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of the First Church of Hubbardton. Vt.



548



The Hoosac Valley



Joshua Carpenter
Benajah Hurlburt
Jesse Field
Amos Herrick
Simeon Harmon
Matthew Clark
Shadrack Norton
Stephen Cleveland
Theophilus Clark
John Stewart
Gains Harmon
Nathaniel Kingsley
Job Green
William Aglesworth
Philemon Wood



Soldier Samuel Cutler

" Lemuel Geers

" Jacob Story

" Joseph Tinney

" Edward Corbin

" Oliver Rice

" Christopher Brackett

" Robert Blair

" David Powers

" Phineas Still

" Roswell Moseley'

" Joseph Willoughby'

" Samuel Hunt-

Daniel Clark

Elishu Clark



Soldier



The two muster rolls of the companies under Captains Robinson and Dewey
have never been published together before this date.

xxir

[Pages 342, 346]

THE FAMOUS RUDD LETTER"

Bennington August the 26 ad 1777
Honoured father after my Duty I take this opertunity to Rite you Hoping
these lines will find you well as through the goodnes of god they leave me and
my family we meat a great Deal of trouble on the 16 instant my self and
Brother John was preserved through a very hot battel we kild and took accord-
ing to the best account we can git about one thousand of the Enemy our loss
was about thirty or forty we marcht Rite against there brest work with our
Small armes where they fired with there field peases when they fired upon us
every half a minit yet they never tought a man with them we drove them out
of there brest work and took there field peases and presed and kild great num-
bers of them we lost four or five of my Neighbors twoSniders and two Hornbeck
the bigger part of Dutch Hosack was in the battel against us they went to the
Reglers a Day or two before the fight Samuel Anderson a Captain amonst the
Reglers and was in the battel against us while I was gon my wife and children
went of and got Down to Williamstown after I got home I went after them and
found them to landlord Simons I have got them home again my wife was very

' First names supplied from pay-roll of Capt. Dewey's Company at Ticon-
deroga, 1776. Vt. Hist. Mag. i., p. 153.

^ Perry, Williamstown and Williams College, pp. 132-133.



Notes 549

much wored out she had four children with her and Selinday was forst to Run
on foot we soon Expect the Enemy will come upon us again and what I shall
Dew with my family I know not I would inform you that I Received your
letter dated August i8 which you tel me you was well which I am glad to hear
of it I want to com and see you very much but when I shall I no not if the
enemy don't com upon us again this fall I intend to com down and see you we
remember our love to all brothers and sisters Respects to all inquiring friend
so no more at present but I remain your Dutyful son until Death

Joseph Rudd.

John Remembers his Duty to you And has laid out all your Money and
Bought About 40 acres of land with a log hous and has a dead of it Joining the
seventeen acres Cleared the Rest is wild land I have enclosed Forty shilling
upon the Note If you have the Rest you May send it if you Pleas

(Superscribed)
Mr To

Joseph Rudd
att

Norwich.



INDEX



Abantzene, 6i

Abbott, Benjamin, 232; Capt. Joel,
^il, 332, 334; Col. Lyman F., 464;
Timothy, 287

Abenakis Democracy, see Wappa-
nachki and Algonquin Race, 22, 32,
50, 93; traditions, iii, 20; map, 21;
cantons, 20, 511; totemic crests
and peace symbols, 94; castles, 27;
great sachems or kings, 18; sa-
chems, chieftains, and petty-saga-
mores, 29; villages, planting-
grounds and burial-fields, 28; weap-
ons, 30; customs, 54; Christian
missions, 44; fugitives during King
Philip's War, 52; Father Rale's
dictionary, 76; origin of Indian
names, 511-522

Abenaquis, 27, 31, 34, 52, 55, 88, 98,

! 155

I Abercrombie, Gen., 364
Acker, Samuel, 258
Ackland, Maj., 360
Adams, Mass., 184, 186, 329, 382,
393, 426, 427, 442, 444, 470, 494,

