499. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Windham, May 2, 1795. Died.
Mrs. Jerusha Allen, aged 43, relict of Mr. Amos Allen.
Departed this life at Woodstock, April 20, Rev. Stephen Williams, pastor
of the second church in that town, in the 74th year of his age, and the 48th
of his ministry. A well adapted discourse was delivered at his interment, by
Rev. Josiah Whitney, of Brooklyn, from Job xiv. 14.
500. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Bosphorus Stands at the stable
of the subscriber, the terms for covering the same as the last season.
Grampus Stands at the same stable at nine shillings the single leap
or twelve shillings the season. Grampus was got by the Voz Burgh
horse out of a famous Esopus mare, and bred by General Armstrong,
of Red Hook, his grand sire old Grampus an imported full bred horse.
He is fifteen
hands and one inch high, and three years old in July next. Benjamin Brewster.
Windham, April 28, 1794.
501. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Will stand this season at
the stable of the subscriber in Lebanon, (Crank Society) the famous
young Horse Grand
Turk. He will be three years old the 25th of June next, is a beautiful
bright bay colour, 15 and a half hands high, and every way well
proportioned. His figure is truly elegant, and he is well calculated
to recommend himself. Grand Turk was sired by the full-blooded horse
Recovery, well known by the name of the Pool horse. His dam was the noted
Rockwell mare. She was out of a famous mare, and was sired by the old
Demming horse. He sired the most good saddle horses of any horse in America.
The terms are three dollars the season and two dollars the single leap,
cash in hand, or four dollars the season, and fifteen shillings the single
leap, if bookd, and seven dollars to insure a
foal. Good pasturing for mares, and the greatest attention will be paid
by their humble servant. Benjamin Thacher, jun. Lebanon, 17th April,
502. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Will be let to mares the present
season, the Young Liberty, A full blooded beautiful bay horse, four
years old, 15
hands 1 inch high. His sire was the famous Liberty which I was to unfortunate
as to lose a year ago the 5th of last March. He was allowed
by the best of judges the best horse in America, and was without a fault.
His colts in this vicinity which are one year old this spring are the
likeliest that ever was raised in these parts. The owners of many of
them have refused 200 dollars for a colt at the age of 10 months. The
dam of the Young Liberty was the White Stocking, an imported full blooded
mare, and remarkable for swiftness. The Young Liberty is allowed
by the best judges to come nearest the Old Liberty to any horse on the
Continent, and bids fair to equal him in a very short time The terms,
three dollars the single leap and five dollars the season, paid in hand.
He will be kept at the stable of William Stanton in Preston, the first
week in May, from thence to Lucius Carys stable in Windham the
11th day at 12 oclock, there to continue until the 12th day at
12 oclock, from thence to Mr. Dan Storrs stable in Mansfield,
there to continue until Thursday morning, from thence to Capt. Oliver
Coits in Preston, there to continue until 25th, from thence to
the first mentioned stable, and will continue the same rout in the same
manner through the season. Strict attention shall be paid by the publicks
humble servant. Benjamin Clark. Plainfield, April 28, 1795.
503. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Will cover mares at the stable
of the subscriber in the North society in Mansfield, the present
season, that well known horse called Nabob. He is a dark bay colour,
15 hands high, handsome carriage, and remarkable sure; out of 65
mares that he covered
last season but six failed. He was sired by the famous horse Liberty,
and his colts are very near if not equal to the Libertys. The mare
came out of, was half blooded, which makes him three quarters blooded;
being the same horse that the subscriber has kept the two last seasons.
The terms eight shillings the leap, or twelve shillings the season, money
paid down, of fifteen shillings if paid next fall, or twenty-four shillings
for ensuring a foal. The 2d Monday in May he will be at the stable of
Nathaniel Williamson, in Windham, being the stable improved by the subscriber
the last season, where he will continue two days, from thence he will
go to Mr. Dan Storrs where he will be on Wednesday. On Friday he
will be at Mr. Abel Holmess, in Willington, where he will continue
two days, and from thence to the subscribers stable. Good pasturing
at a reasonable price, and good attendance given, by Abel Clarke. Mansfield,
April 29, 1795.
504. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Badger. The full-blooded English
Horse Badger, will stand at the stable of the subscriber in Canterbury,
ensuing season, except from Tuesday noon till Wednesday 3 oclock
P.M. in each week, at which time he will be at Mr. John Parishs,
Brooklyn. He is a just made horse, 16 hands and one inch high, of a beautiful
bay colour, nine years old last spring. Badger was sired by
Mr. Carols Old Badger, the most noted horse in Maryland. His dam
was Teb, sired by Janus, upon Diana, a thorough bred hunting mare, imported
by Mr. Charles Chew. Badger has been proved to be an excellent horse
for stock and sure for foals. Mr. William Robinson, of Georgetown, in
Maryland, sold one of his colts, a gelding not four years old, for 320
dollars. Another of his colts, which was a gelding, has been sold by
Mr. _____ Fonsdale last spring, for 350 dollars. Said horse will cover
at five dollars a season, or three dollars the single leap. Constant
attendance will be given by Asahel Adams. Canterbury, (old society) April
505. WH Sat May 2, 1795: To cover, the present season,
at the stable of Capt. John Falshaw, in Killingly, at six dollars
the season, or four
dollars the single leap, the famous English Horse Bashaw. He is of a
beautiful bay colour, sixteen hands high, and otherwise well
proportioned for his height; eleven years old this season. He was purchased
last spring in the city of New York, where he was bred, and
where he covered mares the season before at eight dollars, and proved
remarkable sure for colts; it is said his colts are not exceeded from
any other horse. Perhaps as much might be said with candour as to his
pedigree, as of any other horse, but I will only insert that he was
sired by the noted imported horse Bashaw, and came out of a full-blooded
English mare, and is one of the best bred horses in this part of the
continent, and is really a remarkable good saddle horse. Please to call
and see him. John Gary. Killingly, April 23, 1795.
506. WH Sat May 2, 1795: Remedy for the Canker Rash.
From Thomass Massachusetts Spy, &c. Mr. Thomas, Being informed
that the disorder, generally denominated the Canker Rash, is now
prevailing in many towns in this county, and that in some it has
proved extremely mortal; motives of humanity have induced me to suggest
to the Physicians of the county, and to the suffering families, who
are, or may be, so unfortunate as to be attacked by this formidable
disease, a remedy, which has, of late, been used with great success,
in many parts of the State of Connecticut. The remedy is simply a
solution of common Salt in pure Vinegar. It is prepared as follows:
Take a pint of strong vinegar, heat it in a crockery vessel, so hot
as the hand can be comfortably borne in it; then dissolve in it so
much rock salt, (previously washed) as it will hold in solution.
Metallick vessels ought not to be used, as the vinegar will corrode
them. The medicine, thus prepared, may be used both externally and
internally. Externally, it may be used in bathing the throat, if
it is considerably tumefied. Internally, it may be used as a gargle
for the mouth and [fauces? sauces?]; and half a table spoonful may
be swallowed every half hour or forty minutes, diluted with twice
its quantity of water. I do not recommend it as an infallible remedy.
No such are to be found. But, from my own experience, and the experience
of others, I can recommend it for a trial. It has, in many instances,
effected a cure of itself; in almost every instance it has afforded
a temporary relief. It probably operates as an antiseptick, by suddenly
and powerfully resisting the tendency to a putrid dissolution, which
the blood often
discovers in this dreadful malady. Catharticks are undoubtedly often
useful in this disorder, but it sometimes happens that, before the
friends of the patient are alarmed, a Physician called, and time for
a cathartick to operate has elapsed, the patient has bid the world an
eternal adieu. If the attending physician thinks proper to administer
a cathartick, the use of the saline mixture, above mentioned, ought to
suspended during its operation. In the circle of my practice at Stafford,
I have had numerous instances of this disorder. I have, as yet, been
so fortunate as to be successful in every instance. In the first cases
that occurred to me, I pursued Hushams plan: in some of later date
I have made free use of the remedy I have now suggested, together with
Calomel and the Bark. I would by no means arrogate to myself the merit
of the discovery. To the ingenious and justly celebrated Dr. Perkins,
of Plainfield, mankind are indebted for the discovery of this useful
medicine, and its introduction into practice. Samuel Willard. Petersham,
April 10th, 1795.
507. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Windham, May 9, 1795: Died
A daughter of Mr. Ebenezer Hill, aged 10 years.
Miss Alice Littlefield, aged 17 years, daughter of Mr. Ebenezer Littlefield.
On the 9th Feb last, died at Madrid, William Carmichael, Esq. late Charge
des Affairs, and one of the Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to the court of Spain.
508. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Bajazet, Will stand at the
stable of Elisha Branch in Mansfield, (North Society) at Five Dollars
the Season, or Three Dollars the single leap; the money to be paid
before the Mares are taken away. He is a full blooded English Horse,
15 and a half hands
high, of a most beautiful bay colour, 5 years old next July. Bajazet
was sired by Mr. Charles Carrols Horse Badger, perhaps the most
approved of any Horse in Maryland; Badger was sired by Apollo of Virginia,
upon an imported Mare owned by __ Portman; his dam was called Miss Trim,
a noted running mare sired by Doct. Hamiltons imported Horse Figure,
upon an imported Mare of __ Tankervels. Any gentleman wishing to
see said Horse, please to call and examine him for themselves. Good pasturage
for Mares, and constant attendance given by the publicks humble
servant, Elisha Branch. Mansfield April 23rd, 1795. Bourbon, A Jack,
nearly 14 hands high, well proportioned, sired by the Jack Royal Standard,
imported from Spain, upon a Jill imported at the same time. They are
believed to be the largest that ever were
imported into New-England. Bourbon will stand for Mares at the Stable
of the subscriber, at 3 Dollars the single Leap, 5 Dollars the Season,
or 7 Dollars to ensure a foal;or the subscriber will pay from 4 (pounds)
to 4 (pounds) 10 for each Mule, delivered at Four Months old according
to their size and flesh, exclusive of the service of the Jack. Said Jack,
will stand for Jills, at 8 pounds, no money to be paid unless a foal
is produced that shall live ten days. Good pasturage for Mares and constant
attendance given by, Elisha Branch. Mansfield, April 23d, 1795.
509. WH Sat May 9, 1795: To be let to mares this season,
at the stable of Simeon Woodworth, in Franklin, on Monday and Tuesday
of every week, and at the stable of the subscriber every other day
of the week, the beautiful full blooded Stud Horse Wilddair, at the
low price of four
dollars the single leap, and six dollars the season; he the last season
proved remarkable sure for Colts, is of a beautiful chestnut colour,
fifteen hands and a half high, five years old, a very fast trotter, remarkable
good traveller, and is equal for strength, beauty, and activity, to any
horse that can be produced. He was sired by the noted horse High Flyer,
now kept in New-York, and is there esteemed the first horse in that State;
he came out of a full blooded Wilddair Mare whose dam was sent back to
England. Christopher Starr. The aforesaid horse may be seen at the stable
of Mr. John Staniford in Windham on Tueesday the 13th inst. Norwich,
May 5, 1795.
510. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Cash given for clean cotton
and linen rags at the Printing-Office, Windham.
511. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Strayed from the subscriber
the 27th of April, four Mules; one of them is a three year old mare,
of a mouse or brown colour, shod before; the others are three two
year olds, one of a light mouse colour, one a sorrel and the other
a light dun; one of the said two year olds is a mare; they are of
a smallish size. Whoever will take up said mules, and deliver them
to the subscriber or give information where they may be had, shall
be well rewarded, and all necessary charges paid, by me Abner Howe.
Mansfield, May 5, 1795.
512. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Stolen from me the subscriber
last night, a stout well built French Mare, about eight years old,
with her mane cut
off in the French mode, of a dark brown colour, very thick fer, carries
her head high, her nose a little out, not shod behind, her shoulders
discover the marks of a collar. Whoever will return said mare and thief,
shall have Thirty Dollars reward and for the mare only Ten Dollars and
charges paid, by me Nathan Grosvenor. Pomfret, 5th May 1795.
513. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that
the subscriber and his wife Betsy, have dissolved their connection
by mutual consent.
