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HISTORY OF EASTERN VERMONT

 

CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER I.               First Settlements,                                                                             1

CHAPTER II.             Conflicts with the Indians,                                                              25

CHAPTER III.            Frontier Life,                                                                                  53

CHAPTER IV.            The French War. Town Settlements,                                              81

CHAPTER V.             First Settlements,                                                                          104

CHAPTER VI.            Organization of Cumberland County,                                           128

CHAPTER VII.           Progress of Organization,                                                              159

CHAPTER VIII.         Legislation of the New York Colonial

                                             Assembly. Evidences of a Revolutionary Spirit,                  187

CHAPTER IX.            The "Westminster Massacre,"                                                       209

CHAPTER X.             The First Years of the Revolution,                                                242

CHAPTER XI.            The Formation of the State of Vermont,                                       281

CHAPTER XII.           Opposition to the Government of Vermont,                                 308

CHAPTER XIII.         Conflict of Jurisdictions,                                                                332

CHAPTER XIV.         Continuation of the Dispute. The Burning of Royalton,               367

CHAPTER XV.          Enemies Within and Without,                                                       400

CHAPTER XVI.         The Civil Sustained by the Military Arm,                                      427

CHAPTER XVII.        Attempts to Obtain the Interference of Congress,                        456

CHAPTER XVIII.       The Disordered Condition of the

                                          South-Eastern Portion of Vermont,                                        485

CHAPTER XIX.         The End of Resistance,                                                                 514

CHAPTER XX.          The Admission of Vermont into the Union,                                  541

CHAPTER XXI.         Early Laws of Vermont. Indian Inscriptions,                                 566

 

BIOGRAPHICAL CHAPTER.

STEPHEN ROW BRADLEY,                                                                                         593

PAUL BRIGHAM,                                                                                                            602

CREAN BRUSH,                                                                                                              603

THOMAS CHANDLER,                                                                                                  633

JOHN CHANDLER,                                                                                                        638

THOMAS CHANDLER JR.,                                                                                            638

ELKANAH DAY,                                                                                                            640

SAMUEL FLETCHER,                                                                                                    640

SAMUEL GALE,                                                                                                              643

JOHN GROUT,                                                                                                                650

LOT HALL,                                                                                                                      658

THOMAS JOHNSON,                                                                                                     666

JOSEPH KELLOGG,                                                                                                       669

SAMUEL KNIGHT,                                                                                                         673

LUKE KNOWLTON,                                                                                                      675

JOSEPH LORD,                                                                                                               671

WILLIAM PATERSON,                                                                                                   678

CHARLES PHELPS,                                                                                                        679

SOLOMON PHELPS,                                                                                                     691

CHARLES PHELPS JR.,                                                                                                  692

TIMOTHY PHELPS,                                                                                                       693

NOAH SABIN,                                                                                                                 694

NOAH SABIN JR.,                                                                                                           697

PAUL SPOONER,                                                                                                           698

JONATHAN STEARNS,                                                                                                 699

MICAH TOWNSEND,                                                                                                    700

AMOS TUTE,                                                                                                                  706

ROYALL TYLER,                                                                                                            708

SAMUEL WELLS,                                                                                                            718

DANIEL WHIPPLE,                                                                                                        725

JOSIAH WILLARD,                                                                                                         726

JOSIAH WILLARD JR.,                                                                                                   727

WILLIAM WILLIAMS,                                                                                                     728

AZARIAH WRIGHT,                                                                                                       730

 

APPENDIX A.           The Equivalent Lands,                                                                  735

APPENDIX B.            Renewal of the Treaty,                                                                  736

APPENDIX C.            Township Number One,                                                               738

APPENDIX D.           Proprietors of Westminster,                                                           739

APPENDIX E.           The Fight at John Kilburn's Fort,                                                  739

APPENDIX F.            Proprietors of Westminster,                                                           742

APPENDIX G.           Division of Cumberland County into Districts,                             743

APPENDIX H.           Census of January 16th, 1771,                                                       745 [ PDF tables ]

APPENDIX I.             The "Westminster Massacre,".                                                      746

APPENDIX J.             Opinions respecting a Separation from New York,                       755

APPENDIX K.           The Recompense in Lands,                                                           757

APPENDIX L.            Division of the $30,000,                                                                761

 

LIST OF THE CIVIL AND MILITARY OFFICERS OF

                                    CUMBERLAND AND GLOUCESTER COUNTIES,                762

 

 

 

    ILLUSTRATIONS.

 

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SARTWELL'S FORT,                                                                                                         26

COMMEMORATIVE STONES,                                                                                       65

THE GRAVE OF MRS. JEMIMA TUTE,                                                                         76

THE GRAVE OF CALEB HOW,                                                                                     77

COURT-HOUSE AT WESTMINSTER,                                                                         185

THE WESTMINSTER MEETING-HOUSE,                                                                 211

THE GRAVE OF WILLIAM FRENCH,                                                                         214

FAC SIMILE OF THE SIGNATURE OF THOMAS CHANDLER,                      217, 633

   "   "   "                      WILLIAM PATERSON,                                                       218, 678

JOHN NORTON'S TAVERN,                                                                                        221

FAC SIMILE OF THE SIGNATURE OF THOMAS CHANDLER JR.,                235, 638

   "   "   "   "                 HENRY EVANS,                                                                         487

   "   "   "   "                 WILLIAM SHATTUCK,                                                               487

   "   "   "   "                 TIMOTHY CHURCH,                                                                 488

INDIAN SCULPTURES,                                                                                                  587

INDIAN SCULPTURE,                                                                                                    587

LOCALITY OF THE SCULPTURES,                                                                             588

"INDIAN ROCK,"                                                                                                           590

STEPHEN ROW BRADLEY,                                                                                         593

FAC SIMILE OF THE SIGNATURE OF STEPHEN ROW BRADLEY,                     593

   "   "   "   "                 PAUL BRIGHAM,                                                                        602

CREAN BRUSH,                                                                                                              603

FAC SIMILE OF THE SIGNATURE OF CREAN BRUSH,                                          603

   "   "   "   "                 ELKANAH DAY,                                                                        640

   "   "   "   "                 SAMUEL FLETCHER,                                                                640

   "   "   "   "                 SAMUEL GALE,                                                                          643

   "   "   "   "                 JOHN GROUT,                                                                            650

   "   "   "   "                 LOT HALL,                                                                                  658

   "   "   "   "                 SAMUEL KNIGHT,                                                                     673

   "   "   "   "                 JOSEPH LORD,                                                                           677

   "   "   "   "                 CHARLES PHELPS,                                                                    679

   "   "   "   "                 TIMOTHY PHELPS,                                                                   693

   "   "   "   "                 NOAH SABIN,                                                                             694

   "   "   "   "                 NOAH SABIN JR.,                                                                       697

   "   "   "   "                 PAUL SPOONER,                                                                       698

   "   "   "   "                 MICAH TOWNSEND,                                                                700

ROYALL TYLER,                                                                                                            708

FAC SIMILE OF THE SIGNATURE OF ROYALL TYLER,                                        708

   "   "   "   "                 SAMUEL WELLS,                                                                        718

   "   "   "   "                 WILLIAM WILLIAMS,                                                                 728

   "   "   "   "                 AZARIAH WRIGHT,                                                                   730