HARRISON TELEGRAPH NEWSPAPER 1821
Connie Cotterill Schumaker
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, April 11, 1821 Cadiz Ohio
On Tuesday the 3rd inst. by the Rev. John Rea, Mr. John Scott, to Miss Eliza Skelly, of Short creek township.
On Thursday last, by the Rev. John Graham, Mr. Philip Bidinger, of green Township to Miss Sally Hartmond of Cadiz.
On Tuesday evening last, by Robert Maxwell Esqr., John Hurless Esqr. to Miss Christine Morgan, of north township.
Departed this transitory life, on Thursday the 5th inst. Mrs. ------- Brannon, consort of John Brannon of this place.
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, April 25, 1821 Cadiz Ohio
Is Hereby given,
That pursuant to an order of the court of common pleas of Harrison county, Ohio --- made at the March term thereof, in the year 1821, I shall expose to public sale, on Friday the 15th day of June next, all the right, title, and interest that Ezekiel Shimer, Deceased, possessed of, in and to the north west quarter of section No. 6, in the 11th township and 6th range, of the Steubenville district. Sale to be held at the house, on the premises, at 10 o'clock, A.M. where terms will be made known.
James Shimer, Adm'tr.
April 18, 1821 -------n49 6t
Is hereby given, that, pursuant to an order of the court of common pleas of Harrison county, Ohio --- will be offered for sale at the house of James G. Ward, in the town of New Rumley, on Friday the 25th day of May next, at 10 o'clock A.M. all the right, title, claim and interest of John Shilling, Junr, deceas'd. in and to the south west quarter of section No. 26, in township 13, in the 5th range of the Steubenville district.
George Mixwell, Administrator of said dec'd
April 19, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, May 2, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
All persons indebted to the estate of Joseph Labosquet late of Freeport township, Harrison county, Ohio, deceased, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the 19th day of March 1820.
Elliot Lamb, Administrator, May 3, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, May 9, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
Will be offered at public sale on Thursday the 24th day of May next, that valuable and well known FARM, formerly the estate of William Philips deceased, lying within one half mile of Cadiz Harrison county Ohio, -- containing one hundred and sixty eight acres of first rate land in good repair, and under a high state of cultivation, with a good dwelling house and other out houses, a good bearing apple and peach orchard, sugar camp &c. about the one half cleared and the remainder covered with good timber. The one third of the purchase money will be required in hand, and the balance in four equal annual installments.
Sale to commence on said day at 10 o'clock A.M. on the premises
John Pritchard, James Cobean, Robert Cochran -Executors
Cadiz April 17, 1821
100 DOLLAR REWARD
Broke Jail in Cadiz, Harrison county Ohio, on the night of the eighth instant ROBERT LOVE, charged, by indictment, with the murder of Ambrose Cunningham. Said Love is about 5 feet 6 inches high, well made, brown hair, lower parts of his whiskers rather sandy, pale countenance, has lost an upper tooth in front, stands a little knock-kneed, one of his ankles is larger than the other, has a peculiar malignity of countenance, when alarmed, insulted or offended, by birth an Irishmen, which may be discovered by his language, -- he has an easy smooth tone of voice. The above reward will be paid by me if delivered to me at the above Jail, or secured in any Jail and information thereof given to me so that he may be obtained.
Rezin Arnold, Sheriff of Harrison county
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, May 16, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
On the 29th of March, at Herculaneum, Missouri, John W. Honey, Esq. To Miss Mary S. Austin, daughter of Mr. Horace Austin.
On Thursday the 10th instant by. Rev. Wm. Taggart, Mr. William Christy to Miss Martha Harper, both of Harrison county.