I 504, 506; first survey, 67, 69; sec-
ond survey, 162; incorporation,
193, 194; South Village, 192; North
Village, 192; First Congregational
Church, 190, 214; Quaker Church,
473. 474. 496; progressive era, 200;
First Baptist Church, 474; Metho-
dist Episcopal Church, 474; Second
Congregational Church, 185, 194;
Universalist Church, 474; District
Schools, 197; Roman Catholic

^ Parish: Irish, French, and Polish
Churches, 474; mill-centre, 437;
manufactures, 461; Memorial Lib-
rary, 474, 475
Adams Brothers, 462; Enos, 464;
George, 416, 417; Pres. John,
387; John Quincy, 399; Dr.
Samuel, Arlington, Vt., 290; Sam-
uel, Boston, Mass., 193, 290, 291,
293



Adelphic Union, Williams Coll., 386,

389, 390

Adirondack Mountains, 22; sub-
canton of Abenakis Democracy,
25, 26

Adventist Church, Little Hoosac
Valley, N. Y., 245, 246

^olus. Mount, see Dorset Moun-
tain, 4, 28, 476; platform rock and
cave, 496; origin of name, 496

Aepjen, Great Sachem or King,
Abenakis Democracy, see Soqui
Race, iii, 16, 25, 28, 29, 32, 48, 53,
120; Hudson's Half- Moon wel-
comed, 16; French Walloons'
treaty, 59; removal of Schodac
Castle to Housatonac Valley, 47,
55; Aepjen's (Bear's) Island deeded
to Christians, 66; origin of name
Schodac, 22

Africa, missions, 409, 410

Agawam hunting-grounds, Westfield
Valley, Mass., see Grey-Lock's
canton, 46

Aiken, Benjamin and Edmund, 255;
Edward, 437, 441

Aix-la-Chapelle, Treaty, 148; hot
springs, 47 1

Al'oany, N. Y., 107, 1 12, 120, 147, 382,
415, 432, 434, 436, 451, 502; court-
house, 75, 86; capitol, 23; county,
67, 96; subdivided into military
districts, 256; sheriff's riot at West-
minster, Vt., 291; County Clerk's
office, 37, 65; forts, 75; old roads,
152; traders, 77; gentlemen, 69, 71,
83, 268; First Dutch Church, 252,
292; jail, 273; Court of Ejectment
of Benningtonians, 278, 281, 370;
defeat of Albanians, 282, 286; In-
dian Conferences, 84, 90, 93 ; Com-
mittee of vSafety and Councils of
War, 258, 291; Britishers plan to
seize, 326; defences, 352; Legisla-
tive Act against slavery, 264;
Assembly, 124



