Gleanings from the Catskill Packet
Printed by M. Croswell and Co
Price 10 shillings per annum
August 6, 1792-December 31, 1793
Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf from Microfilmed copies at the New York State Library in Albany
The Catskill Patent was published from August 6, 1792 - August 29, 1799
Monday, August 6, 1792 Vol. 1, Numb. 1
Ran Away from the subscriber, an apprentice Tunis
Weatherworks, in the sixteenth year of his age; has dark brown hair and black
eyes – wears a brown coat and vest. Whosoever will take up said boy and return
him to his maker, shall be entitled to six-pence reward, and no charges paid.
Joseph Rundell, jun, Freehold, May 31, 1782
Henry Pratt, Baker, lately from New York, respectfully
informs the public that he has commenced the baking business in this town, in
the back part of the house of Doctor E. Camp. (continues as an ad), Catskill
Notice is hereby given that the partnership of Wetmore and
Lacy will be, by mutual consent, dissolved on the 20th September
next. All persons having any claims against said concern, are desired to call
and receive their demands; and all those who are indebted to the said
partnership, are requested to make immediate payment to the subscriber: who
returns his sincere thanks to his customers for past favors, and hopes for a
continuance of their custom, as he shall always endeavor to merit their employ.
He intends opening a cash, or ready-pay store, on the first of October next, at
his new store, north of the dwelling-house of Doctor T. Thomson. --- The
remaining stock of goods of Wetmore and Lacy, will be sold upon very reasonable
terms for cash or country produce, at their store in the house of Doctor E.
William W. Wetmore, Catskill Landing
Windsor Chairs and Cabinet Works – The subscriber has
opened a shop in this town, where he carries on Cabinet and Chairmaking, and all
the variety of Shop-Joinery. He hopes to gain, as he is determined (by a steady
and punctual attention to business) to merit the favors and confidence of the
public: such of whom as may wish to employ him in any of the above branches are
assured that their work shall be done in the most elegant manner on the shortest
notice, and on very reasonable terms, by their humble servant.
James Cole, Catskill Landing
Monday, August 13, 1792
Married – Major Augustus Provost, a gentleman of distinguished character and fortune, to the amiable Miss Anna Bogardus, daughter of Mr. Jacob Bogardus, Merchant, of this place.
Ran Away from the subscriber an apprentice boy, named John Stewart; seventeen years old, round favored, dark complexion, ill-set teeth, rogue’s eyes, frizy hair, chunked feet and thick ankles – took with him a good pack of linin and woolen clothing and some joiners tools. I forbid all persons dealing with, employing or harboring said apprentice - whoever will take him up and return him to the subscriber, in Freehold, shall have six pence reward, and no charges paid. Obadiah Hervey, jun. Freehold June 17, 1792
Monday, August 27, 1792
Married, on Sunday the 19th inst. By the Rev. Labah, of Kinderhook, Mr. Augustus Bates, Merchant, Delaware, to Miss Betsey Blaau, of New York.
John Vander Spiegle Scott, Attorney at Law, at Doct. E. Camp’s, Catskill Landing
All persons indebted to the subscriber, by Note or Book, are requested to call and settle immediately --- He has a small assortment of Dry Goods and Groceries for sale as usual.
Drugs and Medicines – Thomas Croswell – Is selling in the School-House Chamber, at Catskill Landing, Peruvian Bark – Salt petre – Glauber’s Salts – Flour of Sulpher – Pink Root – Rheubarb – Essence of Pepper-mint – British Oil – Hooper’s and Anderson’s Pills, and most other articles in the Druggist line.
Monday, September 3, 1792
Died on Saturday evening in an advanced age, Mr. Tunis Van Vechten, of this town.
Monday, October 1, 1792
Married – by the Rev. Mr. Mudge, in August last past, Mr. Ephraim Hustead, a respectable gentleman of Coxsackie Town, to the amiable Miss Sally Taylor, daughter of John Taylor, Esq., deceased.
Hugh Fiddis - Begs leave to inform the public in general and his friends in particular – that he has lately purchased a sloop, well calculated for freight, or accommodation of passengers; which will sail from this place to New York, as often as once a fortnight, until the river closes. He having heretofore been favoured with constant employment, expects by assiduous and carefulness in business, to merit the continuance of past favours; and believes that his employers will find no reason to complain, For freight or passage, please to apply on board, or to Mr. Jacob Bogardus. Catskill Landing
All person’s indebted to subscriber, by note or book, are requested to call and settle immediately. He has a vast number of small accounts with different persons which, perhaps, have slipt their memory; he therefore gives this general notice, that they may recollect their engagements – Altho small he faithfully promises them that such small first be prosecuted, if not settled soon.
Martin G. Schuneman, Catskill
For Sale, High-Proof Geneva, by the barrel, at the N. York price. Enquire of Jacob Bogardus, Catskill Landing (Note: Geneva is Gin)
The subscriber requests his friends and customers to
observe, their engagements with him must positively be made good, by the first
of November next – their compliance will save the expense of process. – He
has for sale, as usual, a good assortment of West India and European Goods, on
very reasonable terms
Samuel Haight, Catskill
Monday, October 8, 1792
Died, in England, Lieutenant General John Burgoyne – Lord North, Earl of Guilford, etc
Died, in this town, yesterday sev’nnight, Polly Caulkins, an amiable Miss, of 16.
Died, on Friday last, Mr. John Dumont.
Married last evening, Mr. Joseph Graham, merchant New Durham, to the amiable Miss Sally Street, daughter of Mr. Caleb Street, merchant of this place.
The subscribers have for sale, good Rum, by the Hoggshead,
Barrel or single Gallon. Best St. Martin’s Salt, by the Quantity or single
Bushel. (More ad)
Stephen Day and Son, Catskill Landing
Francis Carbines, (Shinglekill, ten miles from Catskill Landing, on the road to Delaware) informs his friends and customers, that he has just received a fresh supply of Dry Goods and Groceries suitable for the season, which he will dispose of very cheap for Cash or Country Product.
Monday, October 15, 1792
The copartnership of Jacob Bogardus and Son, being dissolved by mutual consent, all persons indebted to the said copartnership are desired to make payment to Jacob Bogardus; - who only in future will settle the business of said firm. Jacob Bogardus, Peter I. Bogardus, Catskill Oct. 12, 1792
The public are hereby notified that the new sloop Jane, James Bogardus, master, is now ready for the reception of freight for New York, and will sail in the course of next week. – She is a large well built vessel and those persons that choose to have their property transported in her, may be assured that the strictest attention will be observed in order to give them every satisfaction.