Robert Love, who escaped from the jail of this county on the night of the 8th inst. has been retaken and committed to prison. He was discovered riding along a public road, about 19 miles from Cadiz, on the 10th inst. about 9 o'clock in the morning, and was apprehended and brought back without much trouble; but had be been ever so active, he would have found it very difficult to have made his escape; for there were runners out in every direction, with handbills offering $100 reward for his body. Indeed the citizens of the United States have become so vigilant in the apprehension of persons charged with the commission of any capital offense, that it is almost useless for them to attempt to evade a fair and impartial trial.
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, May 30, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
All persons indebted to the estate of JOHN KAIL, late of Green township, Harrison county, Ohio, deceased, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to us legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the 6th day of April 1821.
Henry Kail, Jacob Kail, Administrators
Telegraph, Wednesday, June 7, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
Since this paper has a large number of public sales listed I am going to abstract the names of the people involved and any location that is mentioned in the sale.
John Shilling Junr., land -- south west quarter of section No. 29, township 13, 5th range of Steubenville district. To be sold Saturday, July 7th, 1821 at the home of James G. Ward.
One hundred thirty nine acres of land belonging to Thomas Emory will be sold at the suit of William Guier. Southeast quarter of section no. 24, township no.10 and range 6 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Lots #5, 10, and 18 in or adjoining the town of Moorefield belonging to Thomas Emory taken by suit of Joshua G. Harker.
Lots # 3, 11, 15, 22 in or adjoining the town of Moorefield belonging to James McConnell taken by suit of John L. Moore.
One hundred acres of land belonging to Thomas H. Nichols at the suit of Wm. Long, Daniel Kilgore and co. and others. Southwest corner section no.3, township no. 10 in range 4 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
One hundred acres of land belonging to Henry Bricker at the suit of Samuel Scott. Northwest quarter of section no. 24, township no. 9 range no. 4 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
One hundred acres of land belonging to Buel Tyler at the suit of Barnabas McNamee. North side of the southeast quarter of section no. 17, township no. 11, and range no. 7, of the land sold at Steubenville.
Fifty acres of land belonging to John Hawn at the suit of Joseph McGrew. North corner of the west quarter of section no. 13, township no. 11, range 4 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Land owned by John Layport at the suit of Robert Erwin. Located in the northeast quarter of Section 14, township 12, range 6 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Fifty acres of land belonging to Edward Jones at the suit of Wm. Christy by James Christy his friend. West side of northeast quarter of section 30, Township 10, range 5 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Fifty acres of land belonging to Andrew Thomspon at the suit of Jacob Matthews. West side of northeast quarter section 12, township 10, range 6 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Land owned by John Hurless at the suit of Daniel Zook. Northwest quarter of section 7, township 13, range 6 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Lot #22 with appurtenances in the town New Rumley owed by Robert Thomspon at the suit of John Reaser and others.
Fifty acres of land belonging to Peter Salisberry at the suit of Hannah Hospelhorn. East end of the north part of the north half of section 1, township 11, range 4 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
House and lot #20 in New Rumley belonging to Jacob Custer at the suit of George Mikeswell and Moses Neal for the use of Walter B. Beebe. Plus 11 acres adjoining New Rumley, southeast quarter section 14, township 12, range 5 of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Lot #16 belonging to Wm. Vaugh at the suit of Jabez Wright's exc. of John B. Jerome. Western part of New Rumley of the lands sold at Steubenville.
Lot # 16 and 17 in New Rumley belonging to Wm. Vaugh to satisfy Samuel Boyd. Lot #4 belonging to Wm. Vaugh to satisfy Ephraim Smith.
135 perches of land with buildings in Harrisville belonging to Isaac Wickersham at suit of directors and company of the Bank of Mount Pleasant.
Thomas Coleman of Shortcreek township, Harrison county, Ohio have contacted with the overseers of the Poor of said township, for the maintenance of John Hammel, a Pauper in said township - and whereas the said John Hammel has absconded from me; Notice is therefore hereby given, that if any person or persons shall harbor or support the said John Hammel, they will do it at their own expense, as I am determined to pay no expense for his support unless he remains with me.