All persons are forbid trusting the said Betsy on my account, as I will
pay no debts of her contracting after this date. Elisha Perkins.
Chelsea. (Vermont) 11th April, 1795.
514. WH Sat May 9, 1795: To Cover this season at the
stable of Eleazer Bradway, in Woodstock, near the centre of the town,
the famous young horse the Grenadier, three years old this spring,
of a dark bay colour, over 15 hands high, as beautifully proportioned & shaped
as any that was ever advertised before him, his beholders being judges
for themselves. He was sired by the Hydez Ally, the very noted horse
lately kept by Col. Lemuel Grosvenor, Pomfret, and since by Mr. Rufus
Child, Woodstock, and his dam equal to any mare in the state to ____
service of any kind. It is presumed that any person who may have
the curiosity to see and view Grenadier, his shape, activity, &c.
will be anxious to procure some of his offspring, without any further
recommendation than their own judgment will dictate. The terms are
Twenty Shillings the season, if the money is paid down, or Four dollars
by a note given therefor, payable next fall, or for a single leap,
as the owner of the horse and mare shall agree. Woodstock, May 1st,
515. WH Sat May 9, 1795: Granby, Stands this season
for covering, at the stable of Pelatiah Kimball, in Windham, (Scotland
Society) at Two
Dollars the season, or Four Dollars to ensure a foal. Said horse is the
same that I have kept for two seasons past, and has proved himself very
sure for foals, and will recommend himself as well as any other horse.
A very likely Jack will cover at the same stable, at one dollar the
season. Good attendance will be given by Pelatiah Kimbal, jun. Windham,
May 6th, 1795.
516. WH Sat May 9, 1795: The subscriber has a large
likely Jack to let to mares this season, or will contract for the
mules at four months old. Also, another likely Jack of this country
breed, to sell, and make the pay agreeable to the purchaser, or to
let him out the season. James
Howard. Hampton, May 6, 1795.
517. WH Sat May 9, 1795: The famous full-blooded Horse
Flying Buck, Stands this season for covering, at the stable of Elijah
Hebron, (Andover society). He will be five years old the 15th July next;
is a beautiful jet black colour, rising 15 and a half hands high, and
every way well proportioned. His figure is elegant; is as good a traveller
as any horse in America, and is calculated from his size, strength and
shape, to improve the stock of horses. He was sired by the noted full-blooded
horse Rover, formerly kept in Lebanon, well known by the name of the
hunt horse. Any one acquainted with that horses colts, will readily
agree that they were equal for the turf or saddle to any
ever raised in America. The terms are four dollars the season, and fifteen
shillings the single leap, if booked, and if paid down, three
dollars the season, and two dollars the single leap. Those mares that
failed the last season, go this season for half price. Good pasturing
for mares. Hebron, 20th April, 1795.
518. WH Sat May 9, 1795: To cover this season at the
stable of James Howard in Hampton, Windham county, at the moderate
price of seven
dollars, if paid down, or a good note, to wait till fall, for eight dollars,
the beautiful bright bay horse Light-Infantry. This horse is so well
known, needs no further recommendation only to say he is the same horse
I have kept two years past, and proved remarkable sure. Those
gentlemen who have good blooded mares, and depend on putting them to
said horse, are desired to send them early, for it is uncertain where
will be kept the next season, for there have been several applications
for him to go to the southward. Said horse will be at Mr. Dan Storrs,
in Mansfield, on Wednesday the 13th day of May, at 12 oclock, and
continue four hours; then at Dr. Howards, in Coventry, till Friday
morning; then to Esq. Perkinss, in Ashford, till Saturday at 12
oclock, then to return to the subscribers stable, and continue
the season. James Howard. N.B. Good pasture for mares.
