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280. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: Albany, Sept. 11. On Monday last arrived in this city from Michelemackenack, via Detroit and Niagara, James Niel, an inhabitant of Beardstown county, Kentucky, and one of the packhorse men employed by the contractors to general Wayne’s army. He says he was taken by the indians at the attack on fort Recovery, stripped of his clothing and carried a journey of three weeks west, into the interior of their country; that during the march he was twice tied up to be burnt, but some casualty happened each time which prevented it. On his arrival at Michelmakenack he was ransomed by Capt Boyle, commanding at that post, from whom he obtained a pass to Detroit where he
obtained another pass to Niagara from colonel England; at Niagara governor Simcoe renewed his pass, and gave him liberty to return home, and 11 dollars to bear his expences. He confirms the account in our paper of Thursday last, of the defeat of the indians at the Miami, and says several white people were with the indians, as he saw sundry of them who were wounded brought into Detroit, while he was there. He also says that Simon Girty and a son of colonel Mageee, who lives at the Rapids of the Miami, commanded the indians ; that Girty publickly declared, that he took of Captain Gibson’s scalp.

281. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: On Wednesday the first instant, the Rev. Elijah Waterman, was ordained to the pastoral care of the first church and society in this town. The religious exercises of the day were introduced with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Strong, of Norwich. The Rev. Dr. Dana, of New-Haven delivered a learned and ingenious sermon, from Titus II. 11. 15, replete with the genuine sentiments of christian candor. The Rev. Mr. Lee, of Lisbon, made a consecrating prayer. The Rev. Mr. Whitney, of Brooklyn, gave the charge. The Rev. Mr. Brockway, of Lebanon, gave the right-hand of fellowship and the Rev. Mr. Murdock, made the concluding prayer. The music of the day gave universal
satisfaction, and was well adapted to the occasion. As the day was pleasant, a very great concourse of people assembled, who conducted with great decency and propriety. From an apprehension that the galleries would give way, an alarm was occasioned for a few minutes. No injury was however done, except that two or three persons were hurt by jumping out of the windows.

282. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: By a gentleman who left New-Haven on Monday last, we are informed, that the malignant disorder prevailing in that place, had become more alarming than at any period since its first appearance. The number of deaths for several days previous to his leaving New-Haven, amounted to 13 or 14, and about forty persons were then down with the disorder.

283. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: Just Received, and For Sale by Dwight Ripley, a fresh supply of Drugs & Medicine, among which are the following, viz. Best red and quill’d Bark, Columbo Root, Gum Camphor, Castor, Gum Myrrh, Borax, Opium, Zeuk or Spelter, genuine Hooper’s, Anderson’s and Lockyer’s Pills, Eaton’s Balsam Styptic, Bateman’s Cordial Elixir, Bateman’s Pectoral Drops, British Oil,
Balsam Honey, Ess. Pepper Mint, Burgamot and Lavender, Godfrey’s Cordial, Turlington’s Balsam Life, a variety of Surgeon’s and Teeth Instruments, Lancets, Ivory and Pewter Syringes, Gold, Silver, and Brass Leaf, &c. Likewise, White and Red Lead, Spanish Brown and White, Venetian Red, Stone, Spruce, Patent and King’s Yellow, Fine Umber, Prussian Blue, Vermillion, Verdigrease, Brown Pink, Flake White, Lampblack, Dutch Pink, Strewing and Common Smalt, India Red, White Vitriol, Sugar Lead, Spirits Turpentine, &c. Also, Logwood,
Fustic and Cam-wood, ground and in the stick, Madder, Red Sanders, Redwood, Nicaragua, Nutgalls, Allum, Copperas, Oil Vitriol, Aqua Fortis, Anatto, Blue Vitriol, Spanish and Carolina Indigo of the best quality, Press Papers, Jacks, &c. &c. The above articles will be sold reasonable for Cash or most kinds of Produce. Norwich-Landing, Sept. 26, 1794.

284. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: Strayed from the subscriber some time in July last, a small red white fac’d two year old Steer, also a red and white one year old Heifer, and a black, one year old Bull. Whoever will secure and give information, so that they may be had, shall be well rewarded by Diah Hebard. Windham, Oct. 1st, 1794.

285. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: Advertisement. Stolen from the pasture of the subscriber in Coventry, in the state of Rhode Island, on the night following the 2_st day of August last, a four year old Horse, of a dark bay colour, with a dark streak on his back, and a white spot in his face; his face hollowing between his eyes and nose; the bone on the near side of his head larger than the bone on the off side; hath some white hair on his right thigh, about thirteen hands three inches high, both paces and trots. Whoever will secure the Horse and Thief, and return them to the subscriber, shall receive Twenty Dollars reward, and for the Horse only Ten Dollars reward, and all necessary charges paid by John Rice. Coventry, (R.I.) Oct. 1, 1794.

286. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: Came into the enclosure of the subscriber the 25th ult. a red white faced Bull Calf; also, a red Heifer Calf; no artificial mark. The owner is desired to pay charges and take them away. Jacob Hovey. Windham, 1st October, 1794.

287. WH Sat Oct 4, 1794: Strayed or stolen from the lot of Mr. Alfred Elderkin, in Windham, on the first instant, a sorrel Horse, midling size, light mane and tail, natural trotter, four years old, off hind foot cracked, shod round, a small white spot on the nose, a crown or curl the off side of his neck under the mane. Whoever will take up said horse, send him to the subscriber or give intelligence that he may be found, shall be handsomely rewarded by Elisha Moseley. Hampton, October 3, 1794.

288. WH Sat Oct 11, 1794: New-Haven, October 1. New-Haven, Sept. 30th, 1794. The Committee, to make weekly reports of Death and the state of the Sickness in this city, certify that the following persons have died since their last report, viz.
24th. Mr. George Cook, aged 44 years, Putrid Fever.
Amos Morrison, 19 years, ditto
A son of Mr. Heaton Huggins, 2 years, ditto
25th. Mr. Jeremiah Townsend, jun. 60 years, Consumption.
26th. Stephen Herrick, jun. 19 years, Putrid Fever
Dearing Phipps, 12 years, ditto
Miss Betsey Mansfield, 39 years, ditto
27th. Mrs. Abigail Perit, 81 years, ditto
Mrs. _____ Albro, 49 years, ditto
Miss Sarah Pratt, 15 years, ditto
28th. The wife of Capt. Jon’th. Sabin, 39 years, ditto
The wife of Capt. Wm. Pluymert, 56 years, ditto
29th. The wife of Mr. Nath’l. Joselin, 57 years, ditto
Mr. John Albro, 51 years, ditto
Miss Sarah Gourley, 15 years, ditto
Mr. Sam’l Post, (of Philadelphia), 34 years, ditto
30th. Mr. James Rice, 65 years, ditto
The wife of Mr. Joseph Eells, 49 years, ditto
They further certify, that there are 15 persons sick with the Putrid Fever, 8
of whom are getting better; 4 are dangerous; and that the Fever has not arrived
to a Crisis with the other 3. And that there is but one person sick of the
Fever, in all that part of the city, North of George, and West of Union
Streets. Eneas Munson, Henry Daggett.

289. WH Sat Oct 11, 1794: New-London, Oct. 9. James Hart, lately mentioned in the gazette to have been committed to prison, as the supposed perpetrator of an attempt upon the life of his wife, has received his trial, and condemned to 15 months confinement, in New-gate prison.

290. WH Sat Oct 11, 1794: The following statement of the sickness __
New-Haven, on Thursday evening the 2d inst. was handed us by a correspondent, for the information of the friends and acquaintance of the sick. Grace Brintnall, Betsy Phipps; dangerous. Mr. Jocelin, a little better. Thomas Awater’s wife, Mr. Eddy, Polly Smith; no better. Mrs. Spencer, Miss Hoadley, James Robertson; much better. Dr. Hotchkiss, Mrs. Uria Tuttle, wife of Sam’l Forbes, Featon Huggins; taken this day. Job Perit, died this evening. Dr. Hubbard, died at Hartford yesterday. One of Capt. Brintnall’s daughters buried to-day, and a child of Stephen Ford, from the farms.

291. WH Sat Oct 11, 1794: Cash given for Flax-Seed, by the Subscribers, at their Store in Ashford, A. Knowton & Sons. October 3, 1794.

