Danbury Evening News - April 18, 1889 - Danbury a City, a Record of the Past.

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Three column article on Danbury's history and governance. The article outlines in chronological order the events in the growth of the town and borough of Danbury starting with its first Charter in 1684 to 1889 when Danbury became a city.

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1889-04-18

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THE E VENING NEWS, THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1889

Danbury A City

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THE FIRST PATENT.

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The First Borough Charter,
THE

C ITY'S

FIRST

DUTY.

A K K r O K I ) O F THE P AST.
icd l ast An Interesting Ohronolpgiral
for t h e
Review.
e t o s ay
t n ipht
it o f a
D a n b t i r y i s a c i t y . T he b ill o f " incor0 d edi- poration w as passed by' ( lie h ouse o n
tlttinp. TJUesday, A p r i l l ( > , a nd b y t he o rnate o n
the e ii- Wednesday, A p r i l 11.
1 to b y
A t a s pecial i ritect i up o f t h e f it i /ens o f
onbteiffor t he tho b orouph hiwd on F riday e v e n i n g ,
•al pro-.1 l ine '-', 1HSS, W arden H o p k i n s w as diins, a nd rected b y v ote t o a p p o i n t n < • o m m i t t o c '
leader
> p inno, of c iti/.ens t o d r a f t a c i t y e h a r l e r t o be
Hied by presented t o t h e e ousiderntion o f t h e
iojj. I t borough b efore D ecember 1 st, f ollowing.
11 t one,
I of t he The v ote .stood n i n e t y - f o u r i n f avor o f
and s eventy a gainst.
11 Ion.

Warden H opkins a ppointed t he f o l lowing u iunetlVornmll t ee:

I/. D. B rewster,
N . W ildnnin, (
itiuti o f Wakemau, \V. A .A .eonard a nd CJoorpe
L
harles
county, I I . W ileox. M r. J Browster was e hairVionday nuui, a nd Mr. W ake-man, sooivtary.
On T hursday tivonine.January*.
At t he
Blake, the c ommittee's d raft o f a c harter wn*
n»ak on presenter! to a special borough meet hip.
On the Several a mendments were offered a nd
'sse." by aeceple<f, a nd the d nift a s a mended w as
npivpa- oooeptea,
>ociety. The b ill w as s ubmitted t o the p roper
, M ass., legislative c ounnttt.ee. I t. w as changed
if New in s everal respects f rom w hat the b orf H art- oujpti meeting of January •'< voted it to
lie, w ill be t o w liat t he b oronph c ommittee o rWork. ipimillv d rafted i t. T he c harter thus
us a mi shaped w as passed b y b oth b ranches o f
he f ull the s tate legislature, Ofl recorded above.
of any
The City's First Duties.
t is exbe sent This n et shall t ake ofl'eet f rom its jmssajre.
.
80 roads section n inety-six of t ht

•liy iU large sliall b e n ^iilcniM o f'suid c ity, a nd
First Episcopal service held.
til o ilicers e lected l >v I l ie s everal \ \ardx s liall i n 1
Thomas Taylor, t lrst r epivsen
residents t il s nld w ards, a mi - >|i. i l l \ a e a i e H icir ive t o t he g eneral a ssembly, a nd
oillce h v r emoval I herelroni.
n s t o f t h e o riginal s ettlers (iiod. U
I*' a eh o t ' t h e s e o llleers i s to be i iom- Mr. Slum1, t trst o rdained minister, d t
itMited b y the v oters o f t h e i i ' r espect t ve ,17.ri(i. F irst c ensus. P opulation l.W;
wards a t c aucuses h eld i n e ach w ard.
/ITil!. F irst K piscopal e hnivh b n
Tln> p residing n iilcer i n e ach w ard - hall i v- south s treet.
C e l V C H i e b l l i l n ; . ' • a l p ersons w hose H H I I i e s a r c
17<i- r i. H obert S andeman, f o u n d e r
registered o n the l ist i n s nld w uril, u nles-. t h e the S andcmaniati c hurch i n A meri
of a ny M itrh perH'>n ID \ ' M lmii i n - r i m i
il, I n w h i c h C HSI- t in- | iri'sld!utf ' nllli-iT -\\:\\\K irrivedl l -i ii akeanburv.i n i " i lic
s iuil v i i m 1 ) i ni|\iiry
HO*. T he F irst t ' onjirepational s oci.
of s Hld n r f s i u i I D v nli 1 . a nd l n-ar a nd d r i r r put u p t hei r t h i r d b utldtlip.
Robert S andeman died F
mine Hitcji r l n U l e n n e i nlniiiil.mer n - v l l i - i n i h c
's rlmllt'nirt'd a nd a ll w tinesscK h rard l u r «'- public l ibrary e stablished.
1

latliui t heretd. n iul n |i«n d i ' t i T i n i n i n ^ t h e r l u i l lentre, v pi-elve n r r ejeel s uld v n l e
The n iniie of a ny e lector l i i i i d v e r l e i i t l \l
friuii s nld l ist h y u nld r enl-iirnrs H I- b y c lertcnl
•rror. m iij t ie u ddeil u pon e lection ^ lny l > v l lic
|>resiilil\({.oillcef of t he w aril i n W lllilll u nch d ec
lor r otiik's. u pon s worn p niol o f h i-s f i);|]i t o v ote.
The p olls I n e uch w ard s hall l ie o peij r nun n ine
o'clqek l u ' i h e f oreiiDon u n t i l l ive o 'lj-lork I n t h e
uflorliooii on t h e d ay of e ach u n i n t i i l m e r l i n ^ .
The r eplslratx of \s of t he t nwn lif D i i n l u i r y
w h o f or a l l t h e p iirpiK.x ol U ns a l l ^ l i u l l i n
Hie b oard of r ciflKlmrs f or i h w r i h o f I ' a i i l m r y
shall l iy i iKi'eeineiit i f p ussilile. i f n ^l ! >y l ot up
P I U M I s ome e l e c t o r f r o m e ach w ard |o l ie t i n 1 p ro
siding o iileer i n said w ard. :U said a jmiial m eet
i n j f . T lit'y s h a l l : lNo a p p o i n t o ne < >r m ore u s
S|H|HII(.S t <i r elieve said p r e s l d i n i r u l l l c e i 1 i n l i l >
d u t i e s , T hey s h a l l a l-o a p p o i n t s niiie s n i l a l i l e
perKon t o e heek t he \ o t i n « l ist I n I each \ \ a r d
and s idlnlile p nrsons t o e onnl t he j v o t e a t t i n 1
close o f I l ie p u l l s i n e ach w ard. T lje | ircsidini;
oHlcer - ~ h a l l r eceive a nd d eposit nji t i n 1 l ialliil
lio\e l i.'illots ( If a ll p ersons f oinidlqiialllled t o
vote.
j
I m m e d i a t e l y a t t h e c lo,e o f t h e p olls t h e
cDiinlers. w l t i i o n i r emox i n n t he l >ok f rom s nld
P(ill/». H hall p u l i l i c l y c o u n t t h e I wiliiH l l i e r e l n
cAiflalned a nd n lial'l d e l i v e r I h o res J ill I hereof l o
in t he p residing o iili-er y f w Ud w ani. w h o s h a l l
p u l i l i c l y d (x.'lare t he s ame i m m e d l a l c U t h e r e
a f t e r I lie p residing o llleers i n e nrli 'if t he s everal
wiirdu of s aid c i t y , e x c e p l i h e i lrsl. ( s h a l l I ransmlt t o t he p remdtiiK o tllccr o f t h e I lrsl w ard o f
said c i l y a c e r t i f i c a t e of H ie r esult I n e ach n f
I h e l r I 'especiivt', w ards: m ild p residing! u l l l c e r o f
Ihe l lrst w ard shall f o r l l i w i l h ninsu s aid v elnrns
the
In I n 1 e o n i | i l i c < l m id p u l i l i c l y a i
names o f Iho s uccessful c ilDilldalea fur t in 1 so\
ernl oillees. a nd s hall f o r i h w l t h I ra ismll a copy
of said r eturns I D t he d c l e r k « Ini s liiill r ecord
the sftino.
I
The p residing o iileer if t he t irstj w ard
Klve n otice o f the a diournmciil of

1771. P opulation. :.',."i:.'ii.
177"). D ysentery e pidemic
Ircd a nd t h i r t y d eaths.

177li. D anbury m ade a d e
supplies.
17,7. D anbury b urned J >y (lie B rit
(ieneral Wooster k illed 1 77S. Four h i
ndes o f C o n t i n i ' i i t a l a r m v on S hel
Rock b i l l .
17SO. U n i o n l odge. N o . - I d , F . \Sj A .
i n s t i t u t e i l . F irst h at f a c t o r y i n Amei
s t a r t e d i n 1 ) ;niburv, o n t i n s i t e o f
Main s treet s t a t i o n o f t h <
N o r u a l k r ailway, b y /.adoc B eiu^lict
17s:.'. P opulation L '.7-(7.
17S|. Dnillimy m ade a s hire t own.
17S.">. F irst ('inpropntional s ociety |
up their f o u r t h buildinp. Afterwa
m a d e C oncert H a l l , a nd s tood w here
soldiers' m o n u m e n t n ow s tands, f oot
West s treet-.-• F irst B aptist u ociety
tinised. T his i s the K i n p S treet i
trict B aptist ' <'hureh. F irst c ourt h oi
ind j a i l e rected.
17S!». F irst ' Methodist s ervice l u
llev. J esse L(!e c onducted i t.
171KI. Second B a p t i s t s oeict y o rpani/.
This w as Vn M iry Brook d istrict, a n<
as t h e Second B aptist e hurcli
Danbury. Fii-st n ewspaper, Tin l-'nrmi
I<nirnnt. D ead. P o p u l a t i o n , •"i.d'il.
17iH. J ail ( Jestroved b y f ire. Seer
jail b u i l t b y p roceeds f rom lottery.
"iSfci. F irst p aper m ill e stablish
BiHivcr B rook d istrict. Now- t he J
A r t h u r B rothers' m ill.
17'J-'>. 7»''/'i('!|/'-()ii Jimrital e stablish
Dead.

17'.'t. Second B aptist c hurch b uild
t i l l H ie n ext' d ay.
ward w ill put u p, in M iry B rook d istrict. TUmliHj
The v otlnp p lace o f t h e
.}fonit(»' ami.
be at the C i t y H a l l , t l e second
. D ead.
at the r ink, t he t hird at f lu- Metropoli- (1SOO, P opulation, n.lBt).
tan H all, W hite s treet, a nd tan f ourth ; 1801. t «reati H ood. Small-pox e piden
at. t he C ourt H ouse.
j IStVi. Famifrg'Journal ami Columbia .
Preparations an1 a lready I up i nadi Established. D ead.
by the d ifferent c ommittees.
First.'Universalist c hurch b u
The First C harter.
ing e reet<>d. T his was o n the e ornei
Danbury was tlrst oecupie 1 by w hit< Main and"\Vjooster streets, opposite
people in 1684, \ There were l ight f ami- jail. D anbury 'lazt'Ui e stablished. I)(18-'U. First! p ipe w aU'r i ntroduced
lies. The men were T honias Taylor
Francis R ushnell, Thomai B armnn the v illage b v t he D anbury W ater e <
John H oyt, J ames B enedict, S amuo pany, f rom f tweedy's s prings.

!£«. M ethodist society built a c hn
Btmedtot, Judab C»regory, J ajmos Beebe
All b ut Beebe eaiiie f rom N opwalk.. l it on L iberty j street. First s urvey fo
was a Stratford m an. These i)|hi elearei horse railway from Danbury to J>
land, I milt houses, a nd p lanted sonu walk,
1S;!<;. Danbury Uhronick awl Fair
ground. A ll the f amilies ditt n ot at f irs'

.^

reuses by aeqapte'cf ana the arafjt jis ail
'.V '
:
Jopgrepif- fedepfed.
0 Society.
h, Mass.,

"of

Now iti f eexieraP respects f rom w hat; the bor-

of Hartv-ille, w ill
•y W ork.
lions m id
Tho f ull

ough n ieeting'of J anuary H v ojtod.it t o
ho. to w hat t in* b orough c ommittee originally d rafted i t. T ho c harter t hus
shiipcd w a^v passed b y b oth b ranches o f
tho s'tate l egislature,"as r ecorded above.