Thomas Coleman June 5th, 1821
The public are hereby cautioned against receiving by assignment a Note or Obligation given by me to Peter Nupp, for 150 dollars, payable in April next, as said note was obtained fraudulently, and I am determined not to pay the same unless compelled by law.
May 30, 1831
We have been informed that Walter B. Beebe Esq. Is elected Brigadier General of the 5th Brigade in the 6th Division of the Ohio Militia, by a majority of six votes over John Macurdy Esq. the opposing candidate.
All person indebted to the estate of Christian Spiker, deceased, Stock Township, Harrison Co., Ohio are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- an those who have claims against said estate, will present them to us, legally authenticated, for payment against, the twenty fifth day of December next.
Joseph Johnson, Henry Spiker -- Executor of the estate
June 1, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, June 27, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
A LIST OF LANDS, on the non resident duplicate in Harrison County, Ohio which will be sold as the law directs, for the tax due thereon if said tax is suffered to remain unpaid.
Dickinson, William R.
Johnston, James J.
Johnston, James Sen.
Little Samuel Heirs
Orrick, B. Ezekiel
Dickenson, William R.
Submitted by John Hanna, Auditor, Of Harrison Co.
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, June 27, 1821, Cadiz, Ohio
Lot #30 in Freeport belonging to William Hudson at the suit of Abner Davis.
No. #120 in New Rumley belonging to John Davis at the suit of Stewart McClave.
Lot #63 in Cadiz with brick building belonging to Phineas Inskeep at the suit of Samuel Osborn.
Fifty acres being in north half of second #1, township #11, range #4 and fifty acres east end of the above described tract of lands sold at Steubenville belonging to Peter Salsberry at the suit of John M. Goodenow.
House and lot #63 in Cadiz belonging to John Inskeep at the suit of Samuel R. Allen for the use of Comley and Allen.
Twenty three acres and nineteen perches in part of section #4 township #10, range 4 of land sold at Steubenville belonging to John Ford at the suits of John C., Wright
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, July 4, 1821 Cadiz Ohio
List of Letters, remaining in the Post Office, Cadiz, Ohio on the 31st of June 1821
Clark, Robert Smith
Davis, David or James
Fry, Wm. I.
Hutchison, James C.
McGrew, A. 2
Moor, James Sr.
Pumphrey, Zach 2
Slemmons, Wm. Esq.
Taylor, Wm. P. S.
Thompson, Robert W.
Whiting, David H.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, July 18, 1821
Whereas my wife Jane Holmes has left my bed and board without any just cause or provocation whatsoever, this is to forewarn all persons from harboring or trusting her on my account, as I will not pay any debts of her contracting after this date.
THOMAS HOLMES July 18, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, August 8, 1821
All persons indebted to the estate of Jacob Reigel, decease, late of Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the third day of February, A.D. 1821.
The Harrison Telegraph, Wednesday, Cadiz, Ohio - Aug 15, 1821
Whereas my wife, Elizabeth Markley has left my bed and board without any just cause or provocation whatever, this is to forwarn all persons from harboring or trusting her on my account, as I will not pay any debts of her contracting after this date. Peter Markley, North township, H. Co. August 1, 1821
Description of an estray mare colt, taken up by David
Richards of Rock township Harrison county; the descriptions are as follows, a
bright bay with black mane and tail a bald face, the left hind foot white to the
pasture joint, 14 hands high, two years old last spring appraised to twenty one
dollars, by us this 24th day of July, 1821.
Thomas Finnicum, Henry Guyer, Appraisers
State of Ohio Harrison County, ss
I do hereby certify this to be a true copy from my estray book.
Robert McLaughlin, J.P.
All persons indebted to the estate of Sarah Pollock, decease, late of Green Township, Harrison county, Ohio, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the third day of July, A.D. 1821.