519. WH Sat May 16, 1795: A Proclamation. Whereas,
I, the said plenipotentiary, in virtue of the power and authority
in me vested, have
entered into certain preliminary articles with the following tribes and
nations of Indians, viz. The Wyandots, Chippewas, Ottowas,
Puttawatimies, Miamis, Shawanoes, and Delawares, for a cessation of hostilities,
and for the mutual exchange and surrender of all prisoners
of every description, as well as for holding of general treaty for settling
all causes of controversy, and for establishing a permanent peace between
the United States and the aforesaid tribes of Indians on or about the
fifteenth day of June, next ensuing. Wherefore, I do hereby, in the name
of the President of the United States, prohibit and forbid all and every
person or persons, from killing, insulting or injuring any Indian or
Indians belonging to the aforesaid tribes or nations, or either of them,
(unless in their own defense.) And I do hereby also forbid any party
or parties, citizens of the United States, or either of them, from entering
the Indian country north west of the Ohio, with hostile intentions (without
permission from proper authority first obtained) between this period
and the end of the pending treaty, as the will answer a contrary conduct
at their peril. And to the end that the treaty may be carried into complete
effect, agreeably to the true intent and meaning of the preliminary articles;
the said plenipotentiary enjoins all and every person and persons having
in his or their possession any Indian prisoners, belong to those or either
of those nations, to surrender them and each of them at his place, on
or before the said fifteenth day of June next, and for which reasonable
expenses will be allowed by the public. Given under my Hand and Seal,
at Head-Quarters, Grenville, this 22d day of February, one thousand seven
hundred and seventy-five. Anthony Wayne, By order of the Commander in
Chief, Wm. H. Harrison, Aid de Camp.
520. WH Sat May 16, 1795: New-York, May 2. Extract
of a letter from a respectable officer in the Western Army, to his
Elizabeth-Town, dated Head-Quarters Grenville, Feb. 8, 1795. Peace
is the only topic of conversation here, as the Indians seem disposed
accept it on any terms. A deputation from all the hostile tribes, have
been with us, except the Shawanese and Delawares, they still hold out;
it is said they will come as soon as the cold weather is over. The Indians
themselves confess they are reduced to the greatest want and
distress. They say their most considerate counsellors have always been
opposed to the war, but the body of them have been misled by the
British, who constantly urged them to war, and never to bury the hatchet;
their eyes are at length opened, and the Great Spirit has shewn them
their error. Their interviews with the commander in chief were public,
and all the officers attended at those where they delivered their
speeches and wampum. The 10th of August has not only opened their eyes,
but made orators of some of them in the cause of peace; they staid
about ten or fifteen days, and were more anxious to return than usual,
being so pleased with the success of their embassy, that it hurried them
home with the glad tidings of peace. Previous to their departure they
signed the preliminaries to a treaty to be held here next June. Some
prisoners brought in with them say, they are in a state of starvation,
having no bread for more than four months; from this circumstance, the
United States will I think, have to support them next summer, for they
will take care to spin it out in the treaty; more than 3000 are
expected, I have been thus particular in this detail, as it is more than
probable you will have a great variety of contradictory reports; mine
you may confide in.
521. WH Sat May 16, 1795: Windham. Died, Deac. Jonathan
Martin, aged 87.
522. WH Sat May 16, 1795: Elijah Simons, jun. At his
store in Hampton, has the following goods, as cheap as the cheapest,
for sale, viz.
Broadcloths of different sorts, velvets, dove fancy-cord, olive dittto,
fustians and jeans, nankeens, kerseymere and stockinet, moreens,
taboreens, tabboretts, shalloons, durants and tammy, wildbore plain and
corded, book muslin, jaconet do. and muslinet, muslin and silk
handkerchiefs, chintz and calico, chintz, muslin and common shawls, silk
mitts, silk and cotton and worsted hose, Irish linens, satin, twilld
and plain mode, fashionable lutestrings, laces and edgings, sewing silks,
twist, quality and shoe-bindings, vellum, hair and common
ribbons, pins, needles, tape, taste, bibles writing-paper and wrapping
do. buckles, buttons of all sorts, gentlemen and ladies beaver,
and felt hats, a general assortment of ironmongery, cutlery, and sadlers
ware, shoe-makers tools of all sorts, a general assortment of
crockery and glass ware, and looking-glasses, pewter, brass, iron and
steel, prest and pig-tail Virginia tobacco, snuff, rum, brandy and gin,
loaf, lump and brown sugar, tea, coffee, and chocolate, alspice, pepper
and ginger, allum, copperas, logwood and redwood, raisins and rice, 2d,
3d, 4d, 6d, 8d, 10d, and 20d nails, 4d, 6d, and 8d brads, and many other
articles too tedious to mention. Hampton, 125h May, 1795.