The subscribers have for sale, West-India Rum, (ad
continues with listing of various goods)
George and Thomas Hale, Catskill Landing
To be sold by order of the Judge of the Court of Probates
if the State of New York all the real estate of Nathan Foster, late of Mynekill,
in the town of Catskill, in the county of Albany, deceased; being a farm lately
in the possession of said Nathan Foster, part of Lot 16, in the patent of
Catskill, in the county of Catskill, subject to the payment of the rent reserved
on the premises. The same will be sold on Thursday the 15th day of
November next, at ten o’clock in the fore-noon, on the premises, and a
conveyance given, agreeable to the order and decree of said court. Dated 12th
October 1792. Hezekiah Van Orden,
John B. Dumond, Henry Oothoudt
Further – Notice is hereby given, that on the 15th day of said November, at the place and time aforesaid, will be sold the half of a Sawmill, and two acres of ground adjoining; the said farm subject to the rent reserved thereon. Hezekiah Van Orden John B. Dumont
Monday, November 19, 1792
Ran Away from the subscriber, in August last, an apprentice boy named Joseph Munday, 14 years old, rather small of his age – has black hair and eyes. Whoever will take up said boy, shall have one shilling reward and no charges paid – all persons are forbid harboring or trusting him on my account. John Fetter Catskill, Nov. 19, 1792
Notice is hereby given, that the partnership of Stocking
and Reeve is this day dissolved by mutual consent.
All persons indebted to said firm. By book or note, are required to call
and settle previous to the 10th of December: all accounts remaining
unsettled at that time will be put in suit without further notification.
Mr. Reeve will continue to receive the commands of his customers at the same shop as usual – he returns his sincere thanks for past favors, and assures those who may in future oblige him with their custome, that every attention shall be paid to render them perfect satisfaction.
Edward Boylston, Goldsmith and Jeweler at his shop, Catskill Landing, (ad continues of goods available and services performed)
Wetmore and Chollet, have just opened at their store, a large assortment of goods, suitable for the present and ensuing season (ad continues) Catskill Landing
Noah Everest and Co, inform the public, that have just opened, at Catskill Landing, a large assortment of seasonable goods, which they will dispose of on the most reasonable terms for ready pay only.
Physician and Surgeon – Giles Gridley
Stolen or strayed from the subscribers, on the Delaware, August 4th, a dark bay mare, about nine years old, fifteen hands high; trots fast; has some white in her face, and on one hind foot -- Whoever will take up said mare, and secure her so that the owner may have her, shall receive sixteen shillings reward, and all reasonable charges paid by Job and Moses Smith, Goldsborough, in the township of Harpersfield
Monday November 26, 1792
Ran away from the
subscriber, in August last, an apprentice boy, named Joseph Munday, 14 years
old, rather small of his age – has black hair and eyes. Whoever will take up
said boy, shall have one shilling reward and no charges paid – all persons are
forbid harboring or trusting him on my account.
John Fetter, Catskill, Nov. 19, 1792
Monday December 3, 1792
Dancing School. Mr. Allen respectfully informs the young Ladies and Gentlemen that wish to attend a Dancing School, that they may be waited upon at the house of Mr. Gideon Ball, Catskill Landing, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at one o’clock PM. Those gentlemen that cannot leave their business at one o’clock, may be waited on at 7 o’clock in the evening. For terms enquire at said house.
Caleb Street is now opening at his new store, opposite Mr. Gideon Ball’s, a large and general assortment of Dry Goods (ad continues with a list of goods) Catskill Landing
Monday, December 31, 1792
Died in this town, on the 17th inst. of the small pox, Mr. Amos Ames, in the 21st year of his age.
Monday, January 14, 1793
Died, last week, at the Embaght, in this town, Mr. William Van Orden, aged 76.
For Sale at the House of Capt. James Bogardus (list of
goods). The above articles will be sold cheap for Cash or most kinds of Country
John Lay, Catskill Landing
John Pease and Eliphaz Bassett, House-Joiners and Carpenter, Catskill
Monday, January 21, 1793
Died on Wednesday evening last, of a disorder of the lungs, Doctor Elisha Camp of this town, aged 42. – While in his death a widow and numerous family of young children bewail, disconsolate, an irreparable private loss, the public must deplore the departure of a good and useful member of society.
Monday, January 28, 1793
Married - Thursday evening, 10th inst. by the Rev. Hotchkiss, Freehold, Mr. William W. Wetmore, Merchant, to Miss Sally Bogardus, daughter of Mr. Jacob Bogardus, all of this place.
Married - On the same evening, Mr. Stephen Bartow, Merchant, Freehold, to Miss Maria Thomson, daughter of Dr. Thomas Thomson of this town.
Married - On Thursday evening last, at the Embaght, in this town, Mr. Walter Dumond, to Miss Anorchy Smith, daughter of Mr. Frederick Smith.
Peter Raymond, begs leave to inform the Public that he has just opened for sale at the Stone House, in the Room formerly occupied by Gideon Brockaway and Brothers, a general assortment of Dry Goods (ad continues with a list of goods) Catskill Landing
George Crawford has for sale, at his Store, Oak Hill, in the Store-House of Mr. John Livingston, nearly opposite to Catskill Landing, a general assortment of Dry Goods and Groceries. (ad continues with a list of goods)
U. Blaau Informs his friends and the public that he intends to do business in the mercantile line, the ensuing winter at the store of Mr. Jacob Bogardus, on the west side to Catskill Creek -- He presents his most grateful acknowledgements for past favors and hopes that those who may please to call on him will meet with terms perfectly satisfactory. Catskill Landing
Monday, February 11, 1793
Died – at New Durham, on Tuesday last, aged 19, Mrs. Sally Graham, consort of Mr. Joseph Graham, of that town, and daughter of Mr. Caleb Street of this town. She possessed a happy temper, calculated to ensure felicity in the connubial state, which she had lately entered, and is a striking instance of the insufficiency of the highest earthly happiness, to secure from the arrest of the death.
Benajah Wolcott and Josiah Church, Saddle, Harness, Boot and Shoe Makers, Catskill Landing
Abijah Topping, opposite Mrs. Camp’s Tavern, informs the public that he intends to commence the tanning business, early in the spring – he will pay cash for hides, or tan them for the owners on very reasonable terms. (Ad continues) Catskill Landing
Monday, February 25, 1793
James Cole and Harvey Newel, Cabinet and Windsor Chair Makers (ad continues with services performed) Catskill Landing
Wanted immediately, a stout active boy of about 18 or 19 years of age, as an apprentice to the Millwright and Carpenter’s business. One of the above description, may depend on being well delt by and receiving thorough instruction in the business, by applying to Fitch Lanpher, Rensellaer Ville
William Van Orden will give a reasonable price in Cash for good merchantable Wheat. Catskill Landing
To the Public. Whereas a malicious and scandalous report
has sometime since been circulated by John Schuneman, of Catskill, that the
subscriber had been executed in Massachusetts-Bay, for the heinous crime of the
murder, and robbery of a collector, on his way to Boston. Being fully convinced
that the said report was only intended to injure me in my reputation, and
industriously propagated without the least foundation in truth, I take this
method to inform the Rev. John Schuneman (if he deserves such an appellation)
that he is as notorious a lyar, as the said report is false.