1 bo s ent

this a ct, s hall t ake e ffect f rom i ts pass-

<1 of any
It is o.\

Tho C ity's First D uties.

ago.

Jte'

it flood.
. 180S, 'FMnfrs* you
e'stflli^shod. ! Dead, p i
Dsv'V. First, T n iyorsartst ehiireli li
ing ereeU-d. T his Was o n tho corn
The First C harter.
Danbnry w as llrst o oeupie by w hite Main and" Wooster streets, opposite
' t f ami- jail. Dtuihnry <!<udtt e stablishefl. I
people in U>84. \ There
IS-'U. First p ipe waf<'r i ntrodnet
ii('S. The mon wej-e ThonJas ' T aylor,
Francis B nshnell, Thomal B a r t m m . tho v illage h v t he D anbury W ater
John-Hoyt, . lames Benedict, S amuel l)aiiv. f rom Twewly'a springs.
18$>. M ethodist society b uilt a eh
Benedict, J udah l iregory, . la'mes Boobo.
All b ut Boobo c ame f rom N arwalk. H e on L iberty j s tivot. First s urvey I
leared hoi-se r ailway from D anhnry t o
was a SI r at ford m a n . T hese
1'and, b uilt h ouses, a nd plrtnted s ome walk.
'
ground. A ll t lio f amilies d id hot at l lrst
join t hem, b ut w ow h'ere t he n e x t y ear, t'txtnly / Vi/iocm/ o st-tiblisiied. D ead.
]S'!7. T h e ; D anbury., Tinii.t, now
KW/>.
In I TSKl t he t own w as l aid o i t b y a rejr- D A M I C U V 3»K\vs. e stablished.
1SIU. N e\ F .ngland 2it-r>tililiciii> 01
u l a r s urvey. T his survey w is t lio b asis
of a p atent a pplied f or f rom t in- g eneral lished. D ead.
1S«KI. First M ethodist c hurch b ur
assembly.
t
In 1702 t he p atent w as g rajnted b y the erected. T his w as on F ranklin s trt
ISKI. P opulation ; >,(W>.
general a ssembly. I t r ead ii(s f ollows :
1S17. D isciples e h u n h o rganized.
\ V I I K I I K \ S , T in- ( U'lirrul c ourt df C onn., h iivo
is:.t). Popjihition ;i,s:;{.
formerly g ranted n n t o . i t i c |ini|i^«|nrs. I n t i a i ' i
IS'Jl. S econd B a p t i s t s ociety e rec
t a n l s oi D aiiliiiry it c cvtuiii I ntel ' o r l a n d c omn i o n l y k n o w n b y H ie i nline ol I 'a i q i i l o c | i u v s aid c h u r c h o n A \'cst W ooster s lt'cet. i
tritei c o n t a i n i n g e ljrhi n dlcs f r»i l t he s outh t o side n ear D eer H i l l a v e n u e .
the n orth l ine, n ud f ront t i n - ; •• to t h e w est
Is;}".'. Firs] I 'liiversalist s ervice h e
line s ix m iles, I xnindod M I i h r n rtheiist c o r n e r t o w n , i n ( jreat i ' l a i n d i s t r i c t ,
w i t h s e\l
wlili u r ock of l ive o r s ix f eet h l^
K i n i i l l s tones l aid i liereon. H o u m K 1 u t 111'1 s m a l l - borough I'luirtov g r a n t e d .
\x~-\. Fimj b ank e stablished ;
east i i irner u n t i a n o t h e r r ock w i t h several - -Iain's
laid I liereon a nd s everal \\\d a t iililjl'ked I h c r c l . v ; D a n b u r y N a t i o n a l b u n k .
I l ie t -'onthwesl <

[at the Ooiirt Hot
Preparations are already bknng

So r oads s ection n i n e f y j s i x o f the
charter i ncorporat i ng tho c Uv o f D anbnry. W i t h t he s igning o f t in 1 b ill t he
would h e passage w as c ompleted, a nd the l ast
the p en i
the s ignature o f
It. is one stroke o ft!. B ulkoleynw ill q uickly t ransMorgan
decidedly fer D anbnry f rom a b orough Into a city.
y Mrs. .1. The m oment t h e l ast m ark i s m ade i n
upstairs), t h a t n ame. I t w ill b e no l onger t ho borouirh, b ut t he c i t y o f D aubury.
; m ade a
W i t h t h e a d v e n t of t h e c i t y t h e r e
i l l i n e r y o f comes, o f c ourse, a great c hange i n ' p u b A c hange i n g overnment
yles i n h er lic a f f a i r s .
en e stub- will n ecessarily b e the llrst t o be m ade.
lory t rade The w arden a nd burgesses, c omposing
I J i m 1 h as tile b orough b oard, w hich f or so m a n y
w h i c h s lii« yours h a v e u rtu i i pu h it e d the p ublic a ffairs
nent I h i m of D a n b u r y , w i l l b e s ucceeded b y the
iplhy t he common c ouncil,comprising t h e m ayor,
lN,'ti. 'jJaifyiury
Hf<;>r<t,r
e stllbli:
n i i c r Will! I I K IM k .
•nontt, h ut board o f a ldermen a nd e ouncilmcn.
t
t rees
;ive. H er U n t i l these o fllecrs, w i t h t h e o thers t o soverarsioncs l ylnti u ponn l iH,i a n i l several c ornel Dead.
l lminded
iiofihwe-,1
is:.".). . The l lrst l ire companies o r
in<l t hose be u lectcd, r eceive t he o a t h o f o llico, t he markedHbIy lIet :A *H t ree w l i l i > cv •ill s tones l iiid
with n
d
i/.ed.
iiiodsomo present b oard r e m a i n s i n o lliee.
t h e r e t o m ul s everal t rees m arked ) ieiu t o a p ond.
]s.'li). i ' o p u l u t i o n I ,"11. S urvov i
The l lrst c i t y e lection t akes p lace, The w hole t r a c t l iclnir a > b efore s lid i ll l o n j j t l i
hould i ne o pening M o n d a y , A p r i l I SHIi, o ne w eek f rom e l u l i l m iles f rom t he s onlli i o H ie j i o r t h l ine a nd for n c a n a l f rom D a n b u r y t o W est
Monday n e x t , w h i c h everything c onsid- In l ireadtli f rom t he e ast t o t h e ^ vesi M X m iles. on I j o n n I slaixl s ound.
>ek.
IS'U.to<r<11<lof Fr<<i>l<»,, ami iSos^-l
ered i s u v ery brief t i m e foi>- t he neces- The f oresiitd t rad o f l and h a v i n g J I H M - I I l > v p urcha>e o r o t h e r w i s i - l u w f u l l v o b t a i n e d o f I n d i a n
Vfternoon. sary p r e p a r a t i o n f or t h e h o l d i n g o f t h i s Proprietors b y the p r.iprieiors I lillial'llaiils n f si-ii'jrr e stablished. Dead.
!<!'_'. P . T, l i a r u u m p u t i n Dan
election.
T he w arden a nd burgesses P a n b n r y a foresaid, a nd v vlien-a- t jhP I n h a b i i a n t ^
:>rgan ro- are e mpowered b y s ection '.'"> o f the n ew of | >i»nl>ury i n t h e c olony of C o n n i f c l i c i U I n N ew .jaill i f ore dl.ibel. ( "O/im <-li<-n! l\t i'0ai!»n
D ead.
charter t o m a k e a ll a r r a n g e m e n t s f or Knfflaml. l uue m ade a p p l i c a t i o n t |o t he n . i v e r n o r t a b s h
Jongrega- voting.
IS-vs1. |-'irst C atholic church sci
A t l east l i v e d ny-s I i e l o r e t h e and c ompany- of t h e said c olony of C o n n e c t i c u t
iy, at .0,::«) day of the e lect i on t hey m ust i ssue a c all assembled i n c o u r t t h e f ourtceul!! d iiv o f M a \ held. F irst; r egular g rocery e st^ibli
p D. or i o n i l n n U o n il he •vfori'-.aid
*t, h a? t ir- for t i n 1 a n n u a l . m eet n ig. T hey m u s t onif t hoiisjind s even h undred n nd i t w o. t h a t i l i c \e aby atent 1f'. N icholsaand nL. (S. i.Jeilodicl
'isio. P o p u l a t i o n 4 ,.">(»1. F irst b u l l
>gramme, provide a s u i t a b l e p olling p lace i n e ach I n i n l a s it i s b ounded u n t o ( l i e p ij-sent r r
put u p for D isciples c h u r c h . I t s
•nrrd t h e w a r d , a nd t he r ogist r ars o f v oters o f t h e tors o f t h e I O H n s l i ] | i of P a i l l n i v t . < >f w h i c h
t o w n m ust p repare a r egistry l ist.
t i n ' s aid t o w n h ave M ood s eized u )ld q i i l c l h |io-; on W h i t e s treet, n ear B a l m f o r t h
Id, a bass
line, w here t h e e lectric l ight t ower
< i f c ourse
w
e otlt r
na
Y. I t c an measure, i t s o e ach o v eardm e n t , a ols, eiach SCSHIM! f or s ome j oin's w i t h o u t i n l c r n p i i o u . is.
wn g
rn
nd
No\ f or a m ore f u l l c o n f i r m a t i o n ^ K n o w \ t h a t
•y--uo\ a
1*11. S t. . James i - l n i r e h b u i l d i n g o
11
m ust d eposit h is b
i t h e t l ie C over n or and
c. I n no eiti/.en p lace o f'his o wn wa l l o t Tn un- iloiirt. a cconiiinf tc ompany assenjbieil 1f v( iencral ed on West - street.
o t he conininiln a nd
virtue
ard.
o
Organ ro- polling
o ur
lsi">. / /(irViir.t 1 . /imri.d/ e staJilished. 1
s ystem
oti
t l i of H ie p ower g r a n t e d t o l lji'-m i >j
ot h us n»- derstandnet h eust b e a co fu av n t en g w ii nhe tl in-1 late . xonvereiti Lord K l i i t f C haijies t he s econd, is:!tl. T ho . l u n t a e stablished. 1
m
qi
d
t
1ms h een gentlv o
of l ilesHcil m emor\n t he l a t e p jntcnt, b o a f l n u
ISI1. S econd B aptist
s ociety
ill t he f our pivsout b u i l d i n g . M a i n s treet.
the series locations o f the l i m i t s o f t h e c i t y a nd of i|a|e of t h e t w e u t v - t h i r d of
each w ard.
t o i t n t h y ear o f I lls n i n l c - U ' s r ot
have ( riven
•«ry g rat1S|!>. D a i v b u r y S aviims b ank e
T h e f ollowing a r e t h e l i m i t s o f t h e and m a u l e d a nd b \e p resents g l v o a nd
huve h is
Urant. r atified a nd c o n t i n u e d , n ntlo J ames l ieeb- lished.
city:
od.
1S.V). P oplilafion.'i.'.HM. Woostor (
t'oinmencinif a t t h e * ouihwo-i c orner o f t h e fhonms T iivlor, S junuel l lcnedict. J itmes i tem
IUV :
bridge c rossing s iinpauic brook n ear i tteo'H b rick dt('t, J o h n H alle » rn'r. M r. . losia j »tnrr, a nd u n elerv a ssociation o rgani/.ed. W asl
....Rossini k i l n , t hence I n a s truliiht H ue n orthwesterly, t o in! t he rest of t h e p ic-ent p roprietors o f t i n U>n'hiH>k u.i!i<l l adder c ompany f orn
heirs a nd a sU'<1)..
the n ortheast c orner o f the i utorseeUou of H b ite t i p f v n s h l p o f D iuibury
l!j"d. A n u nsuccessful e ffort m at
(ioltsclwlk and T rlanJiK 1 s treets, t hence i n a s t r a i g h t •Utfiieos f or o ver, a nd to en •li f t h e m I n s uch
Second
proportion u s t h e y h av
creed u pon; f or inti*oduee p ublic w ater.
line n ortheasterly uAho n ortheast c orner o f the
Uil 1 d ivision of t he s ame, n il o the a foresaid grcgalionalj s ociety o rganixod. W o
Intersection of t he T amarack road a nd t h e
opened.
road r unnlni; e asterly f rom t h e r esidence o f PO- Kr»ot o r parsels o f l and, a s It I - Uotindcd a nd
I n iyoi-salist s ociety p ut up
UT r. I towati. t hence w esterly I n a si m ight l ino purchased t ogether w i t h a ll t l woods u pon
's. p onds, out c hurch b uilding, o n L ilierty si
..... H erd i u to t he n orthwest c orner o f the I ntersection o f inndn. a ralile l ands), m eadows, p i
huntings, Second Congregational c hurch b
...btrvkv.kl said road a nil N o r t h s treet a t I Vtor r . I towan's witters, rivers, i slands, i lshlt
marries
a nd house of w orship on tlio c orner of
mines, m inoral
corner, B O c alled, t hence s outhwesterly I n a
u pon
or
.. . llHvdon straight l ino t o t he n orthwest c orner o f t he l iarn pneclous stones
within
the
D aubury
....... Woly west o f t he h omestead o f H armon P ayne o n nit I d t ract of l and w i t h a ll other p rofits- and Woostier strce.ts.
...... Kaitii Knuiklln s treet, t hence s outh w esterly I n a s traight i u i ! c onu)dlties t hereto a pnort) iliinvr. a nd d o Norwulk r ailway o omplot^Hl.
l.<w. Present Mehootst o huroh
...... Verdi line t o the s outheast c orner o f W estvlllc a venue iMso K nint t o the f orenameu M i , J ames H eebe.
*Sr., S amuel
and t he s treet c alled S taple s treet, n ow b eing Mk'. T homas T aylor. J ohn JH ail s.Slarr a nd the Diciples' liioiHrht t heir present ol:
Itfnt'dlot, ames
opened b y H armon P . S taplobcrK, t hence s outh- rest of Hie JprcscutH enedict, osh inhabitants o f edilice.
p roprietors.
IsVl. Great Hood in D anbury. N
erly I n a s traight l ine t o a p oint 100 f eet west of
the c enter o f the n orthern t ermliu.nis o f W ell a v- Lhuibury a lias P alniuloquo t o theiru i helr h eirs o r tor Eajpuurneot in Woostor .'->cem
veiling.
ttttlfnieca f orever, t ract o f l and s hall b o f orever erected. Woo«ter L ight G uards e
enue, t hence soul h erly I n a s traight l ine t o t he
southeast corner of t he i ntersection of I j tke and hereafter d eemed r eputed a ndito b e an e ntire
t?r at 8.10, Abbott a venues, t hence s outherly I n a s traight township o f I tself, t o h ave'and t o h old t he said lished. (The llrst o ompany i of a
lino t o tho s outhwest e onk>ro( t he I ntersection tract o f l and a nd p remises w ith) a ll ami s ingu- troops in tljio state, to o ffer ite'sorvii
of-West Wooster s treet a nd A mbler's H ill ro*d lar l ite a ppoint i ncut* t ogether [with t he p rivi- the U nited S tates g ovornmeint, i i
.way. - and ut tho s outheast c orner o f the r esidence of J acob leges, I munitiesaml rraDoUsashcran g iven and war of therebeUiod in 1861. JE. K.
Fry, t hence s outheasterly l a a s traight l ine t o t he granted t o the said M r. J ames B«ebe,Mr.Thomas man, c a p t i n .
southwest c orner o f the I ntersection o f J eiferson Taylor. - John l laite, Samuel Benedict. James
for
the
>foh? the iiviTiup a n d H nishv H ill road, t hence e asterly I n Illendlct, Josias Stnrr