551



552



Index



Alberta's Range, 401, 504
Albertzen, Hendrick, no
Aldrich, John, 132, 13S, 141, 142
Alexander, King, 331
Algiers, 219, 228; War of, 227
Algonquin Race, 22, 25, 511-513;
maps of cantons of, 21, 23; Algon-
quins, iii, 25, 26, 34, 74; origin of
name, 25, 511-513
AUefonsce, Jean, 14, 477, 495
Allen, vSir Thomas, 368; Samuel, ist,
Samuel, 2d, Thomas and John, 368
Allen, Joseph, 235, 368; niarriage,
369; homestead, 369; removal to
Cornwall, Ct.; children, 369
Allen, Col. Ethan, 173, 183, 258, 262,
294, 295, 296, 328, 374, 488; birth-
place, 369; education and relig-
ion, 370, 371, 372; love of liberty,
368; marriage, 370; 372; defender
of the Benningtonian settlers at the
Albany Ejectment trials, 370;
arrival at Bennington, Vt., 281;
challenged by John Tabor Kemp,
282; elected Colonel of the Green
Mountain Boys militia, 255, 284;
capture of Munroe's bandits, 287;
routed Col. Reid's Scotch colony,
288; designated the "Ringleader of
Bennington Mob," 308; proclama-
tions, 285, 286, 288, 289, 290;
promissory note, 373; forms of gov-
ernment, 374; homestead, Sunder-
land, Yt., 370; Fort Ticonderoga
expedition, 298, 301; Address to
Green Mountain Boys, 302, 303;
demand of surrender of Fort Ticon-
deroga, 303; capture of Fort Ticon-
deroga, 305, 306; plan to seize
Montreal, Canada, 307; captured,
by British, 308; Narrative of Cap-
tivity in English jails, 303, 308, 310,
370. 371 ! return to America, 371;
visit to Washington's camp, 371;
rank of lieut. -colonel and maj.-
general of Vermont State militia,
372, 373; Oracle of Reason, pub-
lished, 371, 372, 413; treasonable
letter of British officers, 374; sec-
ond marriage, 375; cottage and
farm, Burlington, Vt., 375, 376;
children, 370, 373, 375, 376; death,
376; heroic statues, 279, 379
Allen, Ethan A., 376
Allen, Gen. Ira, 310, 368; arrival at



Bennington, Vt., 225, 288; secre-
tary of Bennington Council of
Safety, 321, 322; originator of
sequestration of Tor}^ property,
323; founder of Green Mountain
Republic, 376, 377, 379; Sunderland,
Vt., homestead, 376; diplomatist
of Revolutionary period, 373, 374,
375> 376; treasurer and surveyor-
general of Repuljlic of Vermont,
373; major-general of militia, 377;
sojourn in England and France,
378, 379; case before King's Bench,
Eng., 378; ejectment from Champ-
lain Valley estates, 379; address
to Green Mountain Boys, 379;
death and unknown grave, 377
Allen, Charles B., 206, 224,225, 346;
Col. Ebcnezer, 376, 413; Samuel,
Sr., 140; children, 140, i43;Hcm,an,
295, 296; Levi, 295, 373, 374; John,
437; Philip, 262; Zebulon, 267;
Francis Olcott, 379; Rev. Thomas,
199. 328, 341, 34^- 368, 447; Pitts-
field parishioners, 192; march to
Gen. Stark's Walloomsac camji,

337> 338, 343
Allen Brook, 441
All Saints Episcopal Chapel, Hoosac,

N. Y., 477. 478
Alpine Club of Williamstown, Mass.,

organization, 502, 503, 504, 506
American Advocate, 399, 400, 424
American Bible Society and Bible

House, 423
American Colonization Society, 422
American Foreign Missions, 409
American Revolution, 8, 9, 375, 410,

413. 476
American Traveller, 403
Amherst, Gen. Jeffrey, 233
Amherst, Mass., 187, 211, 392, 393,

396, 405, 496
Amsdel, Widow, 140
Amsterdam, Holland, 19, 59
Anderson, Rufus, 425; Capt. Samuel,

118, 240, 337
Andover Theological Seminary, 379,

420, 423
Andratoroct, 24
Andries, Long, 23, 118
Andros, Sir Edmund, viii, 45, 47,

49. 50. 52, 53, 55, 96
Anglo-Americans, 161
Anthony, David, 196, 474, 475;



I



Inde



X



553



Anthony, David — Continued

Daniel Anthony, 197, 474; Susan
B. Anthony, 197, 444, 474, 475

Anthony, Mount, 4, 7, 16, 331, 371,
476, 483, 484; cave, 495, 496; 482,
493; Pass and Road, 280, 433; log-
meeting-house, 215; proposed park,
380, 493

