15 May 2014

Woman in Bridport Kills Pigeons With Musket

Bennington, (Vermont) May 30.

A gentleman from the northward informs ..., that a few days since, a WOMAN, belonging to Bridport, have for some days observed the pigeons to be very thick round a certain salt spring, near her house, charged a musket, and lay in ambush till a favourable opportunity presented for a shot, when, on the discharge of her gun, the killed thirty-one fine pigeons.

June 11, 1791. By yesterday's mail. Bennington, Vermont. Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser 716: 4.