id:
Eveulng.
•der at, 8.10,
Burgesses
mwny a nd
before the
and g utter
on vole of

Iftie t o the soutiieaat cbrntet! of ! wK-it'rtHe" arenue
the street c alled Staple street, now i x-lng
open :d i >y H armon 0. StapleyerK, t hence southerly m n s lntlnht l ine to tt p oint 100 f oot- west or
the ofcntBifitf i lu' u vviliorn UrinUigjin of W ell a,vemief t hence s outherly In a H initn(a l i h e t o i u e
BouilitiAsi c orner o f the, I ntersection of L ake n nd
Atd>ottf tveaue;vthi»iie.i>s outherly I n n s traight
line t o the *')iitll\vo«t c orner o f the I ntersection
ofAVest \ Vtjf>httr s treet a nd A mlilur'n H ill M M
at t he B onihoa.st c orner o r t he r esidence, of J acob
Fry, t hence H outhtmHterlv I n A H lrultfllt U n c l o t h e
s(>uiiiwtmt c orner o r t h u IntorMcltoB < >f J oiferson
ayonuo a nd J irushy M ill r oad, U ienec e HHterly I n
lino lo.tne p oint j>f

gnmnt'totfee fhrtnarn
;. Tfomas Taylor; J ohn HaJi*,T«Sr», Sanhiel
iynedlctj James B enedict, Josla Starr and the
est of t he present proprietors, ] i nhabitants of
jhuibury a lias r stuiutonue t o t hefuthelr h eirs o r
k4slKiie.es f orever, t ract of l and Wh*ll be. f :.re\er
hereafter deemed repirted t uullio b e a n e ntire
ownshln of Itself, to h ave'and lo hold the said
if l aud a nd p remises w lilj a ll a nd s lntfiit\r I he a ppointments t ogether w'lth t he p rivli, I mnnlllot a nd f ranchises l ioroln ( riven a nd
granted t o tho said M r. J ames l ujelK'.Mr. T homas
fttylor, J ohn llalte, S rttnnei l encdlct J ames
ik'iidlct,
J owias S tarr
m ill t he o ilier
ihfHoni
i iropfietors I nhabitants o r D an>mry alias I 'ahi|uloi|uc t heir I n-ij-satid n -slnnccs
All v olet's, w ithin t hese l imits, a re en- Drover u ccordinjr l o i l i e t e n o n r f i f h is u nijestx's

itler grade tilled t o t ake a p art i n t he afl'airs o f t in
a nd i ncluded, a mong
Mention o f City o f rtD aiibnry, ho h ave* h itherto r eI h em a 1 m any,
10 r elaying sided b eyond t he wimits o f the m unicipal
l
time w as
been n
•walk c otn- government, a nd h ave not o utlyinglTonla dvantages. These
uml asked ed its a re n ow, a s m uch, entitled t o tdisire,
lo p ay the tricts
p
as i s M ain o r
e. On M r. police a nd o thertidrotectionecessarily b e
W h i t e s treets, a
m ust
voted t h a t illuminated a nd k ept i n no rder, I'tiost
regard lo are f acts t o I H> greatly a ppreciated b y
»f H lekok's residents o f t he m ore thickly populate s idewalk
ed p ortions of tho a nnex's, such o» West
1 > anbury, and he U w r p
'ish of t"hc Street, T he l i tm i l s So f othe ort i ons of S outh
f our w ards t ux
rted I n r e- as f ollows:
liver s treet
liter w ould l l c f t l n n l i i K a t a p oint i n t h e c onfer o f M ain
IMU, a nd h i Hired a nd r u n n i n g \ vesi t h r o u g h t ho c e n t e r o f
l.lln'ary p
to t M s o
t
top lit i i i i u ' resilience lace A l e x aen d e rn l h\ - w e M c orner of Ini na
of
Vlldman t hence
lered p aid :
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of .*-"» f or
' lire a larm
id v* o rdered

>iiuehy f or
rlinont wa*
on H ie,
leddennan
lepartuienl
bn t ile.
ij> t he ivso1 l egislature
ssuo b onds
il a eeepted
ly e vening.
ight u p for
ion of Mr.
irovod.
hut i t was
to p rovide
: city eloe>ady t aken
ted the votward, C ity
k, b ack of
ward, t he
street ; and
house. He
3 C ity H ull
parlies to
Vlr, Doran's

Banner o f Hast ( i r e o n w l c h a n 1 t he c o u n t y o f
nd' I n ' free u i i d
r}otit I n t l i e K i n g d o m o f
. i i i i r n o n *(ixvi(7e a nd not i n r <i/ip t o o r k n l ^ l i t s
they yrallilnfl and

pa-

IK t h e r e f o r e t o

inr s ouveroln l .<ird t he K i n g l •i l leirs a nd s uevossors o itlv t h e t l f l h | «vrt o f ill t he o re. ({old
ind sliver w hich f rom t ime t o time a nd a i a ll
!|me s hall h ereafter l ie C otton lltore l iad o r o litfillie<l I n l ieu o f a ll K onls, s ervl cs P lies a nd d o
In
whalsoovcr a c o o r d i n u > r lmrier.
llness A vhoioof w h a v e o aii-i the S eal o f t h e
ftiloiiy t o he a Uachod h
if M ay one. i JiouHuml . s e v e n h u n d r e d
tiid I n i he f o n r l c c n t h v ear of o ur s imverelirn
(,ord K ing W illiam t he t hlt'd i n I ho i rniooof <;od
pf K i i K l a n d K i n g l >ofcn<ler or t he f a i t h ' itv I d[lonors c o m t i u u u l K . K h n b e r l \\. W in
Ihrop. t !ov.

f

The First U urough ( .liurter.
In IH:.^' the g eneral tutseimilj'chartcix'd
the b orough o f D a n b u r y . ! T he a pplication w as m ade b y M oss W hite a nd o ther
iti/ens. T he honndarii* o f the new
liorough w e p rint b elow, i V s t h e f iu'e o f
Tiiany o f the l ocalities; h as c hanu1 c onsiderably since \^~ W (> > j;ive
lien-with I he ncc'essaryt e .\ph\nation,
[or w nich i nformation w i j a re i ndebted
So F rederick S . W ildman, p resident o f
!In 1 D anbnry S avings b aulk, a nd o ne o f
>ur o ldest clli/.cns.
"Beginning a t n p oint f in t he m i d d l e
:'i\er, t h i r t y rods w est o f jhe bridge near
;he d welling h ouse o f Slcjpllcn . Ambler,
hence f ollowing s nid stjrcam \ to b arn
|ilain b ridge; ( hence s outjli \ vardly t o t h e
tannery o f S tarr \; t hence f ollowing i h e l i i i e p assing jlown t he c ast
-<ide o f t (>wn h ill I ttlietojhe s outh e nd
thereof: t hence i n t he s ame c ourse
town s treet. I cadijng e astwardlv

Itheir

edillee.

tloott iik Daiilnii'v.
ter m jmmhent in ' WoosUT cei
t<>d. Woostfcr L ight G uards
lish'ed. (.The t lrst e ompany |of
troops i n the state. u> offer t&wn
the United S tates g ovt>rnment,
war of the r ylK-Hion i n 18t>l, f c, K
man, c aptain.
1S,">7. C h:irt»'r g ranted f or R oyal
Masonery.' G as i ntroduced.
1ST>^. F iixt C ongrcgutionalsiH'iet
the p resent c hurch.
'isiiO. P opulation T.'-'IM. JtyKfiwn
tablishcd. D ead. K ohanxa w ai
troduced.
•>
IStil. A pril 1 8th, t lrst w ar n
held.
ISiv.. D e»licat ion of W est si ret
givuatioiuil c hurch. C harte^r t 'o
sonic e otuH-il g ranted.
IMM;. 1 'nion Sa\s bank i nst
l.*>(ii. The Hivl c yiinder press
diiced, by D anbury Titms, t un
Xr.ws.
INkS W . A. W hile, d oncr o f t h<
lie I jibrarV, d ied. N ew Y ork 1
(onic a nd i fsorlhern r ailway < vh;i
from W hite Plains, X . 'S'., t o B roi
Conn., 1 c ompleted f rom D :u>bi
Hrookllcld.
IMRI. K o h a n / a d am b urst, t ei
los*<. Present K'ohan/.a d iyn
D a n b u r y A g r i c u l t u r a l s t>eiety < u
ed. T he P ublic L ibrary ( Nl. \!