Antioch, 409, 510

"Anti-Rent War," 238, 246

"Anti-Slavery" Society, 424

Appalachian Mountain Club, 502;
Appalachia, 502, 503

Appleton's Catholic Encyclopedia, 376

Aqua-Machukes, 22

Aqua- Vitas, 18

Archerlv, Nathaniel, 232

"Arch of Truth," 507

Arlington, Vt., 28, 29, 286, 288, 372

Arminius, victory of, 145

Arminianism, 176, 418

Armstrong, Dr. Asher, 249; Dr.
Prosper, 249; Jonathan, 342; Major
Armstrong, Battle of Saratoga, 361

Arne, Mr., 94

Arnold, William, 187, 188; Gov.
Benedict, 188, 460

Arnold, Gen. Benedict, 299, 545; ride
from Caml:iridge to Williamstown,
Mass., and thence to Castleton, Vt.,
300, 301; bill of expenses to Fort
Ticonderoga, 300, 544, 545; contest
with Col. Ethan Allen, 304; vol-
unteers, 294, 302; command of
Crown Point, 306; march to Que-
bec, 180; command of Skenesboro
Navy-yard, 314; hero of the bat-
tles of Old Saratoga, 354, 355.350,
357, 358, 360, 361

Arnold, John, William, and Benedict,
188; Harvey and John F., 460

Arthur, Rev. William, 480; Gen.
Chester A., 480

Ashawagh, 84; Lake and Park, 470;
Bogs, 493

Ashawaghsac River, 28, 68, 69, 127,
184, 200, 442, 444, 462; junction,
150; mill-power of, 441; valley,
470; meadow, 184, 186; roads and
bridges, 185, 186, 448

Ash Grove, Methodist Episcopal
Church, 261, 262

Ashland, Va., Battle of, 427

Ashley, Rev. Jonathan, 151, 414; Col.
John, 154, 273, 274, 414



Ashton, Samuel, 258; Thomas and

James, 261
Atkinson, Francis, 248; Theodore,

205, 210
Atwood, Samuel, 213
Auburn, Mass., 393
Augustian Fathers, Hoosac, N. Y.,

426, 478
Avery, Rev. David, 413; John, 390,

492; Oliver, 167
Avers, Capt. Smith, 153; Thomas,

"153, 416
Aylesworth, Freelove, 244



B



Babbitt, Capt. Amariah, 327
Babcock, Adam, 294, 295, 296;

"Honest" John, 248; Joshua, 2;
Babcock, Lake, Grafton, N. Y., ic,

248, 481
Bacon, Ezekiel, 386; John, 382, 383;

Pennel, 255
Bacon Park, Greylock Reservation,

Mass., 506; Bacon Brook, 503;

Bacon poor-house, 503
Bacheldor, Rev. John M., 210
Bachtamo, 32
Bachus, Hans and Petrus, 119, 233;

William, 263
Bain Patent, 261
Bailey, Algernon Sidney, 419; Dr.

Charles, 471; John Stanton, 235
Baker, Elisha, Remember, and Mary,

262, 369; Elisha, 173, 198, 262,

369, 435; Baker Bridge, 369;

grave and epitaph, 183; Capt.

Remember, 2d, 173, 183, 286, 288,

369; captured by John Munroe's

bandits, 286; rescued, 287; death,

307; powder-horn, 307; Capt.

Charles, 191
Balcarre, Earl of, 360, 361
Bald Mountain, 472, 479, 500, 501
Baldwin, Loami, 451; William B.

470; Reuben, 244
BaU, Judge Levi Chandler, 236, 249,

393, 454, 480; Annals of Hoosac,

N. Y., 438, 494
Ball Seminary, Hoosac Falls, N. Y.,

480; High School, 480
Ballston Spa, N. Y., 102
Ballou Farm, 190
Bancroft, George, i, 75, 345



554



Index



Bangor, Goldsboro, 256; Maine

Woods, 423
Banker, Garret, 65; John, 263;

