AT THE COURTHOUSE.
It was a cold, bleak and freezing day, was that second day of the year 1764, in the good town of Bennington.
The first day of the year had been celebrated in a devout fashion by nearly all the inhabitants of the district. Truly, some stayed away from the meeting-house, and especially was the absence of one family noticed.
"It seems to me kind of strange and creepy-like that those Allen boys will never come to... more...