292. WH Sat Oct 11, 1794: Notice is hereby given to the creditors to the estate of the late Shubael Conant, of Mansfield deceased, that the hon. court of probate, for the district of Windham, has allowed six months from the date hereof, for said creditors to bring in their claims against said estate to the subscriber. Those who neglect, will be debarred a recovery. All persons indebted to said estate, are requested to make immediate payment. Anna Conant, Executrix. Mansfield, 11th Oct. 1794.

293. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: New-Haven, October 8. New Haven, Octo. 7, 1794. The Committee to make weekly report of the deaths and the state of the sickness in this city, certify. That the following persons have died since their last report, viz.
Oct. 1. Miss Dolly Brin[toal?], age 14, Putrid Fever
Oct. 2. Mr. Job Perit, age 43, ditto
A daughter of Mr. Harrison, age 8, Consumption.
Oct. 6. Mr. Heaton Huggins, 26 years, Putrid Fever.
Mr. Samuel Pratt, 46 years, ditto.
Mr. Aner Adye, 35 years, ditto.
Mrs. Mix, wife of Mr. Joseph Mix, 19 years, Childbed Fever.
We further certify, That there are 12 persons sick with the fever, 3 of whom are dangerous, 6 are better, and that the fever has not arrived to a crisis with the others. And that one only of the above list have been taken sick within the last three days. They further certify, that Doct. Hotchkiss, who is in a fair way of recovery, is the only person sick of the fever within the nine original squares of the city. Eneas Munson, Henry Daggett, Simeon Baldwin.

294. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: The General Assembly of this State convened at New-Haven, on Thursday the 9th inst. but on account of the prevalent sickness there, adjourned to Middletown, where they met the 10th inst. and proceeded to business. David Daggett, Esq. was chosen speaker, Samuel W. Dana, Esq. and Roger Griswold, Esq. clerks.

295. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Married.
Mr. Andrew Edgerton, to Miss Nancy Webb.
At Mansfield, Dr. Nathan Arnold, to Mrs. Jane Cleaveland.


296. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: A Post-Office is established in this town, and is connected with the other Post Offices in the United States, through a Post-Office at Hartford and Norwich. The post, with the mail from Windham to Hartford, meets the stage from Norwich for Hartford, at Lebanon, on Mondays at 8 o’clock, A.M. exchanges mails and returns to Windham by 10 o’clock; and again, with the mail from Windham to Norwich, meets the stage on its return from Hartford, on Tuesdays at 2 o’clock P.M. exchanges mails, returns immediately. The mail for Hartford, closes at this office, on Sunday evenings, at eight o’clock, and for Norwich, on Tuesdays, at twelve o’clock. The above
arrangement will commence on Monday next, and continue till the first Monday after the 15th April 1795. John Bynre, P.M.

297. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Staves and Heading, wanted by the Subscriber a few good Staves, Heading and Hoop-poles: for which a generous price will be given, by Ebenezer Linkon. Windham. October 14, 1794.

298. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: For Sale, a yoke of five year old working Oxen, a milch Cow, and two good saddle Horses. Whoever wishes to purchase may have a good bargain, by applying soon to Jona. Dimmick. Mansfield, Oct. 14, 1794.

299. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Samuel Willard, At his Medical and Grocery Store in Stafford, has just received from New-York, a large and extensive assortment of genuine Drugs and Medicines, selected from the latest importations, which he now offers for sale on the most reasonable and accommodating terms. Also, a variety of Groceries; Among which articles the following are enumerated, viz.
Hooper’s, Lockyer’s and Anderson’s Pills, British Oil, Turlington’s Balsam of Life.
Essence of Peppermint, Bateman’s Drops, Radcliffe’s and Daffy’s Elixir, Hill’s Balsam of Honey, Godfrey’s Cordial, (Elixir, Fraunces’ Female Elixir, Bateman’s Cordial purging Sago, Salep, Pearl Barley, Roll Brimstone, Flowers of Sulphur, Salt-petre, Pearl-ash, Simple and double Aqua Fortis, Aqua Regia, Highly concentrated Spirits of Nitre, Oranges and Orange Flower Water, Oil of Rhodiam, Eau de Luce, Bergamot,
Essence of lemons, Oil of Oranges, & other Perfumery.
Crown and Country Lancets.
Surgeon’s Instruments in elegant Morocco Cases, Uterine and common Ivory and Pewter Syringes, Trocars, Elastic Catheters, &c.
Also, The following modern Medicines, lately introduced into practice, viz. Vitriolic Aether, Gum-Rine, Dolichos Pruriens or Cowitch Taepioca, Digitalis or Fox-glove, Lignum Quassise, Cort. Simarouba, Antipertussis and Dalby’s Carminative.
Groceries, &c. viz. Madiera, Sherry, Port, Lisbon, Malaga, and Teneriffe [Tenerise?] Wines, by the keg or gallon. Best of Coniac Brandy, Holland Gin, St. Croix Rum. Loaf and Brown Sugar. Coffee, Chocolate, Hyson, Souchong and Bohea Teas. Best Turkey Figs, Raisins, Tamarinds, Rice, Ginger, Pepper, Allspice, Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmegs, Mace, Pigtail Tobacco, Snuff, Shaving Soap, &c.
Painters’ Colours. White and Red Lead, Spanish Whiting, Spruce and Patent Yellow, Spanish Brown, Venetian Red, Umber, Verdigrise, Vermillion, Prussian Blue, Ivory-__ck, Rose Pink, and a variety of small Paints. Linseed-Oil, Putty, Spirits of Turpentine, Copal and Common Varnish, Lytharge, Rosin, Painters’ Brushes, Sugar of lead, White Vitriol, Gum Juniper, Camel’s Hair Pencils, &c.
Dying-Materials. Redwood, Logwood, Fustic, Ground Camwood, Red Saunders, Nicaragua Wood, Madder, Galls of Aleppo, Otter, Cochineal, Argyle, Copperas, Allum, Oil of Vitriol, Roman Vitriol, Best Spanish __ Indigo, Carolina, do.
Miscellaneous Articles, viz. Junk Bottles, Vials, Vial and Bottle Corks, Crucibles, Gallipots, Pungent English Smelling Bottles, Common do. Court Plaister, Gum Shalac, Spirits of Salt, 6 by 8 and 7 by 9 Window Glass, Wood-Cards, Felt Hats, Silver-plated fashionable shoe-Buckles, Webster’s
Grammatical Institute, 1st, 2d and 3d parts, Writing Paper, Sealing-wax and Wafers, Apothecaries’ Sieves, Iron Mortars of different sizes, for Apothecaries and Physicians.
Cash, Butter, Lard, Tallow, Bees-Wax, and several other articles of Produce, will be received in payment. Cash paid for Bees-wax and clean Cotton and Linen Rags.
The above articles can be recommended as good of their kind.
As the Wines were purchased with a particular reference to the accommodation of the Sick and Infirm, the utmost care was taken to procure those that were really genuine and unadulterated.
The strictest attention will be paid to the orders and prescriptions of his brethren in the Medical line, and the smallest favours acknowledged with gratitude.
Stafford, Oct. 9, 1794.

300. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: To Be Sold, That elegant situation opposite to Doct’r. Elisha Lord’s in Pomfret, Abington Society; a good House, Barn, and a Merchant’s Shop, with one acre and 45 rods of Land; and a well on the same that never fails. Said place is a good stand for a Merchant or a Mechanick. Terms will be known by applying to the Subscriber, who lives on the premises. Elisha Lord, Jun. Pomfret, Oct. 11th, 1794.

301. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Strayed from the Subscriber, about the middle of September last ten sheep marked with a staple the upper side of the left-ear. Whoever will take up said Sheep, or give information where they may be had, shall be well rewarded by me the subscriber. John Fuller, Jun. Hampton, October 10th 1794.

302. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: The hon. court of probate, for the district of Pomfret, hath allowed six months from the sixth day of October inst. for the creditors to the estate of Capt. Elijah Sharpe, late of Pomfret, deceased, to bring in their claims for settlement. Those who neglect to bring them in before the expiration of said term, will be debarred of any recovery. Elias Sharpe, Adm’r. Pomfret, Oct. 11, 1794.

303. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: The hon. court of probate for the district of Pomfret hath allowed the term of six months from the 7th of October, 1794 for the creditors to the estate of Mr. Samuel Allen, late of Ashford deceas’d to exhibit their claims properly attested to the subscriber, or be debarred a recovery. Jonathan Chaffee, adm.

304. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Remedy for the Putrid Fever. To the Printers of the Sherbourne Mercury. “Gentlemen, As Putrid Fevers, (especially at this time) are very prevalent in different parts of the kingdom, it were to be wished that every person knew and attended to the following fact, viz. That Yeast or Barm, to the quantity of three or four spoonfuls hath been exhibited in Putrid cases, with the most singular success, so that patients in the extremity of this very contagious and most fatal disease, have been seen almost instantly to have recovered from a dying state to perfect safety. N.B. This simple but very efficacious remedy hath been recently discovered and applied by a very
benevolent and worthy clergyman, the Rev. Edmund Cartwright; and it is to be hoped that the gentlemen of the faculty, and those of the clergy, who have frequent recess to the sick, will neither despise, or neglect such an invaluable discovery. Probably it will be expedient to use a little warm water to wash the Yeast down the patient’s throat; and to administer at the intermediate hours, and as useful auxiliaries a few of the customary and the most efficacious antesceptic cordials and draughts. The substance of this paragraph, is extracted from the 302 page of the monthly Review for March 1794, and is now presented for public inspection and the relief of the afflicted, by Philanthropus.

305. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Cash given for Flax-Seed, by the Subscriber, at their Store in Ashford, A. Knowlton & Sons, October 3, 1794.

306. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Just published and to be sold at this office, price 1s. An Address to the Rev. Moses C. Welch, Containing an Answer to his Reply to the Correspondent, with some observations respecting certain late extraordinary transactions at Woodstock. By the Correspondent.

307. WH Sat Oct 18, 1794: Particulars of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Extract of a letter from Naples, beginning June 17, and ending June 21, 1794. On Sunday the 15th June I was called to witness the grandest and most awful sight, I ever beheld. It was about eleven at night; and the eruption I imagine, had burst forth about twenty minutes previous to the time of my seeing it. It was on the side of the mountain much below its crater. A few minutes before the fire and smoke were visible, a violent shock of earth was felt, sufficient to wring the bells of the houses and shake the doors and windows. When I first saw it, it had the appearance of an immense column of fire arising out of an aperture of the earth of a wonderful size; the fire was not, or had not the appearance of being thrown up by jets or coup fur cour, but one continued body
of gerbe. The volume of smoke greatly exceeded even what could in any possible manner be expected from such a body of fire, and owing to the direction it took, we never lost sight of the summet of mount Vesuvius, or of Semma, the opposite mountain, which heightened the beauty and grandeur of the scene. The lava broke out in many places at the sides, and it is said from 36 different openings; these soon uniting to one great river of fire, flowed with great rapidity towards Torre de la Graeco, a town at the foot of the mountain, on the sea shore. In its way to this town, it at one time took a direction that threatened the town of Portica, but happily did not reach it. The stream of lava was the whole time a tremendous sight: the throws from the mountain, the explosions like thunder, and shocks of the earth were repeated at very small intervals. At three I ventured to bed; but at five the house shook so much, the windows and doors rattled, and the bells rang to that degree, that I thought it adviseable to get up again. The scene was now entirely changed: No Vesuvius, no fire, no smoke, no lava to be seen, the whole atmosphere was charged with ashes, and the powder from them lay an inch thick in the streets; the explosions and shocks were less violent, but the sun was obscured by the ashes the greatest part of Monday the 16th of June. To what height the stone or lava were thrown up, it is not accurately known, but probably above 1000 feet; they have been known in a former eruption to have been thrown 11,000 feet in height, at which time sir William Hamilton told me that he picked up stones of 60 pounds in weight at the distance of 5 or 6 miles, one of 12 pounds at 8, and one of 2 ounces, at 30 miles distant from the mountain. About ten in the morning we heard that the town of Torre de la Graeco, eight miles hence by
water, was entirely consumed, with 28,000 inhabitants: a boat took us there in two hours, when we happily found these reports greatly exaggerated, for only 8 were lost, and these either old or confined to bed by sickness. Many houses are burnt and destroyed, and more just suffer the same fate, as the lava still continues to roll towards the sea, tho’ not with rapidity. The main stream of lava divided near Torre de la Graeco into four parts: one having made its way through the town, reached the sea, carrying every thing before it: the second works through a valley without doing much mischief, a third, tho’ slow in its progress, is very mischievous in its effects on a different part of the town. I saw a fourth above the town in a vineyard, presenting a front of lava 800 feet wide and 100 feet high, which threatens more mischief. Imagine then what must have been the mast or river of lava on the declivity of the mountain before its first division. The rapidity with which it proceeded, varied according to the greater or less inclination of the ground over which it passed: it reached the town, which was at the distance of eight miles in four hours from the time when it first broke out. The inhabitants of Torre de la Graeco are calculated at fourteen thousand, almost all of whom fled immediately, without attempting to secure any of their effects. I did not see more than 150 persons, and very few of these were employed in saving any thing out of the houses that were beginning to take fire. Why they fled so suddenly, or at least did not return earlier after their first panic, I cannot guess; for the progress of the lava was so gradual, that they certainly had time to save their effects without
endangering themselves, except in one instance, higher up the mountain, where one house with four nuns in it were buried before assistance could be given. Those who have made observations on volcanoes, say that this is the greatest and most violent eruption ever known since the time of Pliny, Anno Domini 79; that the appearance of this, in many of its circumstances, was similar to an eruption in 1767, at which time the mountain discharged its contents during one day and night, and then ceased for the same time, and so on alternately for six days, with exactly the same intermissions.
June 18. From the continuance of the noise, it is expected more lava will be discharged very soon; at this instant the noise is more violent & the ashes thicker than ever. There has been no eruption wherein the lava has reached the sea since 1631, at which time the town of Torre de la Graeco was nearly destroyed.
June 19. The crater is fallen in; the ashes less thick; tho the rumbling like thunder continues. I believe the danger of another violent shock is over. The opening from whence the lava flowed prior to this eruption, was about a quarter of a mile in circumference; it is now imagined to be a mile.
June 21. Two other towns have been destroyed by a shower of ashes, but all danger is over here.

308. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: Dublin, July 28. A most desperate & alarming species of Kidnapping has for weeks past been practiced in this city, for the avowed purpose of populating Upper Canada. There are now two vessels in the bay from that Province, on board of which many women and children have been conveyed. The Agents employed in this business give four guineas for each child, and twenty for every woman under thirty five. The populace are so much incensed that every woman who is seen with a bundle or a child is searched and examined, and many who have been suspected of having sold their children, have been desperately beaten, and, in two or three instances dragged through the Liffey.
A few days since some suspicious looking fellows were watched to a cellar, in Barrack-street. The mob collected; and broke open the doors, when they found twenty-seven children who were that night to have embarked for America. Steps have been taken to prevent this improper commerce.

309. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: New-Haven, October 14. The committee to make weekly reports of deaths and state of sickness in this city; certify that the following persons have died since their last report, viz:
Oct. 9th. The wife of Mr. Sam Forbs, at 34, P. Fever.
Oct. 11th. Mrs. Rachel Huggins, 28, ditto.
Son of Mrs. Garvan, 5, Dysentery
Oct. 12. Mr. Benjamin Tharp, 22, Putrid Fever.
Mr. William M. Beers, (son of Mr. Elias Beers,) 17, Paralitic Fits.
The further certify, That there are but 8 persons in any way affected with the disease, that one only of them has been taken sick within the last six days; with her the fever has not arrived to a crisis; that all the rest (except one whose case is doubtful) are better, and in a fair way of recovery. Eneas Munson, Henry Daggett, Simeon Baldwin.

310. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: Middletwon, October 18. The following is a statement of votes for Representatives in Congress.
Jonathan Trumbull, 3575
James Hillhouse, 3382
Uriah Tracy, 3414
Joshua Coit, 2948
Roger Griswold, 2778
Zephaniah Swift, 2667
Chauncey Goodrich, 1825
James Davenport, 1386
Nathaniel Smith, 1556
Samuel W. Dana, 1001
William Edmond, 959
David Daggett, 600
John Allen, 684
John Treadwell, 628
The seven gentlemen first mentioned have been declared duly elected.


311. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: The bill respecting the abolition of slavery, which was continued from the last session of the Assembly, as been negatived in the house of representatives.

312. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: The Yellow Fever has so far subsided in New-Haven, that many families which had moved out of the city on account of it, have returned, the current week, to their former habitations.

313. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: A London paper makes merry with the English for their alarms about Jacobinism; by stating that an eminent Dentist has lately been examined by the Privy Council on a charge of procuring the teeth of French Sans Culottes and transplanting them into the jaws of his Majesty’s liege subjects; thus planting the trees of liberty in their very jaw bones. This, if true seems to be a practice of cramming Jacobinism down their throats in spite of their teeth.

314. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: Married, at Mansfield, Mr. Lemuel Barrows, to Miss Hannah Storrs.

315. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: New Goods. Frederick Stanley has lately received an assortment of European and Indian Goods, also many articles in the Grocery line, which he will sell for Cash, or barter for Produce on the most reasonable terms. While he sincerely thanks those who have favoured him with their custom, and have by their punctuality enabled him to do business hitherto, he is obliged once more to call on those indebted to him, to make payment the present season without fail, to enable him to fulfil his engagements. Windham, 22d Oct.
1794. N.B. The person who borrowed of said Stanley Dilworth’s Book-keeping, is desired to return the same.

316. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: We the subscribers being appointed by the hon. court of probate, for the district of Pomfret, commissioners to receive, examine and adjust the claims of the creditors of the estate of Nathan Abbott, late of Woodstock, deceased, represented insolvent, six months from the 7th of October inst. being allowed by fall court for the settlement of said estate. We do hereby give notice, that we shall attend to the business of our appointment on the 24th and 25th days of November next, at the late dwelling house of said deceased in said Woodstock. All accounts must be properly attested, and exhibited by said time, or debarred a recovery. Woodstock, 7th Octob. 1794. John Fox, Simeon Smith, Comm’rs.

317. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: Yale College, Oct. 8, 1794. The Students are hereby notified, that the present vacation is extended three weeks, terminating the 12th of November next; when they will reassemble and give their attendance at the college: and that there will be no vacation next January. Ezra Stiles, President.

318. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: The subscriber has four Swarms of Bees to sell if applied for within four weeks from this date. Jeduthun Rogers. Hampton, Oct. 13, 1794.

319. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: A great-coat was left at the printing-office some time last summer. We shall have no objection to the owner’s taking it away.

320. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: Roll of the House of Representatives, October Session, 1794. [only listing Windham and Tolland counties]
WINDHAM, Mess. Shubael Abbe, Timothy Larrabee.
Ashford, Mess. Esek Saunders, Thomas Huntington.
Brooklyn, Mr. Ebenezer Scarborough.
Canterbury, Mess. Moses Cleveland, Luther Paine.
Hampton, Mr. Phillip Pearl.
Killingly, Mess. Sampson Howe, Silas Hutchins.
Lebanon, Mess. Elkanah Tisdale, Elisha Hutchinson.
Mansfield, Mess. Jonathan Hovey, Nathaniel Atwood.
Plainfield, Mess. Joshua Dunlap, William Pierce.
Pomfret, Mess. Lemuel Grosvenor, John Trowbridge.
Sterling, Mr. Lemuel Dorrance.
Thompson, Mr. Thaddeus Learned.
Voluntown, Mr. Samuel Robbins.
Woodstock, Mess. John Fox, Ebenezer Smith.
TOLLAND, Mess Daniel Edgerton, Elijah Chapman jun.
Bolton, Mess. Samuel Carver, Saul Alverd.
Coventry, Mess. Jeremiah Ripley, Nathaniel Root.
Ellington, Mr. Matthew Hyde.
Hebron, Mess. Sylvester Gilbert, Elijah House.
Somers, Mess. Reuben Sikes, Abel Pease.
Stratford, Mess. John Phelps, Jesse Cady.
Willington, Mess. John Johnson, Elisha Johnson

321. WH Sat Oct 25, 1794: Naples, July 8. The late eruption of Mount Vesuvius seems to have occasioned a sensible alteration in the season. For three weeks past scarcely a day has passed without a violent storm of thunder, lightning and heavy rain, quite unusual here in the month of July; and the damage done to the fertile lands at the foot of the mountain, by torrents of water, mixed with the Puzzolane ashes (and which immediately forms into a hard cement,) is inconceivable. In some places the soil is covered by it, not less than four feet in thickness. The volcano begins now to make its appearance from under the clouds of ashes and smoke which had obscured it ever since the beginning of the
eruption. It lost near one third of the height of its cone, and to make up for that loss, several very considerable conical hills, with deep and extensive craters (some not less than a mile in circumference,) have been formed by the late eruption, and are visible on its flanks towards the sea-side.

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