Tunis Van Wagenen, Catskill Feb. 5, 1793
Whereas a publication, signed by Tunis Van Wagenen, has
appeared in the public news paper printed in the town of Kingston, charging me
the subscriber to have circulated a malicious and scandalous report, that the
said Tunis Van Wagenen had been executed for murder and robbery: this I
peremptorily deny, that I ever circulated any such report, or have had any
intention to injure the reputation of said Van Wagenen. But I could have wished
that the said Van Wagenen had acted more prudent, and investigated the fact,
before he in so public a manner had charged me as a notorious lyar. – What can
or may be the intention of the said Van Wagenen to have published in the manner
aforesaid, I must leave to himself and the public to judge, especially to those
who are acquainted with me and my character, and the character of the said Van
Wagenen. It would be against my profession, and it is against my inclination, to
revile to do evil because my fellow mortal has done so first.
John Schuneman V.D.M., Catskill Feb. 16, 1793
Monday, March 4, 1793
To John Schuneman – Having seen a piece under your
signature in the Farmer’s Register, dated Catskill, Feb. 2d, 1793, addressing
the public, induces me to come forward and inform you, that your preemptory
denial of having circulated the scandalous report to which you allude is as
false as the former propagation was malicious. You seem to plume yourself for
not having an inclination to revile, as it would be against your profession. I
am as well convinced as the fool is that wrote your address (knowing that you
cannot write or read English) that reviling is repugnant to the principles of
Christianity, especially when coming from a clergyman, in which point of view
you ought not, nor cannot, by any man of common sense, be considered. Your
neighbors and connexions must with me be surprised to read your denial, when, by
calling on them (if you have the effrontery to do it) they must tell you, that
you not only reported the falsehood, but when informed of your mistake, you
still persisted in it. Call on Mr. Blaau, and some other of your neighbors, and
they will tell you, that your address is replete with falsehood, as they have
the report from your own polluted lips. I shall now leave you to reflect on your
past folly, and if your age, weakness, and your early imbibed notions of
ignorance (as you possess no other qualifications except that of a willful lyar)
I take the liberty to advise you to amend your conduct, and employ the few
remaining days you have to spend there in making atonement for those you have so
foolishly and wickedly passed, and observe a conduct which may hereafter entitle
you to the title of V.D.M. which you have been pleased to annex to your name,
which appellation you as much deserving of as one of your former profelytes,
Anna V. Dyck, when she made a recantation of certain crimes to which you are no
stranger and declared her cloathed in white, and as innocent as an Angel!
Tunis Van Wagenen
Ten Dollars Reward – Run away from the subscriber, living
in Flatbush, in the Town of Kingston, and county of Ulster, on the night of the
22 instant. A Negro Man Slave, named Jack, aged 21 years, a jolly, smart fellow;
had on when he went away a grey linsey woolsey great coat; a reddish colored
coat, much faded, he also took with him
a linsey woolsey great under coat, a pair of grey ___ overalls, and a pair of very thick buckskin leather breeches;
his right foot is remarkable, turned out, being stiff in the joint, by reason of
a wound in the ancle, and his ____ in the brow easily seen – he has a mark
just above his nose. Whoever will apprehend the said Negro, for that his master
will get him again, shall be entitled to the above reward.
Monday March 11, 1793
Died at the Great-Imbaught, on Friday morning last, after a tedious illness, Mrs. Eleanor Van Orden, wife of Mr. Peter Van Orden and daughter of John B. Dumond, Esq., aged 26.
Monday March 18, 1793
To John Schuneman – I, from your peremptory denial of
certain falsehoods of your circulation, in answer to my charges against you,
contained in the Catskill Packet, expected to find something in answer to my
reply, which was dated Catskill, Feb. 2, 1793. In answer to my charging you with
a scandalous and malicious report which respects me, expected to find something
satisfactory. But to my surprise find nothing contained in your address to the
public, but the same ill-founded reasonings that first dictated your guilty
conscience to be capable of reviling and (with your usual duplicity) to declare
in the public prints you never had entertained a thought to injure my
reputation: in answer to which, I have, in the Catskill Packet, subsequent to
your weak and false address to the public, by a spirited and true reply to your
puerile and ill-founded reasoning, convinced you of infallibility of your
address, as well as the falsehoods by you asserted in that foolish and
scandalous production; in which you have proved yourself a willful lyar, and
fully corresponds with every charge
brought by me against you, as well in the prints as in private conversation.
From those and other corroborating circumstances, I have every reason to flatter
myself and believe, the arguments laid down in my last address to you have
carried conviction to your guilty conscience, and will be a monitor to you in
future, how you attack a man who is in the esteem of his neighbors, and prevent,
but such an evil example, the disagreeable efforts which will and might be the
result of such a disgraceful conduct. I am now determined to call you before a
tribunal, which (according to the laws on the land) will tell you, you ought to
let the characters of your inoffensive neighbors alone, and be made to answer
for the consequences attending such mal practice in the future.
Tunis Van Wagenen
To Tunis Van Wagenen – I have observed your publications,
in the Farmer’s Register, printed in Kingston, in the Catskill Packet and the
Hudson Gazette, respecting a report, by you said to be circulated by my father;
I have also observed his answer, in which he denies the charge by you alleged.
The truth is, my father did hear a report, the general circumstances of which,
were similar to those mentioned in your publications; this report my father has
mentioned in conversation, but unluckily that report had no relation to you, but
to one Henry Van Wagenen. Neither ___ my father ever relate it as referring to
you. In the relation of this report, my father had not the least intention if
injuring either you or Henry Van Wagenen; neither did he know, at that time,
whether the fact was true of with of you; but as the same report still remains,
as to Henry Van Wagenen, there seems to be some reason to believe it may be true
in regard to him. If you had paid attention to the denial of my father, and when
he says, if you had acted more prudent, and investigated the fact, you would
have heard how the matter stood, which would have prevented any further
altercation. But as you have been pleased to take a different course, and have
not only continued your gross abuse, but have added a malicious falsehood,
reflecting on the character of his profession as a clergyman, I have thought
proper to come forward with a few observations, that those unacquainted with you
may not be missed, and that you real character, as a person void of principle,
debauched and abandoned to an infamous life, may be known: that you have no
character to lose, and it cannot be expected that you regard the reputation of
any other. Those known to you in the counties of Albany, Ulster, Montgomery and
the western parts, in which you have been and resided, are knowing to your being
a notorious drunkard, and vile lyar, not worthy of notice. That the public may
have a true idea of you, where you are not known, I shall mention a few facts of
which you have been guilty. – Do you remember how you have defrauded the
people at Shinglekill, in the sale of those lands which did not belong to you?
