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VT Watchman & State Gazette, 5/16/1826

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VT. WATCHMAN & STATE GAZETTE, TUES. MAY 16, 1826

Still More Emancipation.--The venerable David Shriver, one of the oldest and most respectable inhabitants of Frederick County, Md., ho died in January last, ordered by will, that all his slaves, exceeding thirty in number, should be emancipated, and tht proper provision should be made for the comfortable support of the infirm and aged, and for the instruction of the young in reading, writing and arithmetic, and in some art or trade by which they might acquire, more readily, the means of support.

VT. WATCHMAN & STATE GAZETTE, TUES. MAY 16, 1826

MARRIAGES.

In Derby, on the 17th inst. Mr. John Morsey, of Sutton, to Miss Hannah Dustin.

In Berlin, Conn., on the 2d inst. Mr. William, Deming, to Miss Laura C,. Steele, daughter of Mr. Horace Steele.

DEATHS

In this village, on the 16th inst., Mrs. Joanna Dodge, reliet of Mr. Noah Dodge, formerly of New Boston, N. H., aged 70 years. She was a pious and exemplary christian, and had been a member of the church of Christ nearly half a century. "Blessed are the dead, who die in the Lord." Printers in N. H. are requested to notice this.

In Chelsea, on the 7th inst. Mrs. Anna Allen, wife of Capt. E. Allen, aged 46.--Printers in Greenfield, Mass., are requested to notice this.

In Tunbridge, on the 7th, Mr. Richard Thompson, aged 55, he was killed by the fall of a slab in a saw mill.

In Warren, on the 25th ult, Mrs. Polly Cardell, wife of John Cardell, aged 57. She was a member of the congregational church in that place, and had, for many years, adorned her profession by an exemplary life. She sustained the different relations of parent, of daughter, of wife, and of sister, and discharged their respective duties in a christianlike manner. She appeared to submit her ease to God, whether to recover or to die. She cherished a rational hope of salvation, but not without many fears that her heart might deceive her. She expressed peculiar anxiety to rely wholly on the merits of a divine Savior for divine favor. She prayed ardently for mercy, as a perishing sinner by nature, but a short time before her death; and then she died without a struggle. She has left an afflicted family to mourn their loss, Com.

In Hempstead, N. H., only child of lt. Caleb Herriman, aged about one month.

In New Boston, N. H., April 8, Miss Mary Clogston, aged 24. April 20, Mr. Luke Giddings, aged 54; he fell from the spire of his cart--wheel passed over his head, and caused his death instantly. April 20, Widow Leach, aged 77. April 23, Mrs. Sally Hopper, wife of Mr. Jacob Hopper, Jr., aged 44.

Christian Liberality.--Mr. Othniel Smith, late of Jamaica, who died on the 5th ult., says the Long Island Farmer, in his will devised to the Presbyterian Church of that place, of which he had been a member for more than sixty years, the sum of $2000; to endow a scholarship in the Theological Seminary at Princeton, $2500; to the American Bible Society, $500; to the American Tract Society, $500; to the United Domestic Missionary Society, $500. Total $6000

VT. Watchman & State Gazette, Tues. May 16, 1826.

PROBATE NOTICES

STATE OF VERMONT

WASHINGTON DISTRICT, ss.

In Probate Court holden at Montpelier within and for said district on the 6th day of May, A. D. 1826.

JOSHUA Y. VAIL, administrator on the estate of AZAHIAH GRANT, late of Berlin, in said district, deceased, applied for license to sell the whole of the real estate of said deceased for payment of debts due from said deceased; and the same appearing necessary: It is ordered, that said application to heard at the Probate Office, in Montpelier, in said district, on the 23d day of May inst. and that the heirs of said deceased, be notified hereof by publication of this order in the Vermont Watchman & State Gazette, printed at Montpelier, three weeks successively, as soon as may be, that they may appear, if the see cause, at said time and place, and give bonds for the payment of of said debts agreeably to the provisions of the statute in such case made.

By the Court,

DAN'L P. THOMPSON, Reg.

STATE OF VERMONT

In Probate Court, holden in Montpelier, within and for said district, on the 25th day of April, A. D. 1826.

