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From: Scozzafava <>
Subject: Re: [FORCE] Force's Hotel Hunterdon News 1873
Date: Sat, 03 Nov 2001 06:50:26 -0500
What a great article. Poor Mr. Sutton. Perhaps, if the records from the county
still exist (in the county seat/courthouse), or the library may have more copies
of the newspaper on microfilm or perhaps a local historical society might have
> I find in the July of 1873 Hunterdon County Democrat the following: Local
> Affairs: Theft of Hardware
> One night last week theives broke into the distillery of Mr. Jonas
> Sutton, near Sand
> Brook, and spirited away twenty odd gallons of high up apple whiskey.
> Some one is evidently trying to worry Mr. Sutton. He drove into town
> last Friday night, and
> tied his horse in front of Force's Hotel. When he got ready to go home about
> 11 o'clock, his
> horse and wagon were both gone...
> Does anyone have any info on this Hotel? owner ? Location? anything?
> As always any help appreciated
> M. Force
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