s t r a i g h t l i n e t « t he c e n t e r o f S teven-" s treet, a t
I N I ntersection w i t h N ew. t h e n c o t h r o u g h t h e
c e n t e r o f S tevens s treet t o i t s I n t e r s e c t i o n w i t h
\\est t h e n c e t h r o u g h t he c e n t r e of A \ o s t s irivi,
1STti. T he D anbury f i n i t e absor
and i Jike H ventio t o i he o i l y l i m i t s , t hence f o l Danbury jfrferntointn, a nd b ecouit
l o w l i i K t he c i t y l i m i t s t o a p oint d irectly o ppo
D . v N n ' f u v J SKWS. P opulation
site t h e c entre o r the s o u t h e r n t c r m l n i i " o f M a i n
K n i g h t s T emplar i nstituted. 1
Hlreoi. i henci.i n ortherly I'll a s trnlKht l ine t o t i n
it o n b ridge o n W hit-e s livet b uilt
oont.ro o f t h e - o i i i h e i n t e r m i n u s o f M a i n - drool
sent t o w n f arm h ouse c ompleted.
t h e n c e n o r t h e r l y i l i r o i i K h t h e c e n t r e o f M ain
s t r e e t t o t l i e p o l n l of I i o>cinnlll);.
First d aily paper. 'I I IK KA
The s econd w ard b cirin-»at it p oint I n H ie c ei
X K W S established ; i lied i ll IS7\'.
l i e of M a i n M r e o t , a n d l o l l , m i n e , I h e n o i l
ISSII Sieji'ii p ower l lrsl a ppl
lioiiiidar\,of t h e I lrst w ard t o t h e c i t y l l m l i
iriu
printl it ug m achHierv b y T in: l > . \.
thenco f o i l o w i n i r i n i c c i t y l i m i t - t o t h e i 'cnlre o r
KWS
Uoldon I l l l l a venue t o t ho c entre o f M ain - ireol
o ilicc b u i l t b y T u t : X r.ws. F irst
Iheiicc ( southerly t h r o u g h H ie c e n t r e of M ali
cvlindcr press i n D a n b u r y , s et
street t o Ihe p oint o f I x^liiDlnu.
The I lilrd w ard l >egin-s a t a p oint I n ( lie c e n l n
'I'm: X K W S . C irculation o f DA
of M n l n s ired. o p|msilo t he c e n t r e of t he l > a u Xr.ws J a n i ^ a r v 1st l,!''_M: S cpteml
i n n ' , and N o r w a l k r a i l w a y s t a t i o n r iilinlliR
Ikt.tKHl. P rij-si-nt j a i l e rected.
easterly u lniiK t he m a i n t rack o f M ild r a i l w a y t i
1S74 7 'tiM/niri/ < f;/<rfn e stablishi'd.
I h e l i n k e onnecilinr t h e said I t a n l m r y a nd N or- from t he K piscopal c hi roh t o a p oint
walk r ailway \ \ i t l i t he l lrookllold l iruneli o f t he l l f t y
re.<ls s onthwarili\g of n t het h el ine ou iIs7."i. ouse / o n S outhe stablished.
o
s The h T he ><in'«iriim s tret v t i n '
ll
jusatonie r a l l \ \ i n . t henco a long I ho t r a c k o f
tfido thcre- General W ooster, w ounded i n the
l.lio s uld l irookllold B runch e asterly l o H ie c roj
t hence
in a
tniight
. line at H igcllefd, d ied w as t orn d ew
I n g a t W h i l e s treet, t hence t h r o u g h t h e o onirif of :
of W h i t e M i r c e i t o t he e astern l i m i t of t he c i t y . to t h e m outh end o f deer h i H l ane ; t h e n c e Peter's e lnireh, c orner M ain a m
northerly, f ollowing t he l hi(> p assing o n ter stivets,; d edie.ated.
Ilience f o l l o w i n g t h e l i m i t - ' o f s aid c ity I n
n o r t h e r l y a nd w e s t e r l y d i r e c t i o n t o ( he." o a-ilern t h e w est s ide o f d eer.hill l ane t o the
S7ii. J n l y - l l h , c elebration o f t l
b o u n d a r y o f - said w eond w a rd. t h e n c e f ollon I ng road
leading f rom Halibut*)' c ourt
said e astern l ioiindaiy o r the second a nd l lrsl house t o U iilgelleld: l licncc w i'sterlv ccntennialiof t he s igning o f the d<
A nicrican i ndependence.
ards t o t h e p oim o f i M ' u i n t i l n j j .
following t he l ine p nssinji o n the s outh lion o f C oticcrt H all t orn down.
ISTS.
The b oundaries o r t h e f o n r l h w ard f o l l o w i h i side o f s aid Itidgeneld r oXd t o the p lace
H o u i l i c r t r i * i i n d a r V l i n e of said t hird w ard t o H u
1ST'.'. A n ew D anbury l i l n a r v o
o i l y I linlis, t hence f olio-" I n n w ild c i t y l i m i t s I n a it i ntei'sci'ts w i t h t he roa 1 l eading T roin F.lmwood I park r c-opencd. ' I'hi'
southerly a nd w esterly d i r e c t i o n t o Ihe e astern the 1 'resbvtcrian m eeting-house t o said house r cinjideled. T elephone h it
itdge
near t he dw
house of
oiindary o f said t lr-Tl w ard, t h e n c e n o r t h e r l y Kid
aloud I he e astern b oundary of s jijd l lrsl w anl •',li W i l d m a n ; t hence n olrthwardly, f olPo]j»nlation l l.fiiiti, 1 'nion
to tho p oint o r i iCKinnlti£.
lowing the l ine passing o i the west side

The d ifferent p olitical o rganizations
are m aking p reparations f or the h olding
of w ard a nd c ity caucuses f or t he n omination of otlleers.
At the a nnual m eetinp t here w ill IK
elected by a p lurality of b allots.amay or
a e l e r k ( a t ix>asurer, a c ity s heriff, a nt:
an a uditor, a ll of w hom shall b e v olci
for. u pon o ne t icket, a nd all of w hoir
when e lected, s hall enter u pon t heii
several ofllees u pon t he Ilrst M oudiu
in M ay, l^i), and shall hold o flico twl
years t herefrom, a nd u ntil t heir s ue
eessors are elected and qualified.
vThus t w be een t hat
elect
*t rue ted to is held ibut, illnce shi two ya\'ityw hile lot
o
ears

of mild last m entioned re ad to t hedwclling h ouse o f H awley W Idmaii; t hence
in a s traight line t o b lin 1 brook bridge
near t he d welling house o f D orastns
Green: thence t o the M othodist m eeting
house i ncluding t he saide a nd the l and
whereon it s tainls ; t henj-e in a s traight
line t o the p lace o f i H'ghining."
Middle r iver i s the s ti>>am t hat Hows
from M iddle l liver distr ict, across M ain
street, n ear C. II. Mer •itt's h at shop.
Stephe.n A mbler's honst stood i n t hat
vicinity.
Tho "barn plain" b rU ge, mentioned is
the bridge on W hite street over Still
river. The t annery of Starr & Sanford

No. 40, F] and A. M. c elebrated i
tury a nniyci^sary.
1$R1. Ne^v K nglaud i \>ad opei
Danbnry. |
ISS'J. P aiquioi]ne h otel b urned,
alarm e stajblished. H atters' s tril
ls,S>. h'VKNtso X KWS e stablish^
18S4. D atibury h ospital estat
German i Lutheraii d edicated,
force orgain/ed. B orough c ourt
lushed.
modelling of the F irst i
The-boroiijih a dopts t he . Sehnyli
trie light or street l ighting. 11
opened f or p atients. Parochial
built.
Tta

wyrifttaa.aid stfcinul, var<l,... , following
.
. :thenee
ulRry of s
eastern b oundary o f t he neeond a nd rti>t

d b n-Hk
wa^ds t o the point o f b etiluuiuji.
up t ho reso- The b ojiudikrles Of t he f ourth w ard f ollow t he
Southern boundiu'y l ine o f w ild U drVI w ard t o the
ld leiglMttEura elty l imits, t lteuee f ollo-wlui; m ud l efty ( n u t t s i n a
jsane, boiulfl
w
ireellon it) H
IK] H coopUid southerly and iUdesterly dw ard, l lieiiee ie oeastern
fs
u rlheriv
lny 6V9Uing. boundary (o•HAltrn fbirst
jthniK ' he
oundary o f m i)d l lrsi w ard
night i i)) f or to t he p oint o f b eginning.
>tion o f Mr.
The d ift'oitmt ] >olitleiil o rganisations
iproved.
that i t wan are m aking preparations f or the h olding
to pro v ide of w ard a nd c ity c aucuses f or the n omig e lty oloe- ination of otlioors.
ready t aken At t he a nnual m eeting t here w ill b o
Ixod t ho v ot- elected b y t\y of b allots,a m ayor,
I w ard, City a c lerk, a t reasurer, t i c ity s heriff, "ami
n l i , b iii k o f an a u d i t o r , a ll o f w hom snail b e v oted
d w ard, t he for . u p o n o ne t i c k e t , a nd all of w hom
stn'et; n nd whun e lected, s hall e nter u pon t heir

t he llrst M ondav
In M ay, 18«), a nd s hall h old o llieo t wo
years t h e r e f r o m , a nd u n t i l t h e i r s uccessors a ro e lected a nd q u a l i f i e d .
«.Thns i t w ill b e seen t hat a c ity e lection
is h old b ut o nce i n two y ears'whlle a s
heretofore t h e b orough o fllcorn w ero
olouted a n n u a l l y . T hesocandidates w ill
bo n ominated b y'each p arty a t a general c aucus.
The s ection p r o v i d i n g f ur w ard o theors i s as f ollows, a nd it w i l l b e seci
t h a t t h e i r t e r m s o f i >tllce d i f l e r m aterially f rom t hose ot t he g eneral o lliccs
lion b o g r a n t - above m entioned r*
i n a d i ' p arsed,
At wild aauuiil ai • l i n t ; h eld o n t h e l ast M oil
ami' o f ( 'lias, day "f . \|>rll. I KS<I a nd b i e n n i a l l y ( h e r e a f t e r
I, NSI'
.' H ose r oin- Die Votrrx ! t h e l lr-t a nd t h i r d w ants o f s ah
tteamer, a lso cllv s luill I ' ' ' I l o i n i h i ' i i n n i n b e i ' o ne a lder
:, m ember o f iiliin f rom i r h w a r d , w ho M hall ! «• a r eslden
rr o n t he c n- oT l i i K n's|)f' U s e w ard, a nd who s hall l ioM o illei
vein-* f
l lrsi M onday o f .May n
vero o rdered for t w l injf a m rom l ltlhe helrsiieeessorsare e lct ex
sure
i Ill l I
l ei
and i |iialliled. A t s aid a n n u a l m eeting, h eld ol
|> I h r m a l l e i ' I h r la-.! M onday of A p i l l . ! •>•<!', ( he \ o t e r s of t l u
v i n g a k ey t o set-olid a nd f o u r l l i w a r d s of w ild e l l y s hall e lee
all l i o n ; _ ' h a p - from ( h e i r n u m b e r o ne a lderman f or e ael
. K a s t i u a n a s w i n d , \ \ h o i h a l l I n 1 a r esident of l i l t i v-pei l l v
H t e o p resent Ward a iul s lfeall I mld o ilier f or one \ e a r f rom t h i
In M
t
hi
on ho s hould llrsi Monday leeli'day. t •>-!>. a nd i i nAilKt tliee lH i i H it a
eon-tors a re e
n nd i |1ialllled.
nu
u t t e r w an i v- nieellni; h eld o il H ie l u-<l M onday o l A p r i l , I V H I
>o, i v f t c r I h oy and b i e n n i a l l y I h e r e a f t e r , ( he v oters of * ;ili
guess t o g ive
t u l a n d f o u r t h w a r d * - h a l l I n l i k e n iiugie
elect a n a l d e r m a n f r o m e aeh v wiril. w ho s fial
• l ine.
•om t lie r osi- hold o ilier f or m , > v eiu-t I n , i n I h e I I rM M ollda
of t he p oor I n M U V n e \ t uereeitluir. a mi n i i i l l t h e i r s in
a nd i |iiall(led.
iir t he p ark. ees-iori l irenei leeleiliie!'!!!!^ h ehl o n Ihe l asl M oll
Al s aid a i i u i l i
t<^ t he road day o f A p r i l , l s>u. H ie v oters , .f e m-h of t h
>ard a d j u u r n - wards of m il,I c i t y -dm 11 e leel f i o n i I h e l i • niimbe
ihig.
two e o u n e l l m e n , « h o n hall b o r e»ldi'liN o f I h e l
respective w ards. H ie o ne r e r e l v l n n I he l iluhi-s
U U I l l l i e i o f l i M l l o l t I n h old olliee l or two y eiu-»
and (he one r eceiving t he n e x t h lifhest i iiilnbe
rst.
of b allots I n h old i > M ! !• f or o ne v ear e oinmeiii
Rt U nit t heir Inn o il t he l lrnl M o n d a y of M ay, t '-tyi. I n ease o f
a i n i l y H hould tie v ole t he i rs|)(<iMIVi< l e r u i " b eln« d ueljeil b
ie b<'*t f a m i l y lot b y i > m odi'rulor o f s aid w ard, a nd t u d d l n
) c loanw 4 ho olliee n n l l l ( heir s iuTenHois a re e lei t ed- a n
iouf. F or « ato i|iialllled: a nd u n m m l h . Ihereafter o n t hi- l as
y n it l eading Monday o f A p i l l i n e aeh y ear, ( he v olers o f ear
of (he w ards o f - mid i l l y s hall I n l i k e n i a n m
eleet o ne e oiilH'llinan. w'tio s hall h old oltlee f t
. iwo y ears, e onunenclnii o n Ihe l lrst M onday <
]ipolnls a ny- MUV I n e aeh y ear, a nd u n t i l t heir s ueeesnors u r
uilly gowl.
l oloclud » uil y ualitled. A ll o Mlcera c lccloU i >) t l

j l lOUHO.