Do you not know that you deceived the people, and have to this day defrauded the
people out if the money received from them? Do you remember how you deceived my
father-in-law? Do you remember your deceitful conduct with many inholders, how
you have obtained their substance and defrauded them, leaving them to look for
their just dues? I could enumerate many more of your base deeds, but the above
are sufficient to convince every discerning person of your character; and I
stand ready to prove what I have asserted when called upon in a legal way. If
you see fit to publish any further notorious falsehoods, I shall take no further
notice of you.
Martin G. Schuneman, Catskill, 15th Feb., 1793
Monday, April 1, 1793
Married on Tuesday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Hotchkin, of Freehold, Mr. Peter I. Bogardus, to Miss Pollina Street, daughter of Mt. Caleb Street, merchant, of this town.
The copartnership of Wattles and Martin is this day
dissolved, by mutual agreement. All persons indebted to them, by book or note,
are desired to be as expeditious in settling their respective accounts as
possible. All accounts contracted
with the above firm, are in future to be settled with Solomon Martin.
Nathaniel Wattles, Solomon Martin, Franklin, March 25, 1793
The subscriber has for sale at the store lately occupied by Wattles and Martin, a large and seasonable assortment of Dry Goods, Groceries, Ironmongery, Crockery and Stationary, on the most reasonable terms, for ready pay.
Found, about a fortnight since, in the street near Ball's inn, in this town, a Woman's Saddle -- The owner, proving property and paying charges, may have it again by calling on John Reeve, Catskill Landing.
All person having demands against the estate of Tunis D.
Van Vechten, late of Catskill, deceased, are requested to exhibit their claims
immediately; and all those any way indebted to said estate, are desired to make
immediate payment, to the subscribers.
Dirk Spoor ) administrators
Dirk Collyer )
Coxsackie, March 25, 1793
Monday, April 8, 1793
To be Sold - at public Vendue, on Thursday the 25th of
April Inst. an excellent Grazing Farm of 134 acres, (40 of which abound with
excellent timber) situate in Germantown, in the county of Columbia, on the
Hudson river. There is on said premises, a good frame house, of four rooms and a
good frame barn, an orchard containing about 200 fruit trees, of different
kinds, and an excellent sithing place -- the whole under good enclosure. The
house stands on the road leading from Hudson's river to Red Hook, and within a
few rods of the Presbyterian German Church 00 the whole is well watered. This
farm yields yearly between 25 and 30 tons of the best hay -- consisting of
English Clover, Timothy, Wire or Blue-Grass, and the best pasturing - and is
well calculated for a Grazier, Merchant, Tavern-keeper, or a Gentleman's seat,
as it commands a beautiful prospect on the River Hudson.
The above farm will be sold at the time above-mentioned, when the conditions of sale will b made known, and a sufficient time allowed for payment of part of the purchase money, and good title deeds given by John Cook.
N.B. The vendue to be held on the premises, and to commence at 10 o'clock on said day. Cauterskill
Whereas John Cook, of the town of Germantown, and in the
county of Columbia, and Rachel, his wife, on the third day of May, in the year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, for securing the payment
of hour hundred and fifty-four pounds, lawful money of New-York, with lawful
interest at seven percent per annum, from the first day of May in the year of
our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, and made payable the first
day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two;
did mortgage to the subscriber, his heirs and assigns, all that piece and parcel
of land -- Beginning at the mouth of the first run of water which empties itself
into the Caters Kill in the north side thereof, above the fall therein on which
the grist-mill, commonly called William Van Bergen's grist-mill, now stands, and
running from the said place of beginning, up and along the east side of the said
run of water till opposite to the south-west corner of a piece of land, now or
lately belonging to John Schermerhorn, then easterly to such south-west corner,
and then easterly and northerly along that piece of land to the road leading to
the dwelling house of Samuel Van Vechten Esquire, then easterly along that road
to a gate standing, thereon, then along the lands of the said Samuel Van Vechten
to the Catskill, then along the Catskill to its junction with the Caters-kill,
and then up and along the Caters-Kill to the first station or place of
beginning. --- Also, five full, equal, undivided sixth parts of, and in a
certain part of the Caters-Kill; beginning where the above mentioned run of
water discharges itself into the Caters-Kill, and running from thence to where
the road leading from Catskill to Kingston crosses the Caters-Kill, then along
that road to the south side of the Caters-Kill, then up along the south of the
Caters-Kill till opposite to the mouth of the said run of water, and then
northerly across the said Caters-Kill to the place of beginning. -- And also,
five full, equal, undivided sixth parts of, and in the grist-mill, with its
appurtenances, situate on the Caters-Kill within the bounds last mentioned.
--Together with all and singular the edifices, buildings, rights profits
priviledges, advantages and appurtenances to to the above described parcel of
land belonging, or in any wise appertaining. -- Together also, with full and
free liberty to the said party of the second part of cutting, breaking,
up-riding and carrying away wood, timber, and stone, in and of a certain lot of
land, called Lot Number Twelve, containing three hundred and sixty-eight acres,
situate at Catskill aforesaid, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and
remainders, rents, issues, and profits of the said farm and premises above
mentioned, with the appurtenances. -- And also, all the estate, right, title,
interest, dower, claim and demand whatsoever, of the said parties of the first
part of, in, and to the same: And whereas by the said mortgage, full power and
authority is granted to the said subscriber, his heirs and assigns, in case the
said John Cook, his heirs, executors and administrators, should not pay the said
principal sum of four hundred and fifty-four pounds therein mentioned, on the
said first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
ninety-two, and the interests thereof, according to the condition of a certain
bond or obligation, given to the subscriber by the said John Cook, bearing the
date the said third day of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven
hundred and ninety-one; to grant , bargain, sell, release and convey the said
premises, with the appurtenances, at public auction or vendue, and on such sale
to make and execute to the purchaser or purchasers his or their heirs and
assigns for ever, good, ample, and sufficient deeds of conveyance, in the law
pursuant to the act in that case made and provided, rendering the surplus monies
(if there be) to the said John Cook, heirs, executors and administrators, after
deducting the costs and charges of such vendue and sale as aforesaid. -- And
whereas the said sum of four hundred and fifty four pounds, with a part on the
interest, now remains due and unpaid to the subscriber. -- Now, therefore,
Notice is hereby given, that pursuant to the aforesaid power and authority, and the statute in such case lately made and provided, all and singular the said mortgaged premises will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder or bidders, on the 18th day of April next, which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, at 11 of the clock, the forenoon of the same day, at the house of Gideon Ball, inholder, situate in the township of Catskill, in the county of Albany, for the payment and satisfaction of the principal sums of hour hundred and fifty-four pounds, and the interest thereon due, and to grow due, and deeds of conveyance will be executed by the subscriber to the purchaser or purchasers of the said mortgaged premises, pursuant to the said power and the aforesaid, dated this third day of October, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two. George Best
Monday, April 15, 1793
Sloop Mary, will positively sail on Friday the 26th inst. at 12 o'clock from Oak-hill landing, Manor of Livingston, for New York. -- She is a fast sailing, and well rigg'd sloop, with an elegant and commodious cabin, well calculated for the comfort of passengers. -- For freight or passage apply to Capt. Rockefeller, on board, or to George Crawford at said landing.