Joshua, 248; Amos Bryan, 106
Bannister, Ridley, 399
Barber, Daniel, 461; Joseph, 279
Barbour, Simeon, 353
Barclay, Rev. Thomas, 93
Bardwell, Mehitable, 419
Barker, Stephen, 458, 468
Barnhart, Henry, 117, 122, 238
Barnes, Giles, 199; Stage Ofifice, 448
Barnard, Ensign Tallah, 169, 170;

Tavern, 300
Barnct, Benjamin, 245; Barnet's

Place, Old Schaghticoke, 86, 346
"Bars Fight," Old Deerfield, Mass.,

140, 143

Barre, Col., 276

Barrington, Mass., 152

Bascom, Dr. John, 405, 406, 408,
503; 424, 427, 471, 472; commis-
sioner of Greylock Park Reserva-
tion, 497, 505, 508; death, 505

Bascom, Lake, 6, 496; natural dam,
135; Meadow, 70; Mount, 500, 501,
506

Bass, Abraham, 210

Bassett, Ephraim, 202, 210

Batchelder, Albert S., 310

Bates, Willard, 225

Batten Kill, i, 28, 29, 66, 117, 343,
352, 353; patents, 37; Gen. Bur-
goyne's encampment, 330; origin
of name, 66

Baum, Lieut. -Col. Frederick, 223, 326,
330. 341, 334; valor of Hessian
troops, 330, 341 ; letter to Gen.
Burgoyne, 332, 334, 335; encamp-
ments, 332, 335, 336; redouljts, 334,
335. 336, 340; battle, 340, 341;
cannon, 342, 347; prisoners, wound-
ed and dead, 342, 345, 346; death
and unknown grave, 334, 345, 346;
sword and camp-kettle, 219, 342

Beach, Gershorm, 296

Bear Island, Albany, N. Y., 66

Bear Warriors of Abenakis Democ-
racy, see Soqui Race, 15, 20

Beardsley, Levi and Obadiah, 236

Beatty, Mary, 196

Beaubassin, Sieur, 133, 137

Beauvais, Lieut., 80

Beaver Print Works, 460

Bebee, Lucy Allen, 370



Becancour Village, 47, 104, 130, 133

"Beech-Seal Court," of the Wilder-
ness, 241, 279

Beecher, Rev. Henry Ward, 183

"Bee Hill," 492, 494

Beeman, Nathan, 298, 302

Becker, John P., 364

Beckley Iron Furnace, 443, 444

Belcher, Gov. Jonathan, 69, 120;
ordered first survey of English
Hoosac towns, 79; Mount Belcher,
70, 163

Bellamont, Lord (Richard Coote),

73, 74, 76
Bellows'-Pipe hunting-grounds, 127,

484, 487, 496, 499
Beman, Rev. Mr., 424
Bemis Fothem, tavern, 353, 356;

Bemis Heights, N. Y., 325, 343,

352. 353, 358
Benedict, Erastus, 397; George Gren-
ville. Report on Recovery of Fay's
Records of Councils of Safety, 310;
Benedict's Hist, of Baptist Churches,
261; Benedict's Hist, of Vermont
in Civil War, 428; Benedict's
Cotton-mill, 446
Benton and Fuller, Paper-Mill, 464
Bentley, Col., 235; Caleb, 235
Bennett, Francis, 236; Asa, 317
Bennington, Vt., 120, 121, 183, 185,

205, 227, 271, 286, 330, 384, 399,
427, 432, 439, 444, 445, 446, 449,
451, 464, 471; Centre, 293, 296,
371. 433; Hill, 204, 211; East
Bennington Village, 219, 476;
Falls, 464; Charter, 205, 206, 209;
survey, 205, 206, 208; proprietors,

206, 212, 213; organization, 213;
Congregational Church, 214, 215,
216, 324, 345, 412, 413, 419; great
revival, 419; Second Congrega-
tional Church, 282; first burial-
field, 216; historic epitaphs, 229;
Sons of Freedom, 212; militia, 282,
306; Court House, 283; newspapers.
The Vermont Gazette, 226, 372;
The Bennington Banner, 226, 355;
mill-centre, 437; manufactures,
462; flax-seed market, 444; post-
office controversy, 476; incorpora-
tion of East Binnington Village,
476; churches, 476; schools and
academies, 226, 478; railroads,
457, 458