H t 1 several olllces u pon

ho C ity H all
h p art los to
Mr. D oran's
iiHtrueted t o
si.
passed t hat
d g utter on
;h to S outh
•ntfl o n W est
1 a sking f or
nir H oylo us
1*1 Hft. Mr.

fc

U
1-

?<nirt
oarf'"ii leading 'from
ous/e :t<i Ilidgtttlold; theneo; westerly
i: on ' the s outh
illowiug the l ino
de of said H idgetU'ld road t o t he p luct
Inteneoto w i t h t he ma 1 ' leading f rom
_u> Presbyterian meet in; :-house to said
lidgetleUi n ear t he dw •Ming h ouse o f
',li W ildinan ; t luwo n u •llrwanlly, f ol>wing t lie l ino passing o i the west side
f said hu*t i ntMitioiHHl i;o(ad to t hedwellig house of H awley W Idnuill ; thence
bridge
1
i a s traight l ine t o
oar t ho d wellin; lionise of H orastus
Jreeii; t honco t o the M thodist m eeting
ouse i ncluding t he sal :• a nd the l and
vhereon i t s t a n t l s ; t he: •e in a s traight
no t o the p lace o f hogi ning."
Middle r i v e r i s the st •am t h a t H ows
com M iddle U iver d ist ct, a cross M ain
tivet, n ear C. I I. M el id's h at s hop.
itepheu A mbler's h ous

rdood

ee|U<>iinial,:of t-hn siprning of t he tufa of Aiiierlean itideiiendowo.
IST'S. C oiUvrt ] lall t orn d own.
K-<7'.). A l iew D anbury l iUjarv
Khnwood i purk r e-opeiunl. l h
house remodeled, ^Vlephoiie ii

in t h a t

icinity.

Tho " barn p lain" b ri go. m entioned is
ho b ridge o n W hitt
.reot o ver S till
iver. T ho t a n n e r y o f Starr \!
tood a t t ho f oot o f Lib r t y s treet,whore
'. I1', lleiiobi'y's b ill lings n ow are.
At the
'Town" s treet i s M a i l street.
H ' g i n n i n g o f the c i'jit •y i t w as.calle«l
Town s treet.
T he I liseopal c h u r c h
tood i n ( l i e p resent g ra e y ard on S oul h
tivet. " Deer h i l l l a >•' i s l )«>er H i l l
ivenue. T he r oad l i ling f rom t h e
lanbnry c ourt house to H idgelleld i s
VVoostcr a nd W est \ Voi t c r s t r eels T he
it h er r oad s poken o l i t h i s c onnection
s W est s t r e e t . T he I 'l sbylcrian m cetng h ouse w as t h e b u i l ng o f t lie l-'iivt
'oilgivglltlonul c h n n , l ater c oncert
mil, w hich stood w h c i
is n ow ( h o s ollit'fs' m onument.
H id b rook i s t h e
1m s treet n ear
stream t h a t crosses
J i \. M r . ( J n
n H \d i n I hat v i c i n i t y .
'he M e t h o d i s t "incut i ng h ouse" w as
hen o n l - ' r a n k l i n s t r eij't.
The l lorongh | Cidnrgeil.
The n e x t y ear I liv c h a r t e r o n its
otrthern l imits w a s i flmuged. I n t h a t
ime t he e levat i on on K v l i i c h s t a n d s t he
Liberty s treet s chool ; w as c a l l e d Hose
Island.
In I KK! ( hero w as an e n h t r g e m e n t o l
the w hole b y the l egislature. T his provision w as p rinted i n j M u i i d a y ' s l'',\i N U N r:ws.
lu IW.1J t he b orough s boundarieo w ere
xt^l a s t h e y r emahujd u n t i l n ow.

Chronological K eronl.

ed.
1880. P opulation 1 1,filUi, I 'nioi
No. 40, K. and A. M. c elebrated
turv a nnivei'sary.
18\^1. N e^v K nglaud n rnd opi
Danbury.
188:.', Pa lit i nioijue "hotel b urnoi
lilarm e stablished. H atters' s tr
188;!. K vi-:xixu Xv.ws e stablish!
1884. D anbury hospital esta
(ierimin l ,jutheran d edicated,
force o rgajii/.ed. H oi o ugh c om
lished.
188.V U oinodelling of the First
The b orough a dopts t he S clmy
trie l ight j 'orstn-et l ighting. 1
optMied f oif p atients. P aroehia
built.
issii. D ajibury
liospiUll e h
Honsatoni.c r oad leaded t in 1 1
anil N orwialk r ailwalk. T o\vn
tahlished. <• C ity H all c ompleted
1887. llo|"so r ailway opened t o i
lie. Bourn o f T rade o rganized
t r i e l ight i ntroduced.

18S8. l ''iiisi p a v e m e n t l a i d . T h
iiiii l>,-iiiix-iiii! i now t he / V. . <>•) os<!'
188;). |''irst l ire s t e a m e r p ure
P o p u l a t i o n e s t i m a t e d a t 1 8,(HK).

The I I n est b u t t e i ; can b e Con
N. S t u m p !"s. i n one pound p ril
cents.

I»r. K, Klnicr Ke«>lor,
P H Y S I C I A N A N D S URGH
Disease^ of t he eyo, ear and t
specialty.- K ve* e xamiiUHl anO
m-ientitlenjlly U tted.
Olliee h ours : 10 t o 12 a. m., 't
1 t o 8 p . i n.
1711 M a i n street, opp. C lt

1 l ow I S aved M y 1

1 w a« t akifii s ick w hile a t t he d i n n e r
terrible d lstlivs I n my s toinitch. H efi
had l ieen I mam a mi s iroiiK. l°or f our
I k ept K c t t l i i K w orne, d espite i h o e iror
docloio. I l ost f o r t y p ounds a nd w in
t h a t 1 c ould l ive b ut a f ew d ays. M
was

Stomach a nd l a v

C o m p l a i n t , r e s u l t i n g I n n n a iltu-K of l it!
The f o l l o w i n g rveotjd o f l eading e vents At t h i s l inn) 1 s aw p r. P «\d K e n n e d y '
in t he g r o w t h o f the ( own a nd the b or- Hc-inedy •TKonrtout, N . V ., a dvertised,
ough o f D a n b u r y w i l l b e of i u t o r t o s i t o for ii b ottle, I also s ent f or my p ins
told h im f lMit,I was R olnir t o t rv UM
all o ur p eople :
KenuMly. H o e xauUnud 1! a nd lold nu
IfiS-l. T emporary m itt l e n i e n t . ,
llir^H' d a y s n nd l ei h im k n o w t lie r esul
l(iSf>. I V r m a n e n t s t j t t l e m e n t ^
three d ays 5 w alked f our m iles. l > r .
liilHi. K h-pt C ongreejution c hurch b uilt. Favorite H omeilv lias R aved B IV I t
17tr_'. C h a r t e r o f town g nintcd.
iilitwr. Stale M ill's,, Hogs Co., Ohio,

170S. D anbnry n nuje a g arrison a gainst
Indians.
1711). Second C ongregational o hmvh
built f ur t ho JJrdt society.

Dr, Kennedy's Favorite R

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SING NEWS, THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1889.

1.
T.
er.
rv.
nil

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sof

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fol-

rles
airinji
illlll

was
por
Kvd
>ort<
orhus
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till