Monday, April 29, 1793
To Martin G. Schuneman
Having been informed that you have (since my several publications which proved your father a notorious lyar) attempted to vindicate his malpractice and false aspersions respecting me, by way of answer to my charges against him, with a number of false and malicious reports against me, I conceive it a duty incumbent on me to reply to the falsehood, folly and ignorance with which this performance (which I am confident is not yours) is replete.
You in the address say, your father in a former publication denied the fact contained in mine: -- this is true -- he did deny them. But give me leave to inform you, that such denial proves him a lyar, as you will find by a piece of mine, in which I address him, in the Catskill Packet, March 25th, 1793; in which I refer to a large number of his neighbors and connections who would tell him, that he had reported me to be the person who had deservedly shared the fate of one who had been guilty of robbing and murdering.
You also say in the same paragraph, that the report your father had made in conversation respecting me, "unluckily had no relation to me; but to one Henry Van Wagenen, and that your father had never related it as referring to me, neither did he know at that time whether the fact was true as to either of us; but as the same report still remains as to Henry Van Wagenen, there seems to be some reason to believe it may be true in regard to him." The language in the first part of your address which is directed to me, is intended by you to exculpate your father from being considered as capable or guilty on insinuating lies and falsehoods.
But give me leave to inform you, that this subterfuge will not do; your father has, it can be proved, reported that I was the identical person who had been executed in the Massachusetts Bay, for the crimes before alluded to. Your father has since endeavoured to evade the business by saying it was one Henry Van Wagenen, and not Tunis Van Wagenen. Do you know that your lying father has reported that he had read an account of my execution in the Western Star? Do you know that his uniform practice has been (with his usual duplicity) to impose on the weak, uninformed part of the community, and with his coadjutors, to betray the innocent; and that his language, as a clergyman, is a disgrace to the pulpit?
Do you know that I have the fullest proof that no Henry Van Wagenen has ever been executed in Massachusetts Bay, or any part thereof, for robbing and murdering a collector; and that the wolf in sheep's cloathing, who circulated the falshood is as notorious a lyar, as you are a disgrace to the human species?
Do you know that your appointment to the office you hold, and disgrace by your daily conduct, is repugnant to the true intent and meaning of the laws of the land, and that, by the oath of office you have taken, and the scandalous conduct you observe, you are an imposter and a villainous intruder on the rights of your fellow citizens?
Does not the laws of the state stare you in the face, and convict you of your double dealing, by receiving the profits of a tavern, when you take the license in the name of a second person, so as to justify your pretensions to your fees of office in your judicial capacity?
At the acceptance of your appointment, you had to take an oath, the tenor of which is, to support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution and laws of the state of New York, honestly, faithfully and impartially: -- how then, after taking so solemn an obligation, could your conscience permit you to violate it? This part if your conduct reminds me if the two thieves, who stole from the honest butcher, the one who had the beef in possession, swore he had stole it, and the thief swore he had it not. How far this fable applies to you, with respect to your being a justice, and receiving emolements arising from a tavern, (by your evading the law, regulating inns, etc and prohibiting justices, being tavern keepers, to to try civil causes) I leave your own guilty conscience and an impartial public to judge. But enough of this -- your late declining to try causes, must convince the world that you are convinced of your error.
As to your charges against me with respect to the people of Shinglekill, if you call on William Harper, Esq., one of the judges of the court of common pleas for the county of Montgomery, and John Addison, Esq., attorney -at-law in Kingston, in that particular, as your heart is full of malevolence, the statement of which I have no time to make; but wish to inform you, that they will prove I have been greatly the sufferer, and not the aggressor.
And in respect to your father-in-law: if his mains could appear, he would not only deny that I ever defrauded him, but would declare you were not his son-in-law.
You also call me a drunkard. This assertion I suppose you expected would injure me in the opinion of the public. In this false assertion you fail, as well as in the others; every person of any degree of respectability, who is acquainted with me, knows the reverse; and though I can, and will enjoy myself with my friends, (the circle of which you can never enter) I never have been drunk; and if I was, not at your expense.
Your ludicrous performance scarcely deserved am answer; but since I have gone so far, and questions become fashionable, I have a few to ask you.
Do you know that the persons who recommended you to the office you hold, did not know your character, except one, who is the tool of party and contention, as long as it will answer his own private views? Do you know that since the revolution, he has been an enemy to this state and of the United States, and was a colleague with a late member of Congress, who had the audacity, in the face of his fellow citizens, to burn the same Constitution , in the city of Albany, which he afterwards swore to maintain? Do you know that you are a dupe to his sentiments and that he forms your political creed, which you implicitly believe?
Do you know that I am fully convinced that he is, and has been, your dictator in the falsehoods contained in your address to me? And that he might be acquitted on a hearing before a corrupt majority of the legislature of this state, the same as the seven canvassors were, for his conduct while in a late lucrative office, still his conduct would not, in my opinion, bear a favourable construction by a majority of the people.
It may be observed that these questions have little or nothing to do with respect to the present business; I admit they have not; but must observe, that they have more analogy to it, than the fruitless attempt you have made to vindicate the conduct of your father, by coming forward without answering the charges I brought and proved against him.
I am possessed of other facts, which would condemn you, which I reserve until I see the reply of the demagogue who writes for you. Tunis Van Wagenen
Monday, May 6, 1793
The subscribers to the Catskill new bridge are hereby
notified, that the agents are ready to contract with them for timber, day labour
or team work; and request those of the subscribers who wish to furnish any
materials for the bridge, or perform any work, to make application to Ashley
Gilbert, on the agents aforesaid, who is hereby authorized to contract for the
Uriah Blaau ) Agents for the
Asa Hudson ) Catskill Bridge
Ashley Gilbert )
Lightfoot -- Will stand for covering the ensuing season, at the Stable of Henry Person, in the Great-Embaugh, Catskill; He is a beautiful bright bay -- large, well built and his movements very elegant. Stabling or pasturing for mares will be furnished through the season, if required.