SIMEON SLAYTON, Administrator on the estate of PHINEAS SLAYTON, late of Montpelier, in said district, deceased, applied for license to sell the whole of the real estate of said deceased, for payment of debts due from said deceased; and the same appearing necessary: It is ordered, that said application be heard at the Probate Office, in Montpelier, in said district, on the 16th day of May next, and that the heirs of said deceased, be notified hereof by publication of this order in the Vermont Watchman & State Gazette, printed at Montpelier, three weeks successively, as soon as may be, that they may appear, if the see cause, at said time and place, and give bonds for the payment of said debts agreeably to the provisions of the statute in such case made.

By the Court,

DAN'L. P. THOMPSON, Reg.

STATE OF VERMONT

WASHINGTON DISTRICT, ss.

In Probate Court, holden at Montpelier, within and for said district, on the 29th day of April, A. D. 1826.--

DANIEL BLACK, administrator on the estate of JOHN BLACK, late of Berlin, in said district, deceased, presents his administration account for settlement--Whereupon, it is ordered, that the same be referred to the 25th day of May next, in the Probate office, in Montpelier, in said distract, for examination and allowance, and that all concerned be notified hereof by publication of this order in the Vermont Watchman & State Gazette, printed at Montpelier, three weeks successively, as soon as may be, that they may appear if the see cause, at said time and place, and object thereto.

By the Court,

DAN'L P. THOMPSON, Register.

STATE OF VERMONT

DISTRICT OF RANDOLPH, ss.

At a Probate Court holden at Randolph within and for the district aforesaid, on the 28th day of April A. D., 1826, present the Hon. Frederick Griswold, Judge.

An instrument purporting to be the last will and testament of DANIEL HUNT, late of Tunbridge, in said district, deceased, being presented to the Court here, by ABEL BENNET, one of the executors, therein named, for probate; it is ordered by said Court, that all persons concerned therein, be notified to appear at a session thereof to be holden at the dwellinghouse of L. BACON, in Chelsea in said district, on the 21st day of June next, and show cause, if any they may have, against the probate of said will, for which purpose it is further ordered, that a copy of the record of this order be published three weeks successively in the Vermont Watchman & State Gazette, printed at Montpelier, as soon as may be.

A true copy of record,

Attest, J. K. PARISH, Reg.

STATE OF VERMONT

District of BRADFORD, ss.

Be it remembered, that at a Probate Court holden at Corinth, in said district, on the 28th day of April, A. D., 1826, before the Hon. M Spencer, Esq. Judge of the Court of Probate, within and for the district aforesaid.

Upon application of STEPHEN EATON, of Corinth, in said district, administrator on the estate of DANIEL FARNUM, LATE OF Corinth, in said district, deceased, it is decreed that unless the creditors to said estate, shall on or before the 25th day of April next, exhibit their demands against said estate to the said administrator for settlement, the same be forever barred:--And the said creditors be informed of his decree, by a publication thereof, three weeks successively, in the Vermont Watchman & State Gazette, printed at Montpelier, the first publication to be within sixty days from the date; and also by posting the substance of this decree in some public places, in the towns of Corinth and Vershire, in said district, viz: two in Corinth and two in Vershire, as soon as may be.

WM. SPENCER, Judge.

A true copy of record.

Attest, SIMEON SHORT

DANIEL HEWETT'S ESTATE

The subscribers, having been appointed by the Hon. Probate Court for the district of Washington, commissioners to receive, examine and adjust all claims and demands of all persons, against the estate of

DANIEL HEWETT

Late of Montpelier, in said district, deceased, represented insolvent, and the term of six months form the 20th day of April instant allowed, by said Court, to the creditors of said deceased, to exhibit and prove their respective claims before us--Do give notice that we will attend to the duties of our appointment at the dwelling-house of BETSEY HEWETT, in Montpelier, in said district, on the fifth day of November, next, at one o'clock forenoon, on each of said days.

JOEL BASSETT, ABIJAH HOWARD, Commissioners,

Montpelier, April 29, A. D. 1826.

JACKS! JACKS!

The subscriber will keep in fine order for service, 3 OR 4 Jacks, in his stable in Barre, this season. He is anxious to procure good mares, and will pay from 15 to 20 dollars, in cash, for sound mules at four and five months old. Persons who put mares have nothing to pay for the use of the Jacks, or any other expense, unless mares are put off to my damage--as I claim all the mules at any rate.

JOHN POLLARD

Barre, March 11, 1826.

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