uut-lit

001) F IUDAY.
• l i y n t l iirjje s hall h e residents n f'sald r ll.v, a nd
l'i'2"i, First K j)iscopal s ervice held.
ill o illcersdeciril h y the s everal w ards s hall b e
iTfi/i. T homas T aylor, l lrst r epresentaresidents n i s iiit'l w 'nrds, i ilul s h;ill \ a c a i e l l i e i r ive t o the • jeileral a ssembly, a nd the IIP H ell-io
His.'rvaiu-os I n t i n - C i t y Toiltlce b y i vaitivftt I heretroiu.
ast t 'l t h e o riginal s ettlers duxl. l {ev.
M»rro\\
)•'. l leh o t ' t h e s e o fficers i s l o be I I O U I - Vl.r. S hore, Ili'sti o rdained m inister, d ied.
i l H i t e d b y the v oters o f t h e i r r espective
.17511. F irst c ensus. Population l..r>~7.
Ht'KCII.
ST. .1 A ^ Us
wards a t c aucuses h eld i n e ach w a r d .
.17l>.'>. Flj-st F.piseopal e h u n - h b uilt.
Services \ ill b o h eld i n the m orning
The p residing o lllcer I n e ach w ard s lmll i e South s treet.
•five H ie b i i i i o i s of a ll p ersons w hose m imes a re
17l!:">. K ohoH S a n d c i n a n , r o u n d e r o f it 1 0 :iu, a m ill t h e e vening a t i :•'!<>.
-euUiered on t he l ist i n s aid w a r d , u nless U K
he S a n d e m a n i a n c h u r c h i n A m e r i c a ,
'ICli's ( A T l l o l . l C ( I t t ' C H .
•Itfhl of a ny s uch p erson t o v ote s hall l ie d ial i r r i v e d i n D aiihury.
elided. I n w h i c h case t he p resldinn'ollleer - I m l J
Services i i K lii' m o r n i n g a t S o 'clock
17lis. T he F irst ( 'onfirre^atlonal s ociety Hid process (}ii o f the s acrament f rom
icfore r eceiving s aid v ole m ake i n i | \ i l r y I n t o M ir
rllflil of s aid person l o v ole, a nd h ear a nd d eter n i t u p t h e i r t h i r d b u i l d i n g .
;-y t o t he a l t a r . D nrin-r t he
1771.
R tibert H a u d e m a n d ied
First l a v t h e el urcli w i l l b e o pen f o r t i n
m i n e s ucjt c tin l ien fit' a d n n n l s i e r o ^jh-- t o H it
wrllcs c hallenged a nd all w itnesses h eard i n r e- M i h l i c l i b r a r y established.
' I h e uross. A t 7 :'><) p . m .,
atlon t hereto, m id u pon d e l e r m l n i i i K t h e c hal
1771. I ' o p u l n t i o n . :.',.'.:,'<;.
he u doi a l i i li a nd s tations o f t i n 1 cross
enue, r eceive o r r eject said v ole
177">. D ysentery e pidemic. ( » n e h u i l - w i l l b e h e l l !
The n ame o f a n v e lector I m u l v e r l e n l h o i n l l l e i l
'roiu M iiiil l ist h y said r egistrars o r by c lerical Ircd a n d t h i r t y d eatlis.
•I'll I I.TTI! K l i A N c l l l ' l t C I I j
177U. D a n b u r y made a d epot o f a r m y
•rror. m ay be a dded u pon e lecllon . day b v I h e
UlppliOH.
l o r n i i i L ; ^ 1 \i w i l l b e h eld " at 10:.">0
|>rcslditi({,olllcer o f H ie w ard I n whlijh Kltdi e lec
1 7 1 7 . D a n b u r y b urned b \e H r i l i s h .
lor r esides, u pon s w o r n p roof o f his r i^hi t o v ote
1
^
The p olls t u e ach w ard s hall lie o pcij f rom n u n General \ Vooster k illed 1 77S. F our h riy;N >•• \ r i i A v s i : i ; \.
i>'cl(jck I Q' H ie f orenoon u n t i l l ive o 'clock i n H it ides o f C o n t i n e n t a l a r m y o n S h c l t c i
l-'Ust D ay s e r v i c e s w i l l b e
uflertiooii'on H ie d ay of e ach a n n i j a l j u e e i m t f Rock h i l l .
The r egistrars o f v o t e r s o f t h e l o w n n f H aiibury
17N). U n i o n l od-e. N o. 10, F . xS; A . M ., icld a t U K*! H aptist c h u r c h t o-morrow
who for all t h e p urposes of J lils a r t . s h a l l i > i
t h e b oard o f r egistrars f or i hlfffeiu o f l > a n b n r v instituted, l-'irst h at f actory i n A merica imler t he i fliarSc o f t he U ev. D r. M axshall b y a Kieemcnl i f p ossible. I f i nit b v l ot a p s t a r t e tl i n I > a i i b u r v , o n the s i l o o f l h w e l l . A ddifcsscX \ \ i i l h e m a d e b y t ht 1
polnl s ome e l e c t o r f l o u r c adi w ard ( o b e H ie p re N l i i i n s treet s t a t i o n o f the D a n b u r y a nd niTcrcjil i |fc.sioiXiniijJrdhcrs. A t t h i s
: o lllcer l it said w a r d , i ll s aid a l i n u a l m eet N'ol'walk r a i l w a v , b y / adoc B e n e d i c t .
service a c duect i onjjlyp b e t a k e n u p for
They s hall a lso a p p o i n i o ne < >r m ore a s
17s:.'. I ' o p u l a t i i m ^ '.717.
he C hildren's I lotiiT
sislanl* I n r e l i e v e s uid p r e s i d i n g o lllcer i n I d17S|.
D a n b u i v m ade a s hire t o w n .
d u t i e s . T hey s h a l l a lso a p p o i n i s o^ue s m l a b l i
17s."i. F irst ('ongnnational s ociety p u t
(lersou l o c heck I h e \ n t u i K l i s t i n ' e a c h w a r d
Hat Shipments.
A flerwards
and s uitable p nrsons l o c o u n t t h e : \ o i c m t i n u p t h e i r f o u r t h b u i l d i n g .
m a i l e C oncert H u l l , a nd s tood w here t h e
close of t h e p olls i u e ach w ard. T he p icstdliit:
The s fiipjnenl ( > f h a t s f or t i n 1 w eek
n i c e r - h a l l r eceive a nd d eposit i p H ie b allo soldiers' m o i u i m t ' i i t n ow s t a n d s , f oot o f
West s treet. F irst H a p t i s t s ociety o r- l u l i n . u \ p t ) i l 1 -i. l i i n o n n t i ' d l o l.'iT.'l eases.
o\e b allois i ff a ll p ei s ons f o u n d ! q ua 11 l ied b
vote.
nanised. T his i s the K h i f i S treet disI m m e d i a t e l y a t Ihe c lose of i l|e p olls H n ficl I t a p t i s t ' c h u r e l i . I 'lrst c ourt h oiisi
M i s s M . F rrirersiju.No.l.'dl'.j M a i n s t r e e t ,
ciiunl.ers, w l l h o n l r e m o v i n g t h e b oS f rom sail Hid j a i l e rected.
visiles t o a t l H o u u c c t o the" public that
pollft. H h a l l p u b l i c l y c ount I h e b a j l o i s I h c r c h
riS'.i. F irst M e t h o d i s t
s ervice h eld she vs r e a i U \ h a f u l l l i n e o f m i l l i n e r y
c o i f l a l n e i l a nd H hal'l d e l i v e r I he res J ill t hereof I ,
_iooi|s, i n l r l m m e t l h a t s a nd b o n n e t s , f or
lo the | .res|dlnu o illrer o f R aid w ard, w h o s h u l lle\ J esse Loc c o n d u c t e d i t.
171H1. S econd I (apt 1st s ocicl \d
he F a s t e r
publicly d tx'lare t he s ame I n m i e d i a l e U t h e r o
a f t e r H ie p residing o lllcers i n e ach < ^f ""' s evera I'his w as i n M i r y H rook d i s t r i c t , a nd i:
NVe d o n ' t o f t e n m i x u p i n m at t ors t h at
jvanU of said c i t y , e x c e p t I h e M r s i . i tliiill H a n s !viiown a s t i l e S econd H a p t i s t c h u r c h o f
hilt t o the p residiiiR o lllcer of I he I (I'N| w ard o D a n b u r y . First n ewspaper, 71/" / •'iirmri
l» n ot c oiiiliM'ti u s, b ut we c onsider l lrnssaid c |ly a c e r l l f l c a i e o f Ihe r esult! i n e ach o V o i n - i K i f . " D ead. P o p u l a t i o n , : i,(K!l.
;cls s ,i;ip t lije v ery b est i u t h e m a r k e t .
their I 'espccliv** w ards: s aid | u'esidi|un o illt I M ' o
17U1. J a i l destroyed b y t ire. S et - olid
Ihe l lrsi w ard s hall f o r t h w i t h c aiistj u aid r e l i i r n ijr. A . I'. M oDormhl.
lo b e c omplied a nd p u b l b - U a n n o u n c e t i n j a i l b u i l t b y p roceeds f rom l o l l o r v .
1711!.' l s hall p t h w i
u i l l e a ( o p\f i n
I l t S k M l s N D ecori
uaines of i ho s uccessful i a n d i d a l e s j l o r H ie s e\l o illces, a.nd p irst f o rapert h t I mlixillllstablish said r eturns' ll o V h el <-\<\kA«N ufA hall rS U I K ; K O N ^
Heaver H rook d i s t r i c t .
N ow the M e- i i i M a i n p t r e e t . o pposite- ( he W ooster
A r t b u r H rot h ers' m ill.
[louse, D atjbnrv, C onn.
the S AUIO.
17'.)'!. K«/>«'l|i»-iin . / O H I - I K I ' t >s(abli,slied
t M liee h oijirs " Till'.l a . m ., I t o .'! p. ra.,
The p nvstdiin: I 'Ulcer of i hi- d rsij w a r d - lial Dead.
5 t o 8 p . m .i
Iflve n oilce o f H ie a dlounimout o f l s u l d a u i i u a
17!'!. Second H a p t i s t c h u r c h b u i l d i n g
Ijteetlntj t i l l t h e n e x t d m .
put u p, in M i r y H rook d i s t r i c t .
1111; n.
The v o t i n p p lace o f the l lrs) w ard w i l
bo
at ( tie C i t y H a l l , t l j e
s eeoni ,*-(i/.'.-! e stablished. D ead.
Sis\iiys. - n P animrv. A pril 1 7th, M rs. Chrlsnt t he r i n k , t lie t hird at t he j Metro])(ili ] isoo. I'opuTatton, ; i,iw>.
t i n e S liuioiiji . a c eil iu y ears, 5 i noaths iind 14
tan H a l l , W h l t o s t n M ' t . a nd j lho f otirtl I I Stil. ( Jreiit l lootl. S mall-pox e p i d e m i c duvs.
at the C ourt I loust 1 .
* 1^*-'. FuriHWf' .Ttmrnfil tuttt Ciiluinbin Arl
Funeral t i c her l ate r esilience :U West. W w
I ' n ' p a n t t i o n s a it 1 a lready b ji-injr m adt t'stablished. D ead.
ter s t r e e t , Th" lay a! 'J p. i n.
by t h t > d hTt'rent c ommittees.
is."ki. F irst I ' n i v o r s a l i s l c hurch b uihlSTOVE. I n t h i s t own. A p r i l " K ill. M ary A .
iuil e nn'li'd. T his w as on t h e c orner o Slone. a ired i
Tho First C lu»rt»«r.|
D a n b n r y w as t lrst o eenjiieil b y w h i t M a i n a nd*\Voostor s treets, o pposite t h <
neopltMii 1884. \ Thoro w orv t }ijuhf f u i n i jail. D a n b u r y ' •'<«<•/'• e stablisne<1. l )ead
1SJU. F irst p ipe w a t < v r i utrothiee-tl i i
fivs. T in 1 m en w en 1 T homas T ayloi
Frnncis n n s h n e l l , T homa* H a r m u n t i n 1 v illage b v ( lie D anbury W ater com
J o h n H o y t , . lames H oiiodlH, S amui' panv, f rom Twewty'a spriu.irs.
IS-'Vi. M ethodist s 'ocioty b u i l t a e hiin'l
B'oiu i diet,"Jiidah \ ;res:ory, .la'mes Beebt
All b ut H e»>boeaun> f rom N ojnvalk. H on Liberty s tivot. First s urvey for i
was u S t n i t f o n l m an. T luw i^n e leare horse r ailway from D anbnry t o Nor
laud, b uilt housos, a nd n lanted som walk,
ISIiti, Jliinhni'y
t'lu'onit'li' (ln<i
Fttiffitl
uromid. A ll the f aiuilU's < li(J n ot at !h>
jt>in t hem, b ut wvro herv t he n ext.yeiu f'onn/y lt?ini)crfit e stttblisluHl, Dead.
1S;!T. T h e ; D unburv,, Ti>i>m, now T n
,,,.,,,_..,...

Iffiirtl
Iiibferty' \, jj "Fir&t! survey* for a
Allbut'Reebe caftiie^rrom Nrayalk.
pass- was a Stratford j iian. These riirn Cleared lorsej railway frorfi! D anbnry to Nor<* |
ind, built .honaes, and plrtnted soim mlk.'
18JHI. panWry Chrtmicd- ami* Fairti*l<l
: the "round, An i ho f -amilies f liri.nnf nt (m.i o n m i. ^ ll the r i x i i i i i . ^ nidipot a f li'^i
\>nnty lk*ni<\rra( e stablished. D ead.
Dan- oln t ht'in, b ut wer«! here t he*ne.\ y eai
LS'it. T h e 1 D anbnryt Tiintx, n ow T in?
ill the c>ar..
i last In 17!).'5 the t xnvn was l aid o it by a reg > A M n " H Y
ire of ilar s urvey. T his s urvey w t rt ( lie basis 1MM. N eW K ngland JttjmbU&an e stabr
nuirt- )f a patent a pplied f or f rom t 'fu- g eneral Ished. Dead.
ISO!'. First M ethodist, e hnreh

j
i <'ity. issomblv.
ide I n
In 170^ t he p atent was. g ranted b y the reeled. T his w as on F ranklin s treet.
isio. P opulation ;i,c<M>.
• b ur- general a Hsembly, I t read n a folloWH :
1M1T. Disejiples t 'hiiri h u rgani/.ed.
W I I K U K V S , T he C eneral e ourl ( f C onn., h ave
1K:.'0. I 'opiilation :!,ST3.
then irnierly g ranted i i n t o . l l i > ' p roprietors, I n h a b l
|iu!i
iinent

l i m t l \»

y t in
uiyor
linen

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o. H it
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froii
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I d is
• (Ire
i!u o