Henry Shepler, executor of said estate August 15, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, August 22, 1821
Receipts and Expenditures of the Treasury of Harrison Co., Ohio from the 9th day of June 1820 to the 6th day of June 1821, both days included.
DR. The County Treasurer.
Joshua Hatcher the balance of a bond given to the court -$252.12/1/2
Connel Abdil for past time of tavern license $1.00
William Grimes for ditto $0.79
William Davis for tavern license $15.00
Ann Stoakes for ditto $15.00
James Fulk for ditto $10.00
John Pritchard past time for tavern license $1.00
George Davenport store permit $6.22
Dike and Raguet store license $20.00
Wm. I. Harrison store license $20.00
William Grimes tavern license $10.00
Ephraim Sears ditto $10.00
David Richards ditto $10.00
Conel Abdil ditto $10.00
Thomas Bingham store permit $6.66
John Maholm ditto $6.18 ¾
John Pritchard tavern permit $3.33
George Davenport store permit $4.87 ½
Harrison Grayham tavern permit $3.00
Rowland Craig store license $20.00
Peter Vandolah store license $20.00
John Maholm store license $20.00
Thomas Bingham store license $20.00
Joseph Burwell tavern license $20.00
Jacob Wining tavern permit $10.00
Phillip Delany tavern permit $10.00
John Pritchard tavern license $10.00
Kirkpatick and Ramsbottom Co. store permit $6.67
Harrison Grayham for past time of tavern license $3.00
Jacob Winings tavern license $10.00
Michael Moore ditto $10.00
John Pittis ditto $10.00
Ditto store license $20.00
John Adams tavern license $10.00
John Delany ditto $10.00
William Davis tavern permit $3.33
J.R. Kirtpatrick & Ramsbottom Co. store permit $6.67
M. Jarvis & J. Roach ditto $6.68
Thomas Booth tavern license $10.00
Daniel Kilgore store license $20.00
George Manhood tavern permit $2.22
Harrison Grayham tavern permit $3.06 ¼
David Moody tavern permit $3.31
Of William Tingley, clerk of the court the following fines
Robert Carson, for assault and battery, assessed by the court $3.25
John Ault ditto $23.25
William Harrison ditto $5.00
John George for selling liquors without a license $8.00
Samuel Lane ditto $0.50
William Roberts, collector $1,433.09 ¾
THE COUNTRY TREASURE. CR
By balance deducted for cash advanced last year $363.46
By cash paid ---
Phineas Inskeep, a justice of the peace for fees $1.39
James McConnel for carrying chain in laying out a road $0.75
Jacob Tope for poll book for an election $1.50
William Norris for listing property in Rock Township $20.67
Henry David for attendance on the grand jury $3.00
Robert Maxwell for appraising property $5.00
William Harrison for attending on the grand jury $3.00
Brice Vires ditto $3.00
Thomas Lewis ditto $3.00
Morgan Lewis ditto $3.00
Thomas Booth constable for services $1.50
Thomas Bartow for witness fees $5.20
William Lesslie ditto $4.96
Samuel Auld grand juror $8.00
John Sutherland witness fees $3.72
Joseph Brown poll book for election Rock Township $1.76
Robert Clark witness fee $3.00
Alexander Simpson ditto $1.00
William Rogers grand juror $3.00
John McCurdy judge of the court for services $24.00
Charles D. Well support of his Ediot children $10.00
Joseph Burwell coroner holding an inquest $11.41
John Miller grand juror $3.00
Augustus Groves and other for witness fees $4.03
James McNutt repairs to jail $23.46
Natcher Ross grand juror $3.00
Van Brown election return for rock township $6.76
Thomas Ryon witness fee $2.50
John Patterson poll book $1.00
John Simmons listing property in Green township $20.45
Jonas Haskin listing property in Nottingham township $25.92
Daniel Chicken services as road commissioner $15.62
Daniel Welch grand juror $3.00
Joseph Johnston poll book $5.96
Joseph Burwell doctoring criminals in the jail $1.50
James Hanna clerking for the commissioners $33.33 1/3
John Hanna ditto $33.33 1/3
Thomas Carter justice of the peace for opening poll book $1.00
John Zellors grand juror $3.00
Alexander Johnston ditto $3.00
James Baxter laying out a road $15.75
George Cox for coal $6.56 ½
James Kirk election return from green township $5.68
John Patterson ditto $6.64
