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Daily Atlas
Boston, Massachusetts
January 3, 1844

Indians - A delegation from the Fox Indians are on their way to Washington, and are expected to arrive in this City today. They are under the charge of Maj. C.R. Hopkins. The object of their visit to the seat of government is to make some arrangement in relation to the payment of their annuities. They reside in Iowa, near the head of the Iowa river. - from the Buffalo Gazette, Dec. 28, 1843

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Vermont Chronicle
Bellows Falls, Vermont
February 14, 1844

Died, in the City of New Orleans, 8th of November last, of Yellow Fever, after experiencing eight days of uncommon distress, Dr. Josiah Miles, of Farmington, Iowa Territory, aged 35 years.

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Daily National Intelligencer
Washington, D.C.
July 10, 1844

Died, in Burlington, Iowa Territory, on Monday, the 24h ultimo, B.F. Wood, merchant of that place. The circumstances attending the demise of Mr. Wood were these: He was sailing in a boat one hundred and fifty yards from the landing, when a gust of wind rendered the boat a little unmanageable. One oar only being on board, he tried to pull her round, the oar slipped and he fell overboard. Before assistance could be rendered he had sunk to rise no more.

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Vermont Watchman and State Journal
Montpelier, Vermont
July 26, 1844

Died, in Fairfield, Iowa Ter., May 25, Mrs. Louisa Hitchcock, daughter of Samuel Rich, Esq., of this town. Printers in Mass. and Conn. are requested to notice.

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Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
July 30, 1844

Deaths. At Baltimore [Henry co.], Iowa, June 28th, Mrs. Abigail H. Abbe, in the 40th year of her age, wife of John B. Abbe and daughter of Sanford Kingsbury, of Warehouse Point. "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord."

[transcribed by S.F., February 2008]

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Vermont Chronicle
Bellows Falls, Vermont
July 31, 1844

Died, in Benton's Port, Iowa Ter., Louisa, wife of Wm. P. Hitchcock, and daughter of widow Margaret Rich of Montpelier, aged 37 years.

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Ohio Observer
Hudson, Ohio
October 23, 1844

Died, in Wayne, Ash. Co. on the 9th inst. Hezekiah Fitch, son of Dea. Wm. Fitch, late of Fairfield, Jefferson Co. Iowa.

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