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WINDHAM COUNTY NEWSPAPERS : WINDHAM HERALD 1791-1795
322. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: Albany, October 16. Last week
arrived in this city from captivity in the Shawanese country, Jacob
Waldron and his wife. They made their escape from the Indians in
March last and came into Detroit; from thence, by Niagara and Genesee
to this place, on
323. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: Albany, October 16. By a gentleman
of respectibility from Canandarqua, we learn, that Col. Pickering
324. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: Windham. Col. Eleazer Fitch, formerly of this town, the custom officer at St. Johns, is said to have been too lenient to the illicit traders from the United States, and broken. Patrick Conroy now fills that office, and has adopted the most rigorous measures to prevent any illicit intercourse between the U. States and Canada. He is constantly attended by upwards of 50 dependants night and day, who guard all the avenues. Several persons have met with severe [losses?] since the new arrangements.
325. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: On Wednesday, 22 October,
the Rev. Ichabod Lord Skinner, was ordained to the pastoral care
of the church and
326. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: Drugs & Medicine. Benjamin
Dyer, has just received a fresh additional supply of Drugs and Medicine,
which he now offers for sale on the most reasonable terms, at his
Store in Windham, among which are the following, viz: Genuine Hoopers,
& Andersons Pills, best red and quilld Bark, Turlingtons
Balsam of Life, Hills Balsam of Honey, Godfreys Cordial, Stoughtons
327. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: The Subscriber has received a new and general assortment of Goods for the season, and will dispose of them at a small advance. Among which are Woolen Cloths, Chintzes, Calicoes, Muslins, Linens, &c. &c. A general assortment of Hard Ware and Crockery. Rum, Brandy, Gin, Loaf and Brown Sugar, Pepper, Alspice, Ginger, German Steel, &c &c. He will take in pay for the above Goods, good all wool home-made Cloth, check and white Flannel, whitened and brown Town-cloth, Butter, Cheese, Pork, Beef, Cash, &c. Wanted, clean Cotton and Linen Rags. Cash given for Bees-wax. Peter Webb. Windham, October 30, 1794.
328. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: Timothy Warren, Has this day received a large and fresh Assortment of Indian and European Goods, adapted to the season; among which are; Scarlet & other colourd Broadcloth, Elasticks, Cassimeers, Plain and Elastic Coatings, Flannels, Velvets, Thicksetts, Black Ruffell and Calimancoe, Shalloons, Dorants, Lastings, Wildbores, Crapes, Poplins, Moreens, Taboritts, A large assortment of Chintzes, Calicoes and Bed Furniture. Shawls, Linens, Muslins, Cambricks, Lawns, Losestrings, Sattins, A variety of Fur Trimmings, Ladies Beaver Hats. With an Assortment of Hard Ware, Crockery, &c &c. Likewise, The Best of Rum, Brandy, Geneva, Lisbon and Teneriff Wine, Loaf and Brown Sugar, Molasses, fresh Hyson, Souchong and Bohea Tea of the first quality, Raisins, Cinnamon, Pepper, Alspice, Ginger, Cotton Wool, Maxwells best Snuff, Paper & Pigtail Tobacco, Codfish, Rice, Coffee, Chocolate, French and Carolina Indigo, and many other good things, which for their quality or cheapness, no store in this town exceeds. Windham, 31st October, 1794.
329. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: Good Liver-Oil, by the gallon, to be sold by John Carey. Windham, Octob. 29, 1794.
330. WH Sat Nov 1, 1794: It must give pleasure to every well-wisher of America, to hear of the different manufactures setting up in the Union: at Fairhaven, in Vermont, a paper-mill has been erected by Col. Lyon, at which, wrapping paper, not inferior to any, has been made from the bark of the bass wood tree.
331. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Philadelphia, Oct 28. Extract of a letter, dated Camp at Bedford, October 19. The light horse having brought in 14 of the ringleaders, one of whom is a Lucas, who was a sergeant in the Pennsyvlania line at the time of the revolt. Had he been hanged then, we should not have had the trouble of doing it now. General Morgan had entered their country by the side of Restone. We have 5000 men at this place, and the same number at Campden; all in good spirits.
332. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Dr. Barrow and Dr. Watson, have each of them been committed to Newgate by the Right Honourable lord Mayor of London, for having in their possession, several seditious writings, with an intent to publish them.
333. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: From a Dublin paper of 3d
Sept. Alarming Emigration. The emigrations from every part
of this country to the
334. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Whitestown, October 22. A
gentleman of veracity from the westward informs, that Brandt, the
335. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Badger and Webb, Have received
a general assortment of fall and winter Goods, which they will sell
336. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Wanted A sprightly Lad, 14 to 16 years of age, six months, to attend a tavern, &c. For terms enquire of the subscriber, innkeeper in Windham. John Staniford. Nov. 6th, 1794.
337. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Notice is hereby given, that
the hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham hath allowed
six months from this date for the creditors to the estate of Mr.
George Martin, late of Hampton, deceased, to bring in their claims
to the subscriber, for
338. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: To be sold at Public Vendue,
as the law directs, so much of the real estate of Benjamin Walker,
jun. of Ashford,
339. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: The members of the library
Co. in (first society) Windham, are desired to meet on Monday the
10th November inst.
340. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: The inhabitants of the first
society in Windham, are hereby notified, that their annual Society
Meeting will be
341. WH Sat Nov 8, 1794: Just published at this Office,
price 6d. A Sermon, Preached, October 1, 1794. At the Ordination
of the Rev. Elijah
342. WH Sat Nov 15, 1794: Last Monday evening, a large
Barn, full of hay, grain, &c. the property of Mr. Elijah Mason,
in Lebanon, was
343. WH Sat Nov 15, 1794: One Hundred Farms for sale
in lot from one to two hundred acres, in the town of Unadell, in
the county in Otsego,
344. WH Sat Nov 22, 1794: Frederick-Town, Nov. 5. On Saturday evening last an express arrived at Hagars-Town, from the westward, with the melancholy intelligence of the death of Mr. Elliot. That gentleman was shot, by a party of Indians, on Monday the 6th of October last within 6 miles of Fort Hamilton. The particulars of this unfortunate affair, we have not yet been able to learn.
345. WH Sat Nov 22, 1794: To be Sold, A new dwelling-house,
and five acres and one half of land, pleasantly situated in Pomfret,
346. WH Sat Nov 22, 1794: For Sale. A Farm lying in
Coventry, in the first society, pleasantly situated at the head of
the great pond,
347. WH Sat Nov 22, 1794: We the subscribers being
appointed by the hon. court of probate, for the district of Pomfret
on the 4th day of
348. WH Sat Nov 22, 1794: Strayed from the subscriber some time in May last, a dark red one year old Steer a little white on the rump, no ear mark: whoever will receive and give information so that he may be had, shall be well rewarded by, John Robinson, Coventry, Nov. 10, 1794.
349. WH Sat Nov 22, 1794: Dr. Danas Ordination
Sermon is now published, and ready to be delivered to the inhabitants
of the first
350. WH Sat Nov 29, 1794: Extract of a letter from
a gentleman in London, dated September 12th, 1794. Two unfortunate
victims (Watt and
351. WH Sat Nov 29, 1794: Whitestown, Nov. 5. And Satan came also among them. A gentleman directly from Canandarquie, informs, that 1600 Indians had come in to the treaty on Monday fennight; and also, that Wm. Johnson a British Indian agent, and a Mr. Sreet, the Indian interpreter, from Niagara, were also there; and had found means to collect 26 chiefs in a bye place, and were haranguing of them in the most eloquent and flattering manner, when discovered by the inhabitants; they were using the most persuasive arts together with offers of large presents, to induce the Indians to turn their arms against the United States. The meeting broke up in a disorderly manner. The inhabitants were greatly exasperated at this insolent conduct of British agents; and it is said they gave out, that if Col. Pickering did not cause their arrest, they would inflect upon them the Yankee punishment of tar & feathers.
352. WH Sat Nov 29, 1794: Windham.
353. WH Sat Nov 29, 1794: The Brethren of Moriah Lodge, are desired to meet at the dwelling-house of brother Nathan Grosvenor, in Pomfret, on Wednesday the 3d day of December next, at 9 oclock A.M. Per order of the worshipful master. Luther Paine, Secry. Canterbury, 25th Nov. 1794.
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