John Auld witness fees $1.oo
John Busby grand juror $3.00
Lewis Johnston witness fee $1.50
Wm. Anderson election return $5.40
Ditto grand juror $3.00
Jacob Styer ditto $3.00
John Kimble ditto $3.00
David Campbell ditto $3.00
John McConnel ditto $3.00
Uriah McMillan surveying a road $9.75
Robert Maxwell commissioner for services $47.00
John Hefling grand juror $3.00
Elijah Coventon ditto $3.00
Rezin Arnold, Shff, for boarding prisoners in jail & sundries $141.24
Henry Ford road commissioner for services $9.37 ½
William Coaltran grand juror $3.00
Isaac Allen constable for services $2.25
John Craig commissioner for services $24.75
Thomas Bingham lock and sundries $2.37 ½
James Hagerty, constable for services $4.00
William Haverfield justice of the peace for opening poll book $0.50
George Manhood removing dirt from about the courthouse $28.55
John Jamison for wood $2.00
Eli Dickerson grand juror $3.00
Thos. Dickerson witness fee $3.00
Isaac McNamee election return from Freeport township $6.36
William Haverfield for viewing a road $1.00
Thomas B. Carter justice of peace for taking depositions $2.50
H.H. Levitt case to hold papers $5.00
William Haverfield Esq. opening poll book $1.00
William Wiley commissioner for services $38.25
John Hanna clerking for commissioners $26.66 ¾
John Craig commissioner for services $38.25
Robert Maxwell ditto $38.25
Robert Davis grand juror $3.00
John Conaway poll book $1.00
Ditto ditto $1.00
Gasaway Houser witness fee $0.50
John Crawford grand juror $3.00
Robert Moore listing property in Cadiz township $36.15
Charles Chaney appraising property in Green township $6.25
James Kirk poll book $1.00
Thos. Parkinson road services $4.45
Gasaway Howser witness fee and Sunday services $4.75
Standish J. Voras carrying chain on a road $0.75
Lewis Walker witness fee $7.40
Andrew Kirkpatrick ditto $1.40
John Kelly ditto $1.50
Joseph Burwell doctoring prisoners in jail $3.25
Josiah Wells witness fees $3.00
William Wiley, commissioner for services $40.50
Daniel Chicken laying out road $6.25
Charles Rickey grand juror $3.00
Brice Viers road commissioner for services $7.50
Thomas Welch witness fees $1.50
Jacob Parker road commissioner for services $6.15
Daniel Johnston witness fees $1.00
William Smith ditto $4.60
Matthew Kenneday poll book for an election $5.80
Joel Martin grand juror $3.00
Thomas Roach witness fee $0.50
Samuel Amspoker grand juror $3.00
John McCurdy judge for services $11.50
William Wiley commissioner for services $33.75
Thomas McClintie listing property $19.89
David Chambers witness fee $1.00
George S. Brock poll book $1.00
Abner Hickson road return $13.75
James Leeper and other witness fees $5.00
Jonas Haskins ditto $3.96
Lewis Rigut and others ditto $11.50
Rezin Arnold note handed to county for jail fees $15.95
Phineas Inskeep grand juror $6.00
Hugh Ramsey removing stove $1.00
Thomas Bingham & Co. sundry articles for the use of the county $18.03
Hugh McGee road commissioner for services $12.50
William Watt grand juror $6.00
John Plummer listing property $21.36
James Lee grand juror $6.00
Walter B. Beebe prosecuting states suits $50.00
John Hanna for clerking for commissioners $25.66 ¾
Sarah Anderson witness fees $9.76
William Tingley book for the use of the county $19.75
Ebenezer Bell witness fee $1.00
John Pugh poll book for an election $1.00
John McCurdy judge of the court for services $27.00
John Dunlap witness fee $2.50
John Craig commissioner for services $24.75
Thomas Anderson and others for witness fees $18.80
Walter B. Beebe prosecuting state suits $50.00
John McCurdy in part for building courthouse $176.50
Rezin Arnold sheriff for services $60.00
William Crofford, witness fees $0.50
William Whan and other for witness fees $6.22
Treasurer's percentage on the monies received $84.58
County Bills redeemed $37.93 ¾
Harrison county, Commissioner Office
Aug 4th, 1821
We, the commissioners of said county, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the receipts and expenditures of said county, from the ninth day of June, 1820 to the sixth day of June, 1821.
