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He died in 1781, and the house, not many years afterwards became a private dwelling for two of his sons, in succession ; then for a grandson and finally for a great grandson, John Fay, Esq., who died Feb. a request that she would transmit the In 1617, young Winslow joined Mr.same to her descendajits with the following Robinson's congregation at Leyden, and traditionary notice : resolved to share its fortunes.Maintain attribution Tht Goog Xt "watermark" you see on each file is essential for in forming people about this project and helping them find additional materials through Google Book Search. Keep it legal Whatever your use, remember that you are responsible for ensuring that what you are doing is legal.Do not assume that just because we believe a book is in the public domain for users in the United States, that the work is also in the public domain for users in other countries.Fay's." besides which there was a very large fire- During the period of the early settlement place in the cellar or basement, part of of the state, the house was a great resort which was used as a wash room, and a for travellers and emigrants, and it was al- so widely known as tlie Head Quarters of .i!wt II'X".l X'r*''f^^^;i:^»°IIIi^H^f^^' tle settlers in their contest with the New Diihea by thf Illllnor, cv. t - \ \ f Benningiop Virmoni Mdflpen-and.inkii Hsdibyhiinniiui- York land claimants.It was the home of J»mhler.-[Ei»Toii.] .^^_^_^^^ ID the Office of the Libis- eft) $ *af -8 ^! sojourning at the " Catamount Tavern" in the spring of 1775 and from the " Council Room" of that house went forth his order of May 3rd, for mustering the Green Jdountain Bo)'s for the capture of Titon- deroga which was effected seven days after- wards in the name of "the great Jehovah and the Continental Congress." In this noted tavern house sat the Ver- mont Council of Safety during the trying campaign of 1777 guiding and directing the patriotic exertions of the Green Moun- tain Boys to stem the torrent of Burgoyne's invasion ; and here also Stark and Warner, with the aid of the Council, planned the fa- mous attack on Baum's entrenchments, where was won the brilliant victory of Bennington, which turned the current of success from the British to the American arms, and was followed in a few weeks, by the capture of Burgoyne and his army at Saratoga.Captain Fay, the proprietor of the house had five sons in the Battle of Bennington one of whom was killed.
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