523. WH Sat May 16, 1795: Broke into the inclosure
of the subscriber, the 14th inst. and now in the pound in the first
society of Windham,
three Mules, one a three-year-old, of a dun colour; the other are two-year-olds,
of a darkish brown colour. The owner is requested to pay
damages, and take them away. Benjamin Dyer. Windham, May 13, 1795.
524. WH Sat May 16, 1795: Taken up by the subscriber,
on Wednesday the 13th instant a dark-chestnut coloured Horse. The
owner is requested to pay charges and take him away. Nathaniel Carey.
Windham, May 15, 1795.
525. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Roll of the House of Representatives,
May, 1795 [for Windham and Tolland County]
County of Windham:
Windham, Mr. Timothy Larabee, Mr. Shubael Abbe.
Ashford, Mr. Esek Saunders, Mr. Thomas Huntington.
Brooklyn, Mr. James Eldridge.
Canterbury, Mr. Moses Cleaveland, Mr. Elisha Payne.
Hampton, Mr. Ebenezer Moseley.
Killingly, Mr. Sampson Howe, Mr. Ezra Hutchins
Lebanon, Mr. Asahel Clark, Mr. Daniel Tilden.
Mansfield, Mr. Daniel Crocker, Mr. Frederick Freeman.
Plainfield, Mr. William Pierce, Mr. Phineas Pierce.
Pomfret, Mr. Ebenezer Kingsbury, Mr. Lemuel ingols
Sterling, Mr. Anthony Brown
Thompson, Mr. Thaddeus Learned
Voluntown, Mr. Samuel Robbins
Woodstock, Mr. John Fox, Mr. John MClellan
County of Tolland:
Tolland, Mr. Daniel Edgerton, Mr. Samuel Ladd.
Bolton, Mr. Samuel Carver, Mr. Saul Alvord
Coventry, Mr. John Hale, Mr. Eleazer Pomeroy.
Ellington, Mr. Mathew Hyde
Hebron, Mr. Sylvester Gilbert, Mr. Elijah House
Somers, Mr. Reuben Sikes, Mr. Joshua Pomeroy
Stafford, Mr. John Phelps, Mr. Jesse Cady
Union, r. Samuel Crawford
Willington, Mr. John Johnson, Mr. Elisha Johnson
526. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Lexington, March 24. Extract
of a letter from an officer of respectability, dated Greenville,
A few days since, eleven Pottowattomie Chiefs and Warriors (representatives
of two hundred men) came to this post with overtures of peace; General Wayne
has accepted their offer. Preliminary articles have been signed. They have
returned to their homes, and will be at the general treaty in June. Shortly
after their arrival, six Delewares, with two women, came in with six horses
loaded with skins and furs; have traded them off much to their satisfaction,
and have gone to their hunting camp on White-River, where they intend planting
corn the ensuing spring. A number of Indian families have settled in the neighbourhood
of Fort Wayne.
527. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Windham. Married.
Mr. Thomas Bingham, to Miss Charlotte Flint.
528. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Windham. Died.
At New Haven, the 14th inst. the Rev. Dr. Stiles, President of Yale College.
529. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Roger Bulkeley, and Charles
Taintor, have just received a very large assortment of Goods, Consisting
Broadcloths, Cassimeres, Twilld Velvets, Thicksetts, Moreens, Jeans,
Durants, Black Russll, Callimancoes, a great variety of Callicoes &
Chintzes, striped, twilld, coloured and plain Nankeens, Jaconett
and Book Muslins, and Muslin Handkerchiefs, Sprigd Muslins, Muslinetts
and Dimities, Linens, Bandanno, Barcelon, Pullicat and Pocket Handerchiefs,
twilld and plain black Modes, Taffety and Black Sattin,green, pink,
white and blue Sarsnetts, worsted Florentine, Shawls, a large assortment
black and white Laces and Edgings, Silk Hose, Silk and Cotton do. ribd
and plain Cotton do. Gentlemen and Ladies Hats, Shoes, Gloves, Ribbons,
Buttons & Threads. A large assortment of Looking-Glasses, Hardware,
Brushes, Webbing, Gun Locks &c. &c. Also, Rum, Brandy, Gin, Sherry,
Lisbon and Malaga Wines, Molasses, Raisins, Hysop, Souchong and Bohea
Teas, warranted to be the first quality, Coffee, Cinnamon, Flotong Indigo,
and many other articles in the grocery line. All which will be sold very
cheap for Cash, or approved credit. Wanted, brown Tow-Cloth and Geese
Feathers. Windham, May 21, 1795.