Index



555



Bennington Battle, iii, i, 78, 182,
183, 212, 218, 223, 234, 235, 241,
279. 295, 331, 351, 356,311,447;
opening and closing skirmishes,
334; battlefield of the Walloomsac
Valley, N. Y. and Vt., 274, 336,
339, 343- 346; trophies, 346; con-
temporaries' designation of "Ben-
nington Battle" and centennial
celebrations, 348; Battle Monu-
ment, 204, 207, 218, 349, 372, 350,
476

Bennington County, Vt., Double
vShire System, 476; Court Houses,
476; Clerk's Office, 413

"Bennington Mob," see Col. Ethan
Allen and Captains, 286

Benningtonians' Petition to Gov.
Tryon, 287

Benson, Egbert, 70

Berkshire Co., Mass., settlers, 67;
incorporation and extent, 171,
185, 486, 500; Williams College
Removal Case, 393, 394; militia,
122, 348; History, 176

Berkshire, Cotton-mills, 458, 461,
462; Glass-works, 442; Historical
Society, 475; Sanatorium, 473

Berlin, N. Y., 7, 234, 235, 438, 481;
organization of town, 240; Pass, 10

Berlin Bible Society, 423

Bernard, Gov. Francis, 171, 442

Best, Jacob, 119, 231, 233

Beschefer, Father, 36

Bethlehem, Pa., 98

Beverly, William, 365, 366

Beverwyck, Rensselaerwyck Manor,
N.Y.,62

"Big Bethel," Battle of, 428

"Big-Eddy," Hart's Falls, 438, 440,
441, 468, 469

Biglow, Mr., 236

Billings, Maj. vSamuel, 224, 229;
" Josh Billings, " see Henry Shaw,
442

"Black Hawk," 49, 98, 498, 499

Black Tavern, 198, 199,201,443,445

"Black Tom," 301, 302

Blackington, Peter, 458; Sandford,
445, 458; mansion, 473; William,
458

Blackington, Mass., 5, 163, 187

Blake, John, 366

Blakely, Justus, 190; Capt. Blakely,
191



Blair, Col. Absalom, 256, 387; Austin,
182; Henry, 182; William, 182, 387

Blanchard, Col. Joshua, 155

Bleecker, Jan Jansen, 66; Capt. John
J., 90, 97, 255; company of "Min-
ute Men," 286; wife, Ann Eliza,
Memoirs, 258; John, 74; John R.,
282

Bliss, Constant, 140

Block, Capt, Adriaen, 23, 58

Block Tavern, 185

Blommaert, Samuel, 60

Blood ville, N. Y., 107

Bloody Pond, 158

Bly, George, 458, 460

Boght (Manor) Avenue, Rensselaer-
wyck Manor, N. Y., 64

Bolton, N. Y., 287

Bond, Oliver, 227

Bonesteel, Reuben, 235

Boniface, Father, 37, 54

Booth, Rev. William T., 406

Border Forts, viii, 58, 71, 78, 80

Borie (Bovie) Rykert, 115

Boschloopers (fores u-runners), 62

Boston, Mass., 163, 403, 438, 444,
451, 473; General Court, 146;
fur-traders and goods, 77

Boston Committee of War, 294;
addressed by Albanians, 291;
letter to Gen. Stark, 374