i>f
iionly K n o w n b y Ihe n ame o f l 'alit|iilo<|uo. s aid
ract
lirhl m iles fv.l i I he s mith t o
. > • n o r t h l int 1 ami f rom t he
t i l l ' W est
l i l t ' » i X I l l l l f S , b l H l l l d C d l i t t i l l ' 110 'theasl c ornrr
w i t h a rock of l lvi' o r s ix i Vrt l ilRl . w i t h s i'\cr:il
Hinall s tones l alil i lii'ri'on. HountlC' I u t t in' s outh
.........
•nst i -orntT w i t h u notlior r ock wttuj*evorul s tones
alii t hereon anil s everal t uns. m ajrked t hereby:
loiinded a t t h e H onthwesl c orner i w l t h a K ock.
several s tones l y i n g u pon i t . a nil! s everal l ives
narked l >y I t : B ounded n t I he m >rili\vcsl c ornet
w i t h a w h i l e . \sh t ree w i t h s everal s lones l aid
hereto a nd s everal l iven m arked j iearloa pond.
The w hole I m et b elnir u s l ie Tore , snld I n I r n g i l i
•Ighl m iles f rom l l ie t iontli t o H ie b erth l ine a nd
il l lreudth f rom t he eiist t o i l i > - < |\0sl s ix m iles.
The f oresald tract o f l and h a v i n g , been b y p ur
•hase o r o lherwlsi' l awfully o blaljied o f I ndian
I'l'oprietors l >y t h e p roprietors ' I n h a l i l l a n i s o l
l i a n l i i i r y a foresaid, a nd u herea> t,he l n h a l > l ! a n l >f ( > a n l n i r \n Ihe i -olony of t ' o i i n c f r l H ' i i l I n New
Knjiland. h a \ u iiitle i ii>(illeaiion t ;o the k 'ovcnim
Hid r ompuny of t he said c olony o f t ' o i n i e i - t l c n l
is.seinlik'd I n c ourt t h e f o u r t e e n t h i lav o f May
•nit? t housand M -VCII l iniiilreil a nd i lwo. i h ; i i i h e \e

and as i t H h ounded n n l o H ie p u^etil I 'roprle
ors o f t h e t n w n s l i i p o f p a n t u i r v ( if w h i c h I r ac
ihn s*ld t own l iave stood scizeil a )ul q ulcth p os
scrtned f or s ome y ears w lllii>i|t I n i c r i i p i i o n
NoW f or u m ore f u l l c o n t i n u a t i o n . K n o w \ i l i a
Hit! ( Jovemor a nd c ompany a ssenjiijed I n « ;etii-ra
.Imiri. u ecordiiiK t o the c o m i n u n i ( a nd i\ v i r t m
if t he p o\vi-r g ranted t o l ljcui l i> 0 111
late H oinerctn L ord K l i i t f d iaries i i i e H i - c o i i d
if l itesNcil m einorv I n the l u t e i ialcnl, h earlii
laic of t he ! w e n i \ - l h i r d ••! A pHl i n Ihe f our
t e i i n l h y ear o f I l l s i u a | e - l > ' M r eijrn. h ave j rivei
»tnl K l'iiiitt'il a nd l i> t hese p resents y U c a m
Ki'fint. r ntllleil a nd c o n l l r n i r d . u ntln J ames i teelie
rilomas T nvlnr, S iniiiiel l lene.llcjl. J itinc- I teiie
J o h n l l a l l e « en'r.. M r. . lo^iaj S tarr, a nd nn
the r est of t h e p resent p r [irlelors o f
U o v n s h l p o f H anbury a nd I l i e h heirs m id
si|inees f or e \or. and t o em h i f t hem I n snd
priiportloil a s I hev h ave a lread> i treed u pon
Uie d ivision o f the s ame, a ll o the a fores:tl
Hrflct o r p ai'si'ls o f l and a s I t I.- lionnded a n
purchased t ogether w i t h a l l I I Hoods n poi
Binds, a rable l anilx. m eadow:
-), p ondfillers. r iver>. " islands. l lshli , h iintini:pianlcs a m
fi>wllu^s, m ines. n ilnenil
\vltlilu
Hi
precious s tones u pon
or
said t ract o f l and n u l l a ll o i l i e r p r o l l t
HljHl e oinodlties I herelo a p p e i l i inhiir, a nd d
ill^o K nint t o the f orenained M l . J ames l iceln
>I'^. T homas '1'iiylor, J ohn H al s, «tM\ S annn
lienedlel, J ames l ieiiedii't. Jo»l Hlarr a nd t h
rest o f the p resent p roprietors, liilialiltnnts •
i U ii«»ii<iin.Uiinbury a iiiiH r uli<iulo<nie t o than t h e i r heirs i usslgnees f orever, t ract of l and h ii'nll b e f -.reve
bereafier d eemed r eputed u ndito b e a n e n i l i
township o f t lseir. lo h ave a nd j to h old t t ic sal
tract o f m nd a nd p remlsex w ill; n il m id s linri
Uir H ie H |)polninieni*t t njrcther w ith t he p rlv
U'ges, I munltleK i tnd f ranehlm's h erein g iven a n
framed t o t he said M r. J ames I kelH'.Mr.Thoma
Thylor, J ohn H alt)'. J vinmci i jenedlct. J umc
ISendlet.
J tisias S tnrr
anjd
t he o iltt
prt'Heut
p roprietors I nUabltints of
P ar
Wiry a lias l 'ah<iuio>|ue t heir h eir* a nd a ssignee
{«re"ver u ecordtng lo l ite t enour o f his m ajesty
ujianuer o f Kast ( iivenwlch a njl H ie c ounty i
Kent I n U ie K ingdom o f K inflajnd! I n f ree a n
aininion flown* a nd not in mitoto «r k n i g l i t
service t hey y enldlng a mi (UtyVZ t lierefore t
cinr donvcrotu l.onl the K ing his Heirs a mi sin

I^LM. H eeiind B ant i st s oeiet J' e reeh'il a
hnreh ( Hi > \Vest WoMttT s li'eet, n o r t h
near D eer H ill a venue.
Firs I ' nivorsalist s erviet> held i n
own. i n ( , rent I 'lain d i s t r i c t ,
First
lonm
i r t e r g ranted.
bank e stnlilislied ; u > i \ .
Kirn1

)anbnry Nlitlouul b ank.
J)m\l>nry

A'ccon/i

established.

)ead.

The f i r s t t in* c ompanies
/.cd.
IS-Ki. 1 'opnlation I ,.'ill. S nrvev m ade
'or u e iinal . from D a n b n r y t o W est p ort
>n 1,01111 l .slnnd s ound.
I M ill. Hir<tld <>/ / *>!»,(<>M an:l (:<>X[H! ,V»s:<-»i./cf e stablished. Dead.
l*Ki. 1'. T . H a r n n m i m t i n D a n b n r y
mil f or l ibel. ('oiiiit<ii<-n! Ibi'tim/m-i/ e sablished. D ead.
l^;x. F irst C atholic e h n r e h s ervice
ieId. F irst; r egular grocery established
a iy atent 1f'. X oIlllrillilUoli oIlj tS . llenediel.
p 1 ). or ci e h o l s a n d ,. he i rforesah
ISIH. P o p u l a t i o n - I,."KM. F irst b u i l d i n g
;int u p f or . Disciples c h u r c h . I I s tood
>n W h i t e s treet, n ear B u h n f o r l h a venue, w here t h e e lectric l i g h t t ower n ow

POWDER
* Absolutely Pure.

Till- p :>vvijer n ever v aries. A m arvel o f p urlt;
strength n njl u l iolesomcues's. More e conoinlea
t h a n o rdinary k inds, a nd c annot b e sold I n com
pi'titl.-n \ \lili t h e m u l n t u d e o f l ow t est. K hor
» e i ; : h t a 'nnji < ' i p h o - p h a l e p owders. Sold I I
can-.
TUN A l . I ' . A K I N C T O\K (.'O.,
lOii W a l l S livel, N ew Y ork.

1*11. S t. . lames e h n r e h building c reel 1 o n W est s treet.
Isl.'i. llii/titr.*' .Ivurnni c stiiJilislicd

A T ALK WITH

M. M i-riji i -.i,i:>i Y . S I-:TH A .

D OWNJ

, I O I 1 > r ilAMIIKKS. M m . .1. H . W I T H
IKIii. T lnf . l u n t a e stablished.
M A N . W r s . ^1 A T I l . l > . \V K N S . . I O H r
l s | ^ . S econd H a p t i s t s ociety
r A H > M » \ V , M r s . K D S O N S TAl'I.KH
ivsenl b nitiling, M a i n s t r e e t .
and otllcVB.
l>r.'. D a n b n r y S a v i n g s b ank
\ are d ^ l l y a sked s uch q uestions as t hese
lishcd.
Is t here a|iy truth I n w h a t w e h ear abon
ls."><>. I ' o p n l a f i o n , ."i.'.Kil. \ Vooster (.'em
Plsi o very d oing f or you w h«

Is1 I t an !><nn>y( me<
e t e r y a ssociation o rgani/.ed. W ashing- t I s c laluie
us a n s w e r
for < ij;. U has d on
ton i iook 0.1111 l adder c o m p a n y f o r m .
1*.M, A n u nsuccessful d lort m ade t o f u r i i" J u s t hat i t s a > s j t h as done. W e . know
inli'odnce p ublic w a t e r . Second ( 'on- t o be ain tln"ifat m edii l ue a nd can t uifely r ecoil"
mend t
grc^ational; s ociety o rgiuii/.ol. W onster
M . M ol'lu'lt'iny, A V l i l t o S t., e u i + t j o f
U t i l i s e o pened.
Bia l l use.
our b oltles.
Is.'iL.'. | n ivei"salist societ v i m t u p pres-Soth Ai .y 1l:i M TU». Took fest St., e tired of live
>
HO W
e n t e hnreh b uilding, o n L i l n - r t y s tivet.
disease M id r heumatism.
Second < ' engregntioiml c h u r c h b u i l t u John C l m m b o r n , N ow St.. ejired o f l iver d l
ease a m! g eneral p rostnitimi.
uise o f w orship o n the c orner o f M a i n
and Woo,s{or stivels.
D a n b n r y a nd M r n . , T. I I, W llihmm, S pring S t., c ured c
liver ilisense, e onsiipjittoii a nd g eneral pro
Norxvalk r ailway c ompleted.
tratlon.
\^\\. Present ilehodist c hnn'h b uilt. John'l'ar i low, A VIlllnm St., cured o f tieai
Diciples' I w u m h t t heir p resent e hnreh

edillce.
1S.V1. t ;roat Hood in D anbnry. Wuoster m onument i n Wooster -"cemetery
erected. \Ytioater L ight G uards ost-nl>lished. (.The Ilrst f oinpuny , of a rnu'd
troons i n t lho HtaU1. t o o ffer i t^ f.erviees t o
the I ' n i t e d S tates g overnint^nt, i n the
war of the r ebellion i n lst»l. K. F . W ildman, c aptain.
ISoT. C harter g ranted f or R oyal A n«h
Ma.sonery. O as i ntrotbiced. :
IS.VJ. Fn>it C ongregational s ^H'ioty b uilt
the present e hnreh.
IsiW. P opulation 1,'^M. JrtliTfoiiian establislied, : Dead. K ohanxa . water i ntroduced.
'
18(11. A pril I Sth, f lr^t w ac m ooting
held.
cessors o nly Hie l lflti \t&n of ill l lieore.
IMfc.'. D iHlieat ion of VVVst strwt Conmid sliver w ltleti f win t ime t o time a nd at u
(hue s hall l iotvafter h e j rotteu iliere h ad or ol gregational c hurch. C harter f or Ma«j*ltl«l iu l ieu of all Rents, s ervl •e* Dues aiul ik sonic c onnHlgrn'nted.

aches.
Mrn. M at t ilii H pvnns. O S S outh S t., a t err
ble e ase o f d yspepsia, c ovild k eep n o food o

her s tou:ach. " Kive b ottlesenred m e e ntirely

Little Jessie Staples Cured.