530. WH Sat May 23, 1795: To Cover this season, at
the stable of Roswell Terry, in Lebanon, at three dollars and a half
the season, if paid down, pr a good note, to wait till fall, for
four dollars, the beautiful dark bay horse Hermit. Hermit was sired
by Joe Miller, the same horse that sired the Rover, also the Hunt
horse, formerly kept in this town. Joe Miller was imported by Brigadier
Ruggles. Hermits dame was imported by the same person. Said
horse will be at Mr. John Stanifords, in Windham, on Tuesday,
the 26th inst. at 9 oclock in the morning and continue there
two hours, from thence to Mr. Dan Storrss in Mansfield, where
he will stay four hours; from thence to Mr. Frederick Roses,
in Coventry, where he will continue til Wednesday morning, 9 oclock,
and from thence he will be taken to my stable in Lebanon, where
he will continue till Tuesday morning the 2d June, when he will perform
the above route again, and which will be continued in like manner, for
a fortnight, the season thro. Lebanon, May 21, 1795.
531. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Will cover this season, at
the stable of Thomas Barrows, in Mansfield, the beautiful dapple
grey horse called
Young Trumbull, five years old this spring, fifteen hands high, sired
by the noted Trumbull horse, which was sired by the famous Arabian horse,
called the Wyllys horse, of Hartford; his Dam part of the Narraganset
breed, which was sired by the Flying Buck. The terms are two dollars
the season, and six shillings the single leap, good attendance given
by Caleb T. Barrows. Mansfield May 14, 1795.
532. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Golden Farmer, Stands this
season at the stable of the subscriber in Ashford, Eastford Society,
for covering, at
the moderate price of six shillings the leap, or twelve shillings the
season. He is a just made horse, nearly full blooded, very lofty carriage,
runs fast, moves remarkably well, is of a handsome bay colour, fifteen
hands high, six years old this season, is very sure, and a good foal
getter. Also, a large likely Jack, that is very sure. The subscriber
will give four pounds cash for Mules of his propagation, at four months
old, on delivery, and more if very likely. [F.?] Averel. May 22, 1795.
533. WH Sat May 23, 1795: Taken up by the subscriber,
the 13th inst. a yearling Mule. The owner, by proving property, and
paying charges, may have it again. Levi Johnson, Jun. Windham, (Scotland
society), May 21, 1795.
534. WH Sat May 30, 1795: Lexington, April 4. On the
night of Tuesday, the 24th ult. a party of Indians broke into a house
in Clarke county,
about six miles from the Bourbon furnace, and killed three negreos; a
man, woman and child.