Bosworth, Capt. Nathaniel, 250

Botta, Carlos, 20

Bottom and Torrance, Collar-factory,
464

Boulders, 4, 7

Boundary controversies, 62

Bout, William, 1 1 1

Bouwensen, Tymen, 31

Bovie, John, 244; Nicholas, 121;
Petrus, 121, 231, 241

Bowen, Samuel, 117, 260; Bowen's
Corners, 474

Braddock, Gen., 152, 153, 156

Bradford, Gov., 59; Bradford, Mass.,
420; Edward W., Henry, and
William H., 464

Braintree, Mass., 221, 410

Braman, Paul, 235

Brandon, Vt., i, 296

Brandow, Rev. John Henry, 363

Brandt, King, 93, 94, 96

Bratt, Barnardus, 121, 130, 446;
manor, 118, 119; mansion, 119,233,
238; mills, 118; barns, 240; "God's



556



Index



Bratt, Barnardus — Continued

Acre," 240; children, 238; Barent
Albertse, 88, 115; Daniel, 115;
Daniel B., 238, 244; Elizabeth,
238; Garret Tunisson, 238; Henry
238; Johannes, 238; Alaria, 238

Brattleboro, Vt., 181, 330, 443

Brayton, Thomas A., 458; William
E., 451, 458; Print Cloth-mill, 445

Braytonville Cotton-mills, 458

Breakenridge, Lieut. James, see
Michael Leonard Place, 213, 219,
278; King's Writ of Ejectment
served on, 282, 285; Fort Breaken-
ridge, 282; Bennington delegate to
King of England, 288; John, 219

Breccia Obelisk, 483

Breese, Henry, red store, 233; Breese
Neighborhood, see Rcnsselaers'
Mills and Petersburgh, N. Y., 233;
church creeds of, 235

Brewster, Ezekicl, 278, 287

Brewster's Manor-house, Scrooby,
Eng., 59, 205

Breyman, Col., 330, 338, 358; march
to Bennington battlefield, 343;
delay at St. Croix Bridge, 343;
close of battle, 344; cannon cap-
tured, 344; loss of men, 343;
fatally wounded at Battle of Sara-
toga, 361, 362

Brick Cotton-mill, 440, 441

Bridgeman, Jonathan, 132, 138

Bridges, Benjamin, Place, 212; Jona-
than, 178

"Bright, Eustace," 403

Briggs, Amos, 454, 468; Briggs' Bros.,
"Linwood Mills," North Adams,
458; Ebenezer N., 476; Gov. George
N., 425, 466; William, 466

Bristol, Eng., 204

Brimmer, Johannes George, 119, 123,
233; sons of, 123; Massacre of
Jeremiah, 123, 124; Godfrey, 234,
235; Jonathan, 123

Brimmer, Alvin, farm, 231; Daniel,
124, 230; Green Brimmer farm,
235; Henry J., 124

Brinsmade, Rev. Daniel, 370

Brisbin, James, 354

British Bible Society, see Missions, 423

British Constitution, forms of Colo-
nial charter governments, 60

British surrender at Battle of
Saratoga, 352



Broad Brook Glen, Williamstown,
Mass., 171, 177, 429

Brockhalls, Capt., 48

Brodt (Bratt), Albertus and Daniel,

115

"Brom and Bet" Case of Slavery,

414

Bronck, Jonas, widow, 1 1 1

"Brother Corlaer, " see Van Cor-
laer or Curler, 46, 53, 74, 76

Brougham, Lord, 399

Brown's Bible, see Brownists or
Separatists, 182

Brown, Mrs. C. W., 231; Capt.
Daniel, 327; David, 242; Elisha,
200, 443; Ephraim, 120; George,
440, 445; Henry Clinton, 386;
Dr. Henry, 244, 246; Col. John,
293, 294, 295, 296, 328; Levi L.,
460, 462; Nicholas, 117; Samuel,
317; Stephen B., 460; Sylvanus,
286; Thomas, 237; Dr. William F.,

473
Brownell, Simeon, 260; Thomas,

231

Browning, David, 263
Brownists, see Separatists, 59, 205
Brownson, Rev. Amos, 195, 198, 2Co;
Richard, 370; Mary, 370; Lieut.