Robert Maxwell, William Henderson; Commissioners
Attest, John Hanna, Auditor
N.B. The reports of the road commissioners shall appear week after next.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, August 29, 1821
[The following names were taken from a listing of road expenditures. In the interest time and space I am only listing dates, townships and surnames within each townships. The expenditures list the names of people whose land was next to the road or bridge being worked on and for people doing the work on the roads. In looking at the expenditures for what the people were paid, it looks like most of these are for services in clearing and preparing roadways. A note of interest, a wage for labor per hour in 1820 ranged from 37½ cents to 62½ cents, for ploughing they received $1.50 a day, for providing a horse and cart $1.00 a day, and for providing a 4 horse team they received $2.00 a day. Also I noted that there was an expenditure for whiskey -- 6¼ gallons for hands, 50 cents per gallon.]
June 1820 - Cadiz Township
Signed by Peter Vandolad and David Thompson trustees of Cadiz Township
These are the only names that appears for Shortcreek Twp.
Phineas Inskeep, Hugh Rogers, William Moore and Samuel Osburn
John P. Bonds
B.W. Veirs Esq
All persons indebted to the estate of George Fishes, deceased, late of Archer Township, Harrison County, Ohio, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the first day of August, A.D. 1821.
Samuel Buckhanon, Thomas H. Beatty, executors
All persons indebted to the estate of Sarah Pollock, late of Green township, Harrison county, Ohio, deceased, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the third day of July, 1821. Henry Shepler, executor of the said estate.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, Sept 5, 1821
Died in Cadiz on Friday the 17th ult. Abner Miller. He has left a widow & one infant child to lament his loss.
__________ on Thursday the 30th ult. Elizabeth Henry, consort of James Henry.
__________ on the same day Wm. Chapman, age 1 year and 6 months, son of Charles Chapman Esqr.
__________ on Sunday morning the 2nd inst. ------ Brock, an infant of Benjamin Brock's of this place.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, September 12, 1821
List of Candidates
We are requested to information the public that John Busby and James Beatty are candidates for the office of commissioner at the ensuing election.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, September 19, 1821
Agreeable to the last Will and Testament of John Welling, Sen. Late of Harrison county, Ohio deceased, there will be offered at public vendue, on Thursday the first day of November next, on the premises, the late dwelling place of said deceased; containing 155 Acres of Land, and being the south-east quarter of section 33, in township 9 of range 4 with a good Dwelling House, Barn and other out houses. About one hundred acres of cleared land in good repair, with a good bearing Apple and Peach Orchard. Sale to begin at 10 o'clock on said day.
William Welling, John Welling, executors
Is hereby given, that, pursuant to an order of the court of common pleas of Harrison county, Ohio, -- Made at the March term thereof, in the year 1821, I shall expose to public sale, on Friday the 2nd day of November next. All the right title, and interest that Ezakiel Shimer, deceased, possessed of, in and to the north east quarter of section No. 6, in the 11th township and 6th range, of the Steubenville district. Sale to be held at the house on the premises, at 10 o'clock, A.M. where terms will be made known.