Mr*. Kdtoa S tni>le» says: "I wish to te
the p eople i ll P anbury w ha't-this great reined
has d one f i r m y l ittle g irl Jessie. A bout t h
years ago she Juid s carlet f ever followed I
pneuiuonlrt. S he c ame o ut of t his b ut was ve
weak a nd n ervous, a ll run d own a nd one l un
was b adly n uYeied \\i\h a h ard cough. We do
tored libou o ne ye:1 r . JSlio g ot no b etter a t
the doctors s jiid-\ve can do no more for her
We heanl f rom t he oelgUlnirs a bout 'Howe
Medical D iscovery a nd w ere very s trongly re
oniinendedito g ive it a t rial. We did so and I
result was Wonderful. On t he second b ottle s
commence I t o improve »nd we could sec h
gain r ight i ilonjr. S he took I n a ll about six b
lies and s h' 1 fleshed up and to-day she Is w
and we ow ? It all to t his m edicine, for i t sav
her l ife, » s'\vc d id not e xpect she would live.

meTt« 'tlnie
iiK 8 ' e r f l c J
Ma- and ire owl It all soitlx^;Bie<}io|h^: for
or oiv JprrttgatioiiaT eh! i-h. V? Chart
trqfe shall'tifc'rcaftfir '-b&gotte n" ttere
hqr life,- )ia f re dW. not expect she Would 'llvt
i»ine<I in, lieu of M Rents, wervl :es Din- Hiid kle-1ss6nj«.i f uuuhil
namla w hatsoever i u;oonIu\ to- c hftrtor. I n
HBO; Imibrf
bauVr Jiiatituted. catonot s ayjenoupn fti Its prai.*e. f
Mk?. Kiwds STAVLXS, 23'Sttivoos str«
whereof wo i mvo
the SriU of t he
cylinder pro^s i ntn>"olotiy t o he u itiii hod b ln'rrtu i l >M w e n t i e t h d ay dneod, by! Danbiiry Tiim1.*, ^ now TIIK
t
s o^n remedy, niots and he
inn f m ul t wo N K nf
rf Miiy i 'il<j U ioiiHinul . iyiveii }\" tnlroilourtoonth y our/vv'rt.
he
N"o
or tlnrjiH. You OAU doctor six w t
our M Hiverelun
if of
t
ISthS, W . J A. W hite, d oner o f t he P ub- on olio bIot s t he tchis m edicine i tjhisona UN»O.r
,oril K lnjr W tlliinn t he t hird l >> t l i o ( inire U f < ;ml
wook.) s
he.'UH-st i nedicljie
ie
>f K iiiihiiitl K l l t R D efender o f iho f H i l h ' l t v h is lic L ibrai'k', d ied. N ow Y ork l lousa- ket. Out: i Hitl p iovos i ts v nlue. :
lonors 1 'oninuiinl K . K hnhi'il
Si-ov, J . W i n tt>ntc a nd N orthern r ailway* H 'harti<i - | i d
FRANK, 1.1X 1 IOWKS
$IS, K ew York.
hrop. < !ov.
from W hit|- P lains, N . Y ., t o I Jrookllold,
SoM by 1 o d l i i o , tfTe
S81 M
C o n n , , ) c ompleted f rom D anbury t o
The First B orough Charter.
Street, U uubury.
of M il I n
Hrooktleldj
.'
•enter o f
In IKSJ the g eneral
ibly c hartered
INK*. K oliianxa d arn b urst,; t en l i\fes
;r of ( In: he b orough o f D anbury. The a pplicai Cohanza d iyn b ui*lt.
•tin- I n il Ion w aft m ade by Moss \ hito a nd o ther lo»t. P resent
Danbury
ritani/.«l m et, u t ntt/mis. T ho b<
of t he now od. the Agricultural s ociety oW hite's
mull- I lic >orougb w e p rint
I 'ublic L ibrary i \IL
snick rs ar
Vs t he f ace o f g i f t * i tu'orporatod.
loll w i t h
.•
•si s tixvi nany o f the 1
1M70. T hofDanbnry Ti""'» absorbs t he
SI w o g ive Danbury J ijtfVrwmifih, a nd becomes T in:
unco f ol- •d c onsiderably s ince
lly 0 ]>[><>O.xplnnat i on,
V
Xr.ws.
opulation J\7T>;>.
s'f.f M iiln 'or w uioh i nfoi'ination
are i ndebted D .n iN nhV isi YTiiCinplar i nPt i l u t e d . IM^sent
gt
s
All
10 I I I t ill! to F rederick S . W i l d m a t j , p resident of K
11 s t r e e t . ho D anbury S avings I mnjk, a nd o ut of iron b ridge, o n W hitri" s tret^t b ui l t . P resent t o w n f a r m house c ompleted.
of M ain mr o ldest i Mti/.ens,
1S71. F lr^t d aily p aiicr, T UB I V V K M N U
at n p oinl
K K W S , e stablished ; d ied i n IST^.'.
•ivor, t h i r t y rods w est o f
is.s.1!. s teii'ii p ower t irst a p p l i e d t o
house o f lehilien i Ainhler,
m ach'nery b T in-:
VU
('on t n~ o f hence f ollowing x aii sti'cam V to b arn p r i n t i n g F irst. . .iiilclingy l or a D .p rMn t'iU Y
i ng
in M rvei. • l ain b ridge; t hence s out h w a r d l v - t o t h e S'r:ws.
by
ic
of M ain annory o f S tarr & S anfi
HUM ice f ol- ollice b u i l tifcss T H KDX r.ws. y, F iivt d o u l bly S. >
cvrmdcr p
in
anbur
set u p
l>.\siil'i:v. i tv
ho r o n l r o owing t ho l ino p assing lown t h e c ast I ' I I K N K W J J . C i r c u l a t i o n o f D A M H K V
ri
.
i;i,iss.
i h o H un- side o f t own h ill l ane t o he s outh e nd Ni:ws J a n u a r y 1 st l.SC'H: S eptember 1 st? ),' K A 'UK T.\, r. (,-.v A i i. II./. ',' .s. KI>*KK i,
>
J
hereof; t hence i n t in same c ourse W),(KHI. P resent j ail e rected.
,v r i
srni-1't, ,v ('.V ' ,'.</.. / / X , JA
uihviiy t o u-rortH t own s treet, l eadi ig cast w ardly
IH T < ' l / . . .'
!tf74 J>nnl'ttri/ (;t<iix• o siablishod. D ead. S-' A .
mid N 'or- from t he F [>iscopal c hi rch t o a p oint
1^7
i) i >r t in! l i f t y rods s o u t h w a r d i \g of n t hethel ine out) "t. T in) Ihin'wriaii e stablished. D ead.
o
s The house! o n S outh s treet i n ' w h i c h
t r u c k o(
side t here- (icnoral W oostcr, wounded i n t h e b a t t l e
hi- I TOHS, ) f ;
t hence
in a
traigh!
l ino at H igclleld, d ied w as t o r n d o w n . S t.
ic co n I n*
t|u- r lty, :o t h o s o n t h e n d o f dooi hi 11 l a n e ; t hence Peter's c h u r c h , c orner M a i n a nd C cu :
c i t y I n it nort h er! y , following t h
ho w est s ide o f deer hill l ane tu Hit! tor streets,, d edicated.
1K7(>. J u l
o th«
road l eading from nanbur'y c ourt ccn>tcniii:il yo 4 tth ,ecselebration t h f dot
f h igning o f e
House t o H idgelleld ; thence w esterly t iou of A merican i ndependence.
'ollowing t ho l ine p assing on t he s outh
l^7s. C oncert H all t orn down.
illmv t l i i 1 .ide o f said R idgclleld n
1S7!). A
n b u r v l iUi
ml to t he it i ntersects w i t h t he roa I I t o the p lace
leading f rom K h u w i i o d n ew D ar e-openeil. a 'rv o pencil.
m i l " in n
p ark
I'he < ' i u i r l
1 r il-leru Iho P resbyterian m octing-honse t o said liou"o r emod«'loi|.
T 'clcphoiic i n t r o d u c ItidgoMold n oar t he d w e l l i n g h oi^ c of ed.
norilioi
I'st \ II I 'll
Fli W ild m a n ; t honeo n o r t h w a r d l y , fol1550. P o p u l a t i o n I
I ' n l o n l odge,
lowing t ho l ine p assing o i t he west sidc No. d, <
l i r a t c i l i ts c enof said l ast m entioned r n ad to t hodwcll- t u r y Ia n nIi v a nd a rA .. M
i/.ations X h ouse o f I l a w l o y \
ers y
i d i m u t ; t hence
holding
1(S^1. N ow F ngland r oad o pened t i
in a s t r a i g h t l ine t o b l i n d brook b ridge Danbiiry.
10 1 H I I I 1 near t he d welling l u>us< of Doras! u s
ISX.'. P al'H|iiioi|ue h otel b urned. F ir«
t honeo
h Mt
eeting
will In ( j r e c i i ; ncludingt ohte e ain thodisl t me l and alarm e stablished. H a t t e r s ' s t r i k e .
house i
t
s
1 a nd
h
ISK't. ! •'.\KMNU N i : w s e stablished.
. m ayor, whereon i t s tands ; t hen
•iff, a nd lino t o t h e p lace o f bogii •o i ji a s t r a i g h t
1551. D a n b u r y h ospital e stablished,
ning.'
iO V O t O l l
crinan l iiiithcrau d edicated.
P olice
Middle r iver i s t h e s [•am t l i u t H ows force o rg!f|ii/.od. H oioiigh c ourt e stabI' w hom from Middle lliver d ist cl, across M ain
lished.
n thoir
M<
iss."). U iUnodelling f t e F irst church.
Moinlaj street, n oar C . I I .h ous "id's h a(i n s hop,
stood
t h a t The b orotith a dopts ohe h S ehuyler d ec
(
lioo t wi Stephen A mbler's
t r i e l ight f or s treet l i g h t i n g . H ospital
•if suc- vicinity,
Tho " barn p lain" b r go. m entioned is opened f or p a t i e n t s . P arochial s chool
elootiot the b ridge o n W hite .root o ver S till b u i l t .
ho
IS^Mi. D anbury
hospital c hartered.
vhUi> an river. a tTt ho t anneryLo Htarr r& S anford
stood
f oot o f il rty a t oot, w h ero Ilousalonic r
loasod t
anbury
fH W CIt
P. F. H enobry's b u Hugs n o\ arc. and N orxvalk oad i l w a l k . The Dclub e sra
own
ales w il "Town" street i s M ail street. "A( t he
L a g ou- bttfriliuiuR o f the cent ry i t w as, c alled tablished. C ity H a l l c ompleted.
Ask Y otii* Ketailcr Tor tho
18H7. lloi'so n illway o pened t o t h o n ul>Town s treet. T he 1 uscopal c hurch lic. H oariH o f T rade o rgani/.ed. K lecrd o tll- stood
h e p resent
ard o n S
bo sooi street.i n t" Door h ill g n e 1yIs Door outh t r i c l ight i litrodneed.
e'
ill
1SSS. F itjst p a\'cment l aid. - Th(> i nornnitorial- avenue. Tho r oad h u l i n g f rom H he
1
t
ing / ^'uioivfd' ( ^tiow t h e /'n',>>•) e siablishoil.
! olllces Danbury c ourt h ousi
c. K T in:
ls,s'!i. First f ire s teamer p un'hasml. Woostcr a nd W est W o terstrei'ts. T he Po[>uliitioii e stimated a t IS.tXH).
livat M oil othor road s poken o f i this c onnection
hon-aflor is W est s treet. T he P i sliyterian m eetTho f inest b ut t ot; c an be f ound a t .1.
Is ot salt ing h ouse w as t he b uil ing o f t he First
lie a hler Congregat i onal c hun
later c oncert N. S tumm's, in o ne pound prints u t30
ocording to lour >ceds.
rcKlile
hall, which stood w in
is now . the sol- cents.
lOltl O ttll
•TAMES M EANS 84 SB
dicrs' m onument. 15 nd b rook i s tho
Or. E. HUmer Keeler,
Miiy n ox
Is l ight iintl t tj-lish. It tits li!
liu . s treet n ear
re e lertet stroani t hat crosses
PHYSJIC'IAN A ND S URGEON.
Stocking, a nd RKOII11
{. h old on River, M r. ( {iron l ivi in t h a t v icinity,
,
rs of t in The M ethodist "met ng house" was Disi-asod of the t-ye, ear and throat a
Ing p erfectly cr\*y the tlrat tl:
speeialty.! Eves examiiuHi ami glasses
hull oloc then o n F ranklin strei
Is w orn. U v l i i M t l t h e
golentiftcally fitted.
for end

'•
fire;
Vlain or
irily l>e
Tbetti
rlod by
lOpnlataa Went
ifHonth
urds are

SLEEPER

N.

r [Soil No U osi
Xo S oap, h ut we
sell

Robert E lsmere
ijaper for lOc,
(jlloth for 25c,

263 Main

Stoi\ South ot
R. R, S tation.

J

MEAN
SHOE
tMES M EAN
$3 SHOE.

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