Monday, May 13, 1793
John Quentin, Barber, lately from Philadelphia, several years experience in France and Philadelphia. Catskill Landing
The committee appointed to superintend the building of a
bridge over Catskill creek at Woodstock, having contracted with a carpenter to
undertake the work, request those who have signed the subscription for that
purpose, to meet him at the house of Mr. John Barker, in Woodstock, on Monday
the 20th inst. To contract for such materials as it may be necessary
for them to furnish.
John Renne, Robert Baron, William Crooker
John Bunce, respectfully informs the public, that he carries on the Tayloring business in its various branches, with accuracy, and dispatch, in the store of Mr. George Hale. (ad continues) Catskill Landing.
Monday, June 3, 1793
Unicorn --- will stand for covering, the ensuing season, as follows, viz. -- At Mr. Joseph Heath's, Loonenburgh, the first Monday and Tuesday in May next, and every Monday and Tuesday after through the season, and the other days of each week at the stables of the subscriber, in Catskill, for ONE DOLLAR, the single leap, TWENTY SHILLINGS the Season or FIVE DOLLARS to ensure a foal. Unicorn is a stout, well built, read roan horse, six years old, and about fifteen and a half hands high. --- Good pasturing may be had for mares. Gideon Ball
True Briton -- Will cover, the ensuing season, at the
stable of the subscriber, at the Catskill Landing, the one half of the time, or
every other week; and the other part of the time at the stable of Phineas
Canfield, in New Durham, where he will stand the first week in May, and every
other week successively, through the season. True Briton is about seven eights
English, of a beautiful bay, eight years old, fifteen hands and a half high, and
as well proportioned to his height as any horse whatever. He will run three or
four miles equal to any horse in that state; his sire was the old True Britain,
and was allowed by the most competent judges, to be superior to any horse ever
imported to America.
N.B. True Briton will cover at the moderate price of fourteen shillings the single leap, three dollars and a half the season and seven dollars to ensure a foal; any person having a mare ensured, and parting with her before her time of foal, must be accountable for the ensurance. All kinds of country produce will be received in payment of the first of October at which time it is supposed the money will become due. Catskill Landing.
Monday, June 24, 1793
Peter Penfield, Blacksmith, Catskill Landing
Bennett and Rumsey, Merchant Taylors, from Fairfield (ad continues with a listing of goods) Catskill
All persons having demands against the estate of Elisha
Camp, Physician, late of Catskill, deceased, are requested to exhibit their
claims immediately: and all those any way indebted to said estate, are required
to make immediate payments to the subscriber.
Kezia Camp, Administratrix, Catskill
All persons having demands against the estate of Matthew
Peck, late of Freehold, deceased, are requested to exhibit their claims
immediately: and all those any way indebted to said estate, are required to make
immediate payments to the subscriber.
Bela Strong, jun. Administrator, New Durham
Monday, July 1, 1793
The subscriber has lately received a good, American bred
Jack, seven years old, from New-England; which will stand for covering at his
stable in Harpersfield near the Delaware Bridge, at four dollars the season --
or he will pay ten dollars for the miles, at four months old, free of expense
for the Jack's covering. Ebenezer Averel
N.B. Good pasturing for mares and constant attendance given.
For New-York, the sloop Nabby, Hugh Fiddis, Master. She has a very good accommodations for passengers or freight, and will positively sail on Sunday next -- those who wish for freight or passage, by making application to the captain on board, at Brockway's dock, may depend on the most assiduous attention to render everything agreeable to them. Catskill
Monday, July 9, 1793
Strayed from the subscriber in Rensselaerville, on the 6th day of June last, a pair of three year old steers, -- one of them red, with a white face, very trim built; the other sparked red and white with a short tail, somewhat younger and smaller than the other, -- neither of them very large. -- Whosoever will take up said steers and return them to the owner, or give information where they may be found shall have two dollars reward and all necessary charges paid, by Levi Pierce
Monday, July 15, 1793
For New-York, Sloop Catharine, William Burr, Master. Will sail on Sunday next -- her accommodations for freight or passengers are very good and reasonable, terms and strict attention to detail shall be given -- apply to the captain on board. Catskill
Ten Dollars Reward -- Broke into the house of the subscriber, on the 17th instant, about two o'clock in the afternoon, and broke nine or ten locks, and took away with him about thirty pounds in money, one silver watch, two silk gowns, 4 ruffled shirts, two "do" not ruffled, and two not made, one pair sattin breeches, one pair cashmire "do", two sattin jackets, two common "do", one short blue coat, 4 pairs of sheets, one calico overalls, and several small articles; he called himself Tunis Delaware; it is supposed that is nor his right name; he had on when he went away, the blue coat, with white lining, short calico or nankeen overalls; he has light complexion, with short curled hair. Whoever will secure said thief, with the property, and give notice to the subscriber, shall have the above reward, and reasonable charges paid, by James J. Stoutenburgh, Dutchess County, Clinton Town, July 13, 1793
For New-York, Sloop Catharine, William Burr, Master. Will sail on Sunday next -- her accommodations for freight or passengers are very good -- reasonable terms and strict attention to detail shall be given --apply to the captain on board. Catskill
Tuesday, August 13, 1793
Dr. Jones, respectfully presents his compliments tot he citizens of the town of Freehold, and informs them, that he has at length determined on fixing a permanent residence in that town, where he proposes to continue, as usual, in the practice of his profession -- returning grateful acknowledgements for the encouragements they have so generously given him in his line of business; and he flatters himself that he will be able to merit a continuation of their favours, and will ever esteem it as a very distinguished honour to receive their commands.
Notice is hereby given to all those indebted to the late copartnership of Brown and Squire, that their accounts are ledged in the hands of the subscriber (living on the west side of the Creek, Catskill-Landing) to whom they are earnestly requested to make immediate payment, or to Daniel Brown in the town of Freehold; which will prevent the disagreeable necessity of putting them to cost. Wm. W. Bogardus, Catskill
Came into the subscriber's enclosure, about the 1st of April last, a white hog -- about one year old -- The owner is desired to prove property, pay charges and take him away -- enquire within a quarter of a mile of Shaw's tavern, in Freehold, of Winthrop Rose.
