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WINDHAM COUNTY NEWSPAPERS : WINDHAM HERALD 1791-1795
691. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Just received, and to be Sold at this Office, (Price Two shillings and Eight-pence) Gods Awful Warnings, To a Giddy, Careless, Sinful World. Being a Revealed Knowledge of the Prophecies and Times, Particularly of the present time, the present war, and the prophecy now fulfilling, (year of the world 5913.) Written under the direction of the Lord God, And published by his sacred Command, by Richard Brothers.
692. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Port Republic Bridge, To be
erected in South Carolina. Carpenters, and labourers, who can be
recommended for their industry, may find employ for the winter season,
in erecting Port Republic Bridge. The terms may be known by applying
to Jabez Hazen, of Windham, or the subscriber in Norwich. Application
must be made immediately, as the subscriber expects to sail in a
few days. Richard
693. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that the hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham, hath allowed six months, from the 26th of September, 1795, for the creditors to the estate of John Salter, Esq., late of Mansfield, deceased, to exhibit their claims against said estate, properly attested, or be debarred a recovery. John Salter, Admr.
694. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Broke into the enclosure of
the subscriber, the 12th of October, a year old mule, of a lightish
colour. The owner is
695. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Good Saltpetre, made and sold by John Brown, Windham.
696. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: List of Letters remaining in the Post-Office Pomfret, October 28, 1795. Polly Plank, Pomfret. Hadlock Marcey, Esq., Ebenezer Tuttle, John Holbrook, Jesse Penniman, Woodstock. Jonathan Russell, John Fuller, Joseph Jewet, Thompson. Rufus Stebbens, Ashford. Abijah Sessions, Union. Doct. Trumbull Dorrance, Hampton. Sampson Howe, Esq. Killingly. Lemuel Grosvenor, P.M.
697. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Extract of a letter from a
gentleman in New-York to his friend in Hartford, dated Oct. 26. We
have the pleasure
698. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Windham. Married, at Canterbury, Mr. Thomas Spalding, aged 76, to Mrs. Amey Smith aged 55.
699. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Windham, Died, at Pomfret, on Monday the 26th ult. in the midst of an useful and active life, Dr. Jedediah Ensworth, __at 37; and on Wednesday his remains were interred. A sermon pertinent to the occasion, was delivered by the Rev. Walter Lyon, to a large concourse. The Brothers of Moriah Lodge, of which he was an officer, esteemed and respected, attended with their usual badges, and performed the obsequies with a decorum and respect due to a worthy brother. A short, but comprehensive eulogium was pronounced at the grave, by brother Wm. P. Cleaveland. The tokens of respect manifested on the mournful event, evinces the regret of a feeling public who sincerely sympathize with the afflicted widow, children and relations in the loss of an affectionate husband, parent, brother and friend.
700. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: The subscriber begs leave
to inform the publick, ,that he carries on the Auger-making business
as usual in the
701. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: Ran away from the subscriber
on the night following the 25th inst. an Apprentice boy, named Joseph
702. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: The Brethren of Moriah Lodge,
are hereby notified to meet at the dwelling house of brother Nathan
703. WH Sat Nov 7, 1795: The Proprietors of Windham
(first society) library are desired to meet at Mr. John Stanifords
on Tuesday next, 5
704. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: Augusta, (Geor.) Oct. 10. Extract of a letter from a gentleman of veracity, in Washington county, dated October 3. We arrived at Carrs Bluff on Monday morning, where we found that the evening before there had been a skirmish between some white people and 8 Indians; hear that place we saw one white man killed, one mortally, and several others slightly wounded; we were fully satisfied that 7 Indians were killed and thrown into the river, only one escaped. I never saw the frontiers more alarmed; I have just cause to believe, there are no less than 29 Indians killed in the same manner, and am well informed of a scout being out at present endeavouring to find more. This the Indians bring on themselves; they come over the line among the settlements, insult the people, and endeavour to plunder and murder them.
705. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: The following is a recent
instance of a persons changing his colour. Richard Moss, of
Virginia, about 40 years
706. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: Windham. Married, at Lebanon, Mr. Ralph Badlock [or Badcock], to Miss Polly Kingsbury.
707. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: We the subscribers being
by the hon. court of probate for the district of Windham, appointed
commissioners to receive and examine the claims of the creditors
to the estate of Mr. Roswell Terry, late of Lebanon, in Windham county,
708. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: Drugs & Medicine. Benjamin
Dyer, has lately received a fresh additional supply of Genuine Drugs &
Medicine. Which he now offers for sale on the lowest terms, at his Store
in Windham, Among which are the following: Genuine Lockyers Hoopers
and Andersons Pills; Turlingtons Balsam of Life; Batemans
Pectoral Drops; Godfreys Cordial; Hills Balsam of Honey;
Stoughtons Elixir; Batemans Cordial Elixir; Duffys
Elixir; Frounchs Elixir; Eatons Cordial Styptic; British
Oil; Harlem Oil; Essence Pepper Mint; Essence Burgamot; Essence Lemon;
Oil Cinnamon; Oil Cloves; Oil Lavender; Hungary Water, Rose Water, Lavender
Water, per bottle; Huxhams tinct. of the [bark?]; Best Red, Yellow,
and Common Bark; Glaubers Salts; Crem Tartar; Opium; Camphor; Columbia
Root; Borax; Jalap; Sena; Castor; Flor. Suphur; Quassia Root; Flakely
and Common Manna; Aether Vittiol; Flor. Zinc; Gum K[ino?]; Caphalic Snuff;
Hair Pencils; Sorted Tooth Brushes; Ivory and Pewter Syringes; Tooth
Instruments; Surgeons Needles Smelling Bottles; Horse Fleams;
Gold, Silver, and Brass Leaf; London, Birmingham, Shell and Spring Lancets.
