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Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication

To Catharine Ray Dear Katy Philadelphia Oct. 16. 1755 Your Favour of the 28th of June came to hand but the 28th of September, just 3 Months after it was written. I had, two Weeks before, wrote you a long Chat, and sent it to the Care of your Brother Ward. I hear you are…

On Drunkenness

To the Printer of the GAZETTE. I was much pleas’d with the short Caution you gave in one of your late Papers, on Occasion of a Woman whose sudden Death the Coroner’s Inquest ascrib’d to the violent Effect of strong Drink; and being my self related in the nearest manner to one, on whom that…

A Witch Trial at Mount Holly

Burlington, Oct. 12. Saturday last [October 7?] at Mount-Holly, about 8 Miles from this Place, near 300 People were gathered together to see an Experiment or two tried on some Persons accused of Witchcraft. It seems the Accused had been charged with making their Neighbours Sheep dance in an uncommon Manner, and with causing Hogs…

Silence Dogood, No. 6

Quem Dies videt veniens Superbum, Hunc Dies vidit fugiens jacentem. Seneca. To the author of the New England Courant. SIR, Among the many reigning Vices of the Town which may at any Time come under my Consideration and Reprehension, there is none which I am more inclin’d to expose than that of Pride. It is acknowledg’d by…