Ran Away from the subscriber on Thursday the 31st ult. An apprentice boy named Thomas Halsted; about four feet four inches high; had on when he went away, a short sail or jacket and striped overalls, an old hat, and a brown frock and fustian jacket. – He is of a swarthy complexion and dark eyes; has something of a sly way with him, and carries a guilty countenance. – Whoever will take up said runaway, and secure him so that his master may not be again troubled with his presence, shall receive six pence reward, and no charges paid by John S. Conklin, Freehold, August 4, 1793
Sloop Catherine, Benjamin Van Orden, master, will sail for New York, on Thursday the 29th August, at 12 o’clock, wind and weather permitting, (ad continues)
Married on Sunday last, Doct. William Elting to Miss Catharine Salisbury, both of this town.
Stolen from the subscriber, on the night of the 17th inst., a bright bay Mare, six years old, about fourteen hands high, marked C.E. on one of her buttocks; she has a small star on her forehead, and one hind foot white, is a natural trotter and well built. Whoever takes up said mare and thief, and delivers them up to the subscriber, shall receive ten dollars as a reward, of forty shillings for the mare only, together with all reasonable charges paid by Laurance Falk, Catskill
Tuesday, September 3, 1793
Died at Washington, Wilkes Co, state of Georgia, on the 19th of July last, Mrs. Lucy Durkee, consort of Mr. Nathaniel Durkee, jun, late of this town, after a short illness of seven days. She has left behind a sorrowful husband, with his tender offspring, to lament the loss of a kind companion and indulgent mother.
Tuesday, September 17, 1793
Married on the evening of the 27th ult. In Oxford, county of Tioga, by the Rev. Mr. Huntington, Mr. Uri Tracy to Miss Ruthy Hovey.
Tuesday, October 1, 1793
On Sunday last, Mrs. Susanna Lacey, of this place
On Monday, Mr. Harvey Carrington of Goshen, Connecticut.
Lost -- On the 30th day of September, a large, black leather Pocket Book, containing 5 Notes of £17.17.0 each; 1 of £6.0.0 due in January next: 1 for two cows, valued each at five pounds. The whole of the above Notes, on Samuel Martin, of Rensselaerville. --- A handsome reward will be given to any person who will deliver the above Pocket-Book and its contents, at the Printing Office, Catskill, by Neal McBall, Catskill Landing
Wanted immediately, as an apprentice to the Blacksmith business, a smart active boy of about 14 or 15 years of age, enquire of James Elton. Catskill Landing
Wanted immediately, a smart, faithful boy, of about 13 or 14 years old, as an apprentice to the baking business -- one of which description may depend on being well dealt by on applying to Henry Pratt, Catskill
The Durham Library Company, is desired to meet at the house of Mr. Phineas Canfield, on the first Monday in October next, at one o'clock PM according to adjournment, ready to pay their respective shares and read the constitution. Sheldon Graham, Chairman, New Durham
One Dollar Reward -- Lost on the night if the 5th inst. between Messrs. Bennet and Rumsey's store, and Mr. Samuel Haight's a clack Castor Hat, bound round the edge with ferret, had a piece of red morocco leather in front, and the price (twenty-four shillings) marked on the lining. Whoever shall find, and will deliver said hat to the subscriber, or at the Printing Office, Catskill, shall receive the above reward. John Kirby
Whereas, certain persons making it their business to brake down all the direction boards to the old Ferry, kept by William and John Hollenbeek, directly opposite Catskill Landing, this is to give notice, that their boats are kept in good order, and regular attendance given by William and John Hollenbeek.
Tuesday, October 8, 1793
Twenty-five Dollars Reward -- Stolen out of the pasture of the subscriber on the night of the 15th instant, a black Mare, eight years old, fifteen hands high, a natural trotter, has a small star and snip, her right fore feterlock of grey colour , and a few grey hairs in her tail. Any person securing said Mare, and Thief, will be entitled to the above reward, to the sum of fifteen Dollars for the Thief only, and the further sum of ten Dollars for the Mare and reasonable charges paid by, William Trimble, Montgomery, Ulster Co
Tuesday, October 15, 1793
Died 2nd inst. In Bristol, Connecticut, Mr. James Beckwith, aged 100 years, and 5 months. He was the father to Mrs. Cole of this town.
Tuesday, October 22, 1793
Catskill, October 22:
Married – by the Rev. Mr. Hotchkin, Mrs. Ashley Gilbert, merchant, to Miss Lodema Day.
Married – Mr. Aaron Hoppin (Moppin?), to Miss Caty Manwarring.
Married – by the Rev. Mr. Schuneman, Mr. ___ Stiles, to
Miss Isabella Craig.
Died, at Mr. John Souser’s in this town. Mrs. Polly Simmons. She was from Rie, Connecticut, on a journey to Chenango; she has left an infant of six weeks.
Ten Dollars Reward -- Strayed or stolen from the subscriber, on the night of the 17th instant, a black Mare -- nine years old; fourteen hands and a half high; the right hind leg a little swelled on the outside, the left hind leg cut or scratched with a nail on the inside; she is a natural trotter, and has no artificial mark, unless H.B. on the buttock. -- The above reward will be given for mare and thief, or 5 dollars for the mare only, and all necessary charges paid by George best, Clermont
Tuesday, November 5, 1793
Cloth Dressed -- The subscriber's fulling mill is now in good order, and he is ready to receive cloth, to dress in any way that may be wished. Those who favour him with their cloth this season, may depend on having it finished. People at the Landing, and part adjacent, can leave their cloth with Capt. Dubois, at the landing, who will be at the trouble of forwarding it every week, by Mr. Henry Pierson, or some other safe conveyance free of expence. James Pierson, Great Embaught, Catskill
Advertisement -- This is to notify all those that have
become subscribers to build a bridge across the Schoharie-kill, near Barent
Striker's mills, on the road from Catskill Landing, through Durham, to the
Ouleout; that said bridge is now raised, and will soon be completed; and to
request all those that have subscriptions in their hands for that purpose, to
return them as soon as possible to the agents of said bridge. Likewise, said
agents desire all persons that have become subscribers, to pay their said
subscriptions, in order that said agents may settle with those people that they
contracted with, according to their engagements.
Phineas Canfield )
Peter Reichtmeyer ) Agents
Daniel Brown )
Take Notice -- This is to give notice to all persons that have not brought their tax money to the places where I appointed, if it is not settled in a short time, I shall be under the disagreeable necessity to do as the law directs. Joseph Groom, on of the Collectors if Catskill town.