Eli, 327- 370
Bruce, Peter, 50; Wallace, 348, 350
Brunswick, N. Y., 7, 10; Colony of

German Lutherans, 230
Brush, Creon, the Tory, 375; Brush
Dam, 470; Col. Nathaniel, 224;
Vermont Volunteers of, 323, 337
Bryan, David, 263; District, 264
Bryant, Dr. Peter, 390; William
Cullen, 266, 389, 390, 496; enters
Sophomore Class at Williams, 385;
influence on literary career, 492;
honorable dismission from Wil-
liams, 390; fiftieth class reunion
and poem, 405, 406; elected presi-
dent of Williams College Alun ni
Association (1869), 406; Av.to-
biography, 389; death, 392; poen^s:
Earth, 4; An Indian at the Buricl-
Place of his Fathers, 40, 42, 51, 108,
484; The Battle- Field, 149, 159;
The Disinterred Warrior, 58; Green
River, 162, 392, 492; The Green
Mountain Boys, 297 ; A nacreon's Ode
to Spring, 390; Descriptio Gnlicl-
mopolis, 184, 392, 492, 510; Death



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to Slavery, 431; "7 Cannot For-
get with what Fervid Devotion,"
483 ; Legends of the Delawares, 484,
509; Thanatopsis, first draft, 488,
489, 490, 492, 493; Inscription for
the Entrance to a Wood, 492; Earth,
and Hymn to Death, first drafts,
493; The Poet, 510

Bruyas, Father, 54

Buchanan, Mrs. Fanny, 375

Buck's-neck, 112, 470

Buel, Hiram, 236, 264

Bull, Isaac, 232, 236

"Bull's Head," farm, 454

" Bully Boys of Helderberg, " loi, 115

"Bunch of Grape" Tavern, 191

Bunker Hill, Battle of, 291, 322

Burbank, Daniel, 174

Burck, John, 441

Burdict, John, 445

Burgess, Prof. Ebenezer, 422

Burgoyne, Gen. John, advance of
army from Canada, 218, 258;
River Boquet Camp, 324; head-
quarters at Tory Skene's Manor of
Whithall, 325; march to Fort
Edward, 325, 326; proclamation
to American patriots, 326, 327;
council of war, 330; verbal or-
ders to Col. Baum, 330, 339;
clipping of both right and left
detached wings of British Army,
356; invasion of Old Saratoga
Valley, 353; Batten Kill Camp,
357; march and search for Gen.
Gates's American Camp on Bemis
Heights, 356; headquarters at
Dovegat House, 357; Encamp-
ment on Sword Farm, 357; Battle
of vSeptember 19, 1777, 357, 358;
council of war, 359; Great Re-
doubt, 359; second battle delayed,
358, 359; battle of October 7, 1777,
defeat, 361; dead, wounded, and
prisoners, 361; retreat to Dove-
gat House, 362; feast at Gen.
Schuyler's Mansion, 362; character,
362; entrapped on Heights of
Saratoga, and siege, 362; capitu-
lation, 363; Articles of Convention
signed beneath Treaty Elm, 363;
British Army stack arms, 364;
formal surrender, 364; British
soldiers separated from German



troops, 365; escape of prisoners,
250; Gen. Burgoyne entertained
by Gen. Schuyler, 366; influence
of surrender of Gen. Burgoyne's
Army, 367; camp kettle, 350;
Orderly Book, 346; Letter to Lord
Germaine, 281, 309

Burnett, Gov., 97

Burnham, John, 213, 278; "Empire
Shawl-mills," 441

Burns, Franz, and brother, 118, 121,

137
Burr, Aaron, 198
Burrell, Samuel, 245
Burrows, David, 260
Burt, Capt., 154

Burton, Benona, 244; George, 264
Bushnell, Calvin, 420; Jedidiah, 417
Buskirk (Van Buskirk), Cornelius,
264; Bridge Village, 117, 243, 256,



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