James Shimer, Adm'tr.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, October 3, 1821
List of letters remaining at the Post Office, Cadiz, Ohio on the 1st October 1821
Bricker Henry or Margaret
Clark, Thomas Stephinson
Jacsoh, Susanna K.
Taylor, Wm. P.S.
Taggart, Wm. Rev.
D. Kilgore P.M.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wednesday, October 18, 1821
House and Sign Painter
Respectfully informs the inhabitants of CADIZ and its vicinity, that he has commenced the above business, and respectfully solicits their patronage. His terms shall be extremely moderate, corresponding with the times, and he will attend to any orders in his line, either in town or county, with the utmost punctually.
I have transcribed the above with no spelling, grammar or punctuation changes. The text is as it appeared in the newspaper at the time.
Connie Cotterill Schumaker
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wed., Oct 24, 1821
Whereas by wife Harriet, having eloped from my house and family, without any just cause, I am under the disagreeable necessity of cautioning all persons against trusting her on my account, as I am determined to pay no debts of her contracting after this date.
New Salem - October 16, 1821
[I have only included surnames and location on the following to save time and space]
House and Lot #84 in Cadiz
Anna Stoakes right of dower at suit of Conrad Hillages
Charles Timmons, Mary Forsyth land adjoins Conrad Hillages land which is being sold at suit of Sera Woolace assignee of John Jamison.
75 acres in Sec. 14, Twp. 12, Range 5 owned by James W. Wait at suit of State of Ohio.
Lot #21 in New Athens and grounds adjoining lot owned by Adam Robison at suit of John F. Moore.
100 acres in Sec. 3, Twp. 10, Range 4 owned by Thomas H. Nicholls at suit by George Griffieth, endorsee of Wm. D. Geddes and others.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wed., Oct 31, 1821
State of Ohio Vs Robert Love in the Supreme Court
October Term 1821
At this tern of the Supreme Court in this county, came on the trail of Robert Love, for the murder of Ambrose Cunningham; Present, the Honorable Peter Hitchcock, and Calvin Pease, Chief Judges.
Beebe, Counsel for state.
Wright & Goodenow, for prisoner.
The Indictment in this case contained three counts; one for murder in the first degree; one for murder in the second degree; and the third for manslaughter. The facts charged in the Indictment were substantially as follows: That Robert Love, on the 23 of December 1820, at the township of Cadiz, in said county, with malice and by striking and beating the said Ambrose Cunningham, gave him one mortal wound upon his head, of which he died on the 29th of December.
The prisoner being arraigned pleaded not guilty; and the following Jurors were impaneled and sworn, to wit. James, Wilson, John Zellers, Joseph Fry, Benjamin S. Carver, Joseph Holmes, Brice W. Viers, Joshua Turner, James Cobean, George Brown, James W. Thompson, Samuel Hitchcock, and James P. Miller.
The facts as exhibited by the testimony were but few, and although a great number of witnesses were called upon to prove the transaction by which Cunningham came to his death, there was no confliction or contradiction in their ?elations. So much perspicuity, and uniformity in giving testimony, has seldom been witnessed in Courts of Justice. The summary of the facts disclosed were as follows: That on the 23rd of December, at the chopping frolie at a W. McCullans in this county, the prisoner was one of the company; that some time before dinner, the deceased came into the field, where the party were at work, there was some angry conversation took place between the prisoner and the deceased, in which some reference was had to a former quarrel between them; after some time they were called to dinner, and on their way to the house, the deceased was heard, in addressing himself to the prisoner, to say something about his having passed counterfeit money; they proceeded to the house, and the prisoner set down to the first table to dinner. The deceased eat at the second table; and while engaged in eating his dinner, they had a quarrel, in which the deceased twice rose from the table and struck the prisoner. After dinner, and while standing on the porch, the deceased kicked the prisoner near his thighs. Some time after they again went into the field, and while a number were walking together, the deceased among others, the prisoner came into the field, and inquired for the deceased. On being told where he was, he proceeded towards him with a lively pace, with a large stick in his hand and coming up behind him, gave him a blow upon the left side of the head. The deceased fell and the prisoner upon being reprimanded for what he had done, replied that the deceased had kicked him, in a place calculated to produce great pain. The decease was taken to the house, & an unsuccessful attempt was made to bleed him.