Likewise, Tamarinds, Raisins, Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmegs, Alspice, Pepper,
Rosin, English Glue, Brimstone, Common Varnish, Sealing-Wax, Wafers,
Ink-Powder, pomatum, Black-Ball Crucibles,
709. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: The subscriber hereby gives
notice that he will be at Windham, from the 16th to the last of the
present month, for
710. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: For Sale. A valuable farm
lying in Coventry, (first society), about one mile and three quarters,
north of the
711. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: Notice is hereby given, that
the honorable court of probate for the district of Pomfret, hath
allowed six month
712. WH Sat Nov 14, 1795: Wanted. An active boy, about 14 or 15 years of age, as an apprentice to the Taylors trade; who may depend on good treatment and employment, by applying to Nathan Dresser, jun. Pomfret. Nov. 9th, 1795.
713. WH Sat Nov 21, 1795: Windham. Last Wednesday afternoon,
Ann, a negro girl between 12 and 13 years of age, was commuted to
the goal in this town, for the murder of a child about 5 years old,
daughter of Mr. _____ Clark, of Pomfret. The deed was perpetrated
on Tuesday evening, about dusk, while the rest of the family were
absent. It seems by the confession of the negro, that the child had
affronted her, while at
714. WH Sat Nov 21, 1795: Windham. A very singular
instance of mortality has lately happened in the family of Mr. William
715. WH Sat Nov 21, 1795: Windham. Married.
716. WH Sat Nov 21, 1795: Bulkeley & Taintor, have just received from Boston, a fresh supply of Goods, consisting of Baizes, Coatings, Serges, Flannels, Kersimeres, Forest-cloths, a great variety of Chintz Shalls, Ladies Shoes and Slippers, Callicoes and Chintzes, Vest Shapes, Humhums, Camblets, striped and plain Wildbores, and many other articles in the Dry Goods line. Also, Ginger, Chocolate, Loaf and Brown Sugar, Wines, Brandy, &c &c. Windham, 17th Nov. 1795.
717. WH Sat Nov 21, 1795: Came into the inclosure of
the subscriber, the 11th of November instant, a dark brown or black
Mare, three years old, about 14 hands high, paces and trots, shod
before. The owner is desired to prove property, pay charges, and
take her away. Samuel
718. WH Sat Nov 28, 1795: At the Annual Convention
of the Fellows of the Medical Society of the State of Connecticut,
holden at the
Doctors Eliakim Fish, Lemuel Hopkins, and Mason F. Cogswell, for the county of Hartford.
Doctors Obadiah Hotchkiss, Bildad Beach, and Elijah Munson, for the county of New-Haven.
Doctors Theophilus Rogers, Elihu Merwin, and Philemon Tracey, for the county of New-London.
Doctors Joseph Trowbridge, James E. Beach, and William Shelton, for the county of Fairfield.
Doctors Joseph Baker, Jonathan Hall, and Jared Warner, for the county of Windham.
Doctors Joseph Sheldon, Nathaniel Perry, and Jesse Carrington, for the county of Litchfield.
Doctors Ebenezer Tracey, Elisha Phelps, and William B. Hall, for the county of Middlesex.
Doctors Jeremiah West, Asa Hambleton, and William Grosvenor, for the county of Tolland.
719. WH Sat Nov 28, 1795: A few days since, the wife
of Mr. John Pray, in the State of New-York, was delivered of her
fourth child (within less than 18 months) two of them sons and two
daughters; all hearty promising children. Query - are not the father
and other entitled to a
720. WH Sat Nov 28, 1795: Windham. Died, at Lebanon, Capt. Elijah Tisdale, aged 74.
721. WH Sat Nov 28, 1795: The subscribers being by
the hon. court of probate for the district of Pomfret, appointed
commissioners to examine the claims of the creditors to the estate
of Mr. Caleb Lyon, late of Woodstock, deceased, represented insolvent,
give notice that six months from the 30th day of September last,
are allowed to the creditors to exhibit their claims, and that we
shall attend said business at the
722. WH Sat Nov 28, 1795: The inhabitants of the Town of Windham, that have accounts for support of the poor, and repairs of bridges the year past, are desired to exhibit them to the selectmen at Maj. John Ripleys, on Monday next, at 10 oclock.
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