Farms

Sale Of The Dwight Goodenough Farm. An important real estate transaction has taken place this week in the sale of the well-known Dwight Goodenough farm, two miles west of this village, to Robert R. Norton of Vernon. The farm comprises 250 acres of land under a high state of cultivation, and is one of the best for dairying and general stock raising in this vicinity. It has produced 90...
At Cold Spring Lamp Post At Upper Dummerston Road Pagoda, Linden Lodge The first known description of the Cold Spring was written as a Journal entry for Tuesday, September 20, 1796, by a traveller called Thomas Chapman, Esq. of Elizabethtown. He was stopping by with the owner, the Rev. William Wells--- The Farm is every where well Watered with excellent Springs of Soft Water, and his House & Farm...
Brattleboro' Reporter January 19, 1805 _____________________________________________________________________________ A Rare Bargain! ! --:::::::::::::::-- The very valuable FARM lately owned by Mr. Josiah Arms deceased, situate in Brattleboro', on Connecticut River, a lit- tle north of the village, and adjoining the Farm of the Rev. William Wells, is Now offered for sale, On Reasonable Terms. It contains from three to four hundred acres of excellent Land--- Mowing, Arable, Pasture, and Wood- lands,...
Charles W. Grau Map Of Brattleboro 1860 Ginseng Diggers. The High Prices Paid for the Root Which is a Remedy for Diseases With the Chinese--- What George Whitney of Marlboro Says About Gathering Ginseng. [Brattleboro letter in Springfield Sunday Republican] Two Brattleboro residents derive handsome profits from the sale of ginseng root. While many more people have successfully hunted the root for the past three or four years, the...
Detail From An 1883 Portrait By L. M. Miller Taken From An Earlier Work _____________________________________________________________________________ The Farm of Clark Rice, Esq. Messrs. Editors---I was much gratified, in a recent visit to the farm of Clark Rice, Esq., in Dummerston, Vt., to find so triumphant an illustration of the profitable results of enterprise and good judgment, in seizing hold of the natural advantages of the farm, and appropriating them to...
Rev. William Wells William Wells was born at Biggleswade. He was orphaned when young, cared for by an uncle, Ebenezer Custerson a farmer at Cardington, Bedfordshire, and educated by Rev. Samuel Sanderson at Bedford. He studied under Caleb Ashworth at Daventry Academy, a fellow student with Thomas Belsham. He was appointed minister at Bromsgrove Presbyterian Chapel in 1770, where he remained until 1793. In January 1771 he married Jane...
Probably very few of the towns-people are aware of the fact that one John Thomas owned and carried on about 90 years ago an extensive malting business here. The malt-house is supposed to have been located near the site of the old Thomas homestead, over West river. One of the old residents of Chesterfield recalls the account, as related by his father, of the burning of the malt-house and...
Ran away from the subscriber, on the 19th instant, in indented boy, named Samuel Briggs, about 17 years of age, has light blue eyes, a large mouth, throws back his head and shows his teeth when he laughs; had on when he went away, a checked woollen shirt, brown tow cloth trowsers, and a striped bottle green waistcoat. Whosoever will take up said runaway, and return him to the...
The American Farmers--- May they enjoy the rewards of their labor in abundant harvests, flowing vintage, full granaries, crowded barns, large dairies, teeming fields, lusty bullocks, glutted stalls, stout horses, fine fleeces, fat hogs, great potatoes, huge pumpkins, a good market, fair prices, no cheating---no visits by the worm, the fly, the grasshopper, the mildew, by early frosts, by direct taxes, by needless subscriptions, by sheriffs or constables---and beware...
Albert Bennett In His Age Notice. The undersigned begs leave to inform his friends and the public, generally, that worn down with the trials and perplexities of managing a little property in the town of Brattleboro, in such a manner as to keep it right side up, I have come to the conclusion to dispose of what little I have as soon as convenient, pay off what I owe...
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