He remained at Mr. McMullan's during the night, and the next morning went home on horse back in company with James Gilmore. On the 25th day Dr. Wilson was called to see him, and upon an examination of the wounds of the decease, found the scull fractured, and the integuments of his head much swollen. On the next day, the operation of trepanning was performed, after which the deceased seemed to have possession of his senses, though unable to articulate, except in a low whisper. He was visited by Dr. Wilson several times before he died which happened to be the 29th of December. From the testimony, there could be no doubt of the deceased having come to his death by the blow received from the prisoner. It appeared that the deceased was much addicted to intoxication, and that when in this situation, he was exceedingly boisterous and abusive. The character of the prisoner was proved to have been good.
Something more than a year before the unfortunate occurrence, a law suit and a quarrel had existed between the prisoner and the decease. At Mr. Kirkpatricks they had met, and the deceased had twice struck the prisoner
with the ram rod of a gun; The prisoner took hold of him, but did not strike him, and said, he would not hurt him, as he was an old man. It was attempted by the prosecution, from this occurrence and some others, to make it appear, that the prisoner had previously harbored a malicious design against the deceased.
The case was ably and elaborately argued by the counsel on both sides, and an able charge was made by his Honor, Judge Pease. The trial commenced at the opening of the court on Friday morning and the evidence was closed at 7 o'clock that evening, when the court adjourned till Saturday morning. The jury manifested much patience in the close attention they bestowed upon the testimony and the arguments, during the great length of time that was occupied in the trial. They retired on Saturday evening at half past six o'clock, and returned at half past 9 with a verdict of manslaughter.
The court then adjourned till Monday morning. And immediately after the opening of the court, the prisoner was brought in to receive his sentence. Before delivering the sentence of the court, his Honor Judge Pease address the prisoner in a very feeling and appropriate manner. He was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in the Penitentiary.
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wed., Nov. 23, 1821
All persons indebted to the estate of William Dickerson, late of Short Creek Township, Harrison county, Ohio, deceased, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment, and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to us, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from the 23th day of September A.D. 1821.
Levi Dickerson, Administrator
Betsy Dickerson, Administratrix
Nov. 23, 1821
All persons indebted to the estate of Catherine Snider, late of Green township, Harrison county, Ohio deceased, are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment, and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to us, legally authenticated, for payment within one year from this date.
Thomas Fisher, Administrator
November 23, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wed., Dec. 12, 1821
All persons indebted to the estate of Henry Rankin, Jun. Late of Green township, Harrison county, Ohio, deceased are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated for payment within one year from the 26th day of November A.D. 1821.
Ruth Rankin, Adm'x
December 12, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wed., Dec. 19, 1821
All persons indebted to the estate of Joseph Healea, late of Nottingham township, Harrison county, Ohio, deceased are hereby requested to come forward and make immediate payment -- and those who have claims against said estate, will present them to me, legally authenticated for payment within one year from this date.
William Griffith, Administrator
December 1, 1821
The Harrison Telegraph, Cadiz, Ohio, Wed., Dec. 26, 1821
On Accommodating Terms
Three years of a LEASE, on a quarter section adjoining Hugh Shotwell's Mill. There is on said quarter, about 35 acres of cleared land, with a House, Barn, Stabling, good Shop and other out buildings. If the above is not sold, it will be rented, and possessions given the first of April next.
For further particulars inquire of the subscriber living on the premises.
December 21, 1821