Windham County

Proprietors of Woodstock Connecticut

1. Thomas and Joseph Bacon, thirty acres.2. James Corbin, twenty acres.3. Minister’s lot, twenty acres.4. Benjamin Sabin, twenty acres.5. Henry Bowen, fifteen acres.6. Thomas Lyon, sixteen acres.7. Ebenezer Morris, eighteen acres.8. Matthew Davis, sixteen acres.9. William Lyon, Sr., and Ebenezer Cass. These lots were all laid out on Plaine hill. It had been previously voted […]

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Windham, Windham County, Connecticut History

The town of Windham, one of the smallest in geographical size, but the largest in population, wealth and business importance, occupies the extreme southwest corner of Windham county. Its area is about two and three-fourths square miles. The beautiful valley of the Willimantic river extends along the southern part, entering at the extreme western point

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Territory of Woodstock, Connecticut

As soon as possible after the restoration of peace, Massachusetts arranged to take possession of the conquered territory. William Stoughton and Joseph Dudley were commissioned by the general court to treat with the Indian claimants and agree with them upon the easiest terms attainable. February 10th, 1682, negotiations were completed by which the whole Nipmuck

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