535. WH Sat May 30, 1795: Peter Webb, is now selling
at his store in Windham, as usual, at the lowest rate, A new and
general assortment of Goods, suitable for the season, viz. Fustians,
Jeans, Royal Ribs, striped and plain Nankeens, Jacket Patterns, chintz
and purple Shawls,
very beautiful Calicoes and Chintzes, Holland, striped Cottons, Muslins
for gowns, Dimity, a variety of cheap Fans, &c. &c. Amongst a
variety of Hard Ware, are plated Buckles and Tips for Bridles, very cheap,
Sheep Shears, sickles, Horse Fleams, a variety of Files, Saddlery Ware,
Iron and Steel, Pewter. Also, Rum of different kinds, Gin, Brandy, Loaf
and Brown Sugar, Tea, Spice, Copperas, Allum, Pipes, 4d. 10d. and 20d
Nails. Wool-Cards of the best kind, as usual. Wanted in pay for the above
articles, Butter, Cheese, Check Linen and Tow-Cloth, tanned Sheep Skins,
clean Cotton and Linen Rags, Geese Feathers, in a word all kinds of Country
Produce, and Money besides. Cash given for Bees-Wax. Windham, May 27,
536. WH Sat May 30, 1795: New Goods. Timothy Warren,
has this day received a fresh supply of European and India Goods,
Groceries, Crockery, &c. which in addition to what he had on hand
before, makes his assortment as large and compleat as any store in town,
and which he offers for sale at a very small advance. Windham, May 27,
537. WH Sat May 30, 1795: Frederick Stanley, has for
sale, an assortment of Fresh Goods, viz. Dry Goods, Hard Ware, Crockery
Groceries, which he offers on as low terms as can be procured in the
state, and Cash and almost every kind of produce will be taken in
payment; butter, cheese, geese feathers, bees-wax, and brown and white
tow-cloth of good quality, are particularly wanted by said Stanley, and
the highest market price will be given for each. Windham, 27 May, 1795.
538. WH Sat May 30, 1795: Jonathan Jennings, has just
received from New-York, and has now for sale, the following articles
of Goods, viz.
Broadcloths, Casimeers, Fustians, Florenteens, Nankeens, Rattinetts,
Moreens, Shalloons, Durants, Twist, Silks, Chintzes, Callicoes, Linens,
Muslins, Shawls, Cambricks, Lawns, Silk and Linen Handkerchiefs, Muslin
and Lawn do. striped and spotted Gauzes, Ribbons, Quality and Shoe-bindings,
Pins and Needles, Case-knives and Forks, Spurs, Scissors, Rasors, Penknives,
Shoe and Knee buckles, Bridle-bitts, Mens and Womens Stirrup-Irons,
Ink-stands, Ivory and Horn Combs, Coat & Vest Buttons, Temple Spectacles,
Candlesticks, Sad-Irons, Nail-Hammers, Chest-Locks, &c. &c. Also,
Rum, Brandy, Geneva, Wine, Molasses, Loaf and Brown Sugars, Hyson and
Bohea Teas, Coffee, Chocolate, Rice, Pepper, Alspice, Cinnamon, Cloves,
Indigo, Pearl-Ash, Snuff, Tobacco, Allum, Copperas, Long and Short Pipes,
Crockery and Glass Ware, &c. &c. The above Goods will be sold
at a low advance, for Cash, and almost all kinds of produce will be received
in payment. Cash given for Bees-Wax. Credit will be given to those who
will make payment at the time agreed on. Windham, May 29th, 1795.
539. WH Sat May 30, 1795: Roger Bulkeley & Charles
Taintor, Wish to purchase a quantity of White-Oak Barrel Staves.
Who have for sale, Bar-Iron suitable for Cart-Tire, and excellent
plating, by the hundred or less quantity. Windham, 27th May, 1795.
540. WH Sat May 30, 1795: To be sold, Joseph Whittemore,
in Mansfield, Silk-worm Eggs, by the thousand or less quantity.
541. WH Sat May 30, 1795: Just come to hand, and to
be sold at the Printing-Office, in Windham, Large and common bibles,
Guthries Grammar, Morses Geography, 2 vols. Do. abridgd
Enticks Pocket Dictionary, Memoirs of Queen France, do. Mrs. Coghlan,
Robertsons Hist. Charles V. 4 vols. Byrons Voyage, Sandford
and Merron, Charissa Harlow, Blind Child, Robinson Cruso, Book of Knowledge,
Moors Fables, Gentleman and Ladys Monitor, Pamela, Hist.
Holy Bible, Conquest Mexico, Adventures of Gil Blas, Chronicles of the
Kings of England, Economy of Human Life, Barlows Letter to the
People of Piedmont, Psalm-Books, Wattss Divine Songs, Columbia
Harmonist, Dilworths Arithmetic, Websters Institutes, Picture
Books for Children, Writing-Paper, Copy Slips, Wafers in Boxes, Black-leaf
Pencils, Slate do. Black and Red Ink-powder, &c. Watned, tanned Sheep-skins,
suitable for Book-Binding.