentlemen who put their mares to said Horse, by the leap and prove not with foal, by paying nine shillings, may go the season.
Bosphorus’s sire and dam were imported by Gov. Sharp (of Maryland). He is jet black, full fifteen hands and one inch high, with bone, muscle
and figure sufficient to attract the notice of breeders of good horses. The owner doubts not but Bosphorus’s points will stand the test of the
strictest examination; and pledges himself that the facts stated in the following pedigree are well authenticated. Bosphorus was got by
Brilliant, out of the Maid of the Mill, his grand-dam Selima,, his great-grand-dam Old Selima, bred by Lord Godolphin; Brilliant was got by
Badger, his grand sire was got by Lord Chedworth’s Bosphorus, justly esteemed the best twelve stone Horse in England, the Maid of the Mill
was got by Othello, and her dam by Childers. Good attendance given, by John Pride, jun. Mansfield, May 16, 1793.

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