Tuesday, November 12, 1793
These are to inform such persons as may wish to send freight in the new sloop; now building by A'Beel, Demerest, and Van Orden, that she will be ready to sail for the West Indies, about the 20th or 25th November; and that there is room for about one third of her cargo, to be taken on freight, which is not engaged. If any person may incline to lend any thing in her, it is hoped that they will apply soon to the owners, or Capt. Thomas Hale. Those who first apply mast be first served. Benjamin Van Orden, Catskill
Notice is hereby given, that the heirs to the estate of Johannis Overbagh, late of Catskill, deceased, will meet on Tuesday the 26th inst. at his late dwelling house, for the purpose of settling his accounts: Therefore, al those who have unsettled accounts with said estate, are requested to exhibit them on said day for adjustment. Abraham Overbagh, Isaac Overbagh, Reuben Hill, Peter Osterhoudt, Peter Laman, Catskill
Notice -- The copartnership of Bellamy and Gibbs, was on the twelfth day of June last, dissolved by mutual consent: these are to notify all persons to govern themselves accordingly. Israel Gibbs
Tuesday, November 26, 1793
Gideon Ball has just opened, now selling at the house lately occupied by Uriah Blaau, next door south of Mrs. Camp's Tavern, an extensive variety of Dry Goods, very suitable to the present ensuing season; together with a large and general assortment of Groceries consisting of (ad continues) Catskill
For New York -- the Sloop Huntington, will positively sail on Thursday next. For freight or passage, apply to Beman Brockway.
Tuesday, December 3, 1793
Married – on Tuesday evening last, Mr. Joseph Graham, merchant, in this town, to Anna Hall, late of Wallingford in Connecticut.
Tuesday, December 10, 1793
Died on Sunday morning last, Mrs. Eunice Day, the amiable consort of Mr. Ira Day, of this town, aged 27. – Her character is exemplified in the following quotation from scripture, which describes a “virtuous woman, whose price is far above rubies – She looked well to the ways of her household, and ate not the bread of idleness – The heart of her husband did safely trust in her.” And her friends and neighbors “rose up and called her blessed.”
Notice is hereby given, that a meeting of the subscribers associates to prevent Horse Stealing in the town of Catskill, is required to be had on Thursday the 19th inst. at 11 o'clock, AM at the house of John Souser, inn-holder of said town, for the Treasurer to account of the monies received and expended. And all persons willing and desirous to form a new association for the purpose aforesaid, this being nearly expired, are requested to attend at the time and place aforesaid. Those who have not paid their subscription money are requested to pay before meeting. Heny Outhoudt, Treasurer
All persons having any demands against the estate of Gideon Buckingham, late of Rensselaer Ville, deceased, are hereby requested to exhibit their claims, on the first, second and third Wednesday of February next, at his late dwelling-house; and all those indebted to make payment by that time, to Tryphena Buckingham, Administratrix, Rensselaer Ville, Nov 22, 1793
Six Dollars reward -- Stolen from the subscriber, on the night of the 12th inst. a dark bay MARE - ten years old, natural to a trot; she has three white feet, a star in her forehead; a small snip on her nose and her right eye out; likewise, an old saddle and bridle --- The above reward will be given for the thief, Mare, saddle and bridle; or 4 dollars for Mare only. William Clark, Batavia, October 29, 1793
Tuesday, December 17, 1793
Whereas Molly, my wife, has run me into debt, upwards of
fifteen pounds, and requested a merchant to trust her an hundred and fifty
pounds and to sue me immediately for the same; likewise attempted to destroy my
writings, etc. Therefore, I do forbid all persons trusting, or trading with her,
and will not pay any thing of her contracting after this date: I do further
forbid all persons receiving, concealing, or harboring any thing of my property;
any person so offending, may expect trouble from me. Jonathan Curtis,
N.B. The readers of the above, however they may be prompted by humanity, are requested to suspend their prejudice, and reflect upon it as it were their own case, and observe the absolute necessity of the measure.
Died in New London, Capt. Thomas Allen, aged 65, last master of the city coffee-house, and compiler of the Marine List, of which the following is the conclusion. –
Founder’d last week on the reef of Mortality, in lat. 65, Capt. Thomas Allen of New London, where his timbers still lie one fathom water, to rot and be eaten by worms. And so we go back!
Tuesday, December 23, 1793
Has just received and now ready to sale at his store in Harpersfield, a general assortment of dry goods and groceries (ad continues with a listing of goods) Roswell Hotchkiss
Tuesday, December 31, 1793
John Gardiner informs the public that he has opened a store at Catskill Landing consisting of West India and Dry Goods to be sold cheap for cash or produce.
To Let - For one, two or three years, a FARM, situated in the town of Freehold, three miles from Platt's Mills, consisting of meadow, plough, and pasture land; the meadow sufficient to yield from 12 to 20 tons of hay a season. On the premises is a convenient frame house and a shop. Possession will be given immediately -- for terms apply to the subscriber at Catskill Landing. William W. Wetmore
LOST - On the evening of the 7th inst. between the houses of John Winna and Ashley Gilbert, a black leather Pocket-book, containing sundry Executions, Warrants, Summons, Notes, Due-bills etc. Whoever will bring said pocket-book to the printers hereof, or to the subscriber, shall be genteely rewarded. Edward Daley, Constable of the town of Catskill.
Henry Person's New Store, North end of Catskill Landing. Is now ready for the reception of wheat and all kinds of country produce. Any gentlemen desirous of having their produce stored, may be assured of having it done on the most reasonable terms, and constant attendance by the subscribers. John Lay, Barrent DuBois
Just received, a small assortment of Fall Goods. On the usual terms of credit, with approved security. Also Rum, Brandy, Gin, Wine, Loaf and Brown Sugar, and Raisins, for cash or Wheat only by Sheldon Graham, Freehold
The subscriber has brought into the settlement and is selling at his store (three miles below the Delaware bridge) an assortment of European and West India Goods, which he will sell )as usual) in the lowest terms for immediate pay. -- He requests those indebted to him, call and settle their accounts before the first day of February next. Augustus Bates, Harpersfield
Joel Spencer Jun, Respectfully informs the public that he is carrying on the Clothier's business, at the Fulling-Mill, on the road from Trowbridge's to Durham: He solicits the favors, and is ready to receive the commands of those who want his service; and hopes by his affability and assiduous attention to business, he may gain the approbation of all who may please to employ him.
European and West India Goods. Now open and ready for sale, at the house of Mr. David Van Bargen, as low as can be purchased at this Landing, Cash and all kinds of Produce received in payment. Root and Lewis, Catskill
All persons indebted to the subscriber, either by Note or Book, or any other way, are desired to make immediate payment: proper attention to this request will prevent cost. Two coats have been left in pledge as security for debts; which the subscriber will sell to the highest bidder, on the last day of November next, if they are not redeemed before that time. Francis Carbines Shingle Kill, October 26, 1793
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