Vermont Bar Journal, Vol. 40, No. 2 Vermont Bar Journal, Fall 2017, Vol. 48, No. 3 - Page 19 Gazetteer III (Claremont, N.H.: The Claremont Manufacturing Company, 1877), 206, 465, 902, 944. 15 Ezra Hoyt Byington, Gilbert Asa Davis, Histo- ry of the First Church of Windsor, Vermont, from 1768 to 1898 (Windsor, Vt.: The Journal Co., 1898), 24. 16 Brief Sketch of the Life of Luther (London: The Religious Tract Society, 1840), 21; Proceed- ings of the New England Anti-Slavery Conven- tion: Held in Boston, May 24, 25, 26, 1836 (Bos- ton: Isaac Knapp, 1836), 69; John Ward Dean, A Brief History of the New England Historical & Genealogical Register (Publisher not identified, 1866), 7. 17 David Avery, “A Narrative of the rise and progress of the difficulties which have issued in a separation between the minister and people of Bennington (Bennington, Vt.: Haswell and Rus- sell, 1783), 10. 18 Bill Morgan, Bennington and the Civil War (Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2013), unpaginated. 19 Zechariah Parker, Jr., A Sketch of the Ar- bitrary Proceedings of the Baptist Church, in Ludlow, Vt. (Keene, N.H.: Zechariah Parker, Jr., 1832). 20 Matthew 18: 15-17. 21 Zechariah Parker, Jr., A Sketch of the Ar- bitrary Proceedings of the Baptist Church, in Ludlow, Vt. (Keene, N.H.: Zechariah Parker, Jr., 1832). 22 The King James version reads in full, “All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.” 1 Cor- inthians 6:12. 23 William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and Person Memoirs (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2008), 429; John Andrew Gra- THE VERMONT BAR JOURNAL • FALL 2017 ham, Descriptive Sketch of the Present State of Vermont (London: 1797), 111-115; Freeman Hunt, American Anecdotes: Original and Select I (Boston: Putnam & Hunt, 1830), 78-79; Benjamin H. Hall, History of Eastern Vermont II (New York: Appleton & Co, 1858), 730-734. This story is so rich it may not be true. 24 Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont I, E.P. Walton, ed. (Montpelier, Vt.: Steam Press of J. & J.M. Poland, 1873), 48- 49. 25 Fornication binds the criminal parties to mar- ry: The Decision of the Congregational Church at Rupert, Vt. relative to a case of discipline (Bennington, Vt.: Darius Clark, 1815), 7. 26 Exodus 18: 16. 27 Fornication binds, 30-31. 28 The pamphlet includes a footnote. “Dr. Scott, expresses some fears that if this rule were generally adopted and rigidly enforced, a cer- tain class of females would in their turn become seducers for the sake of availing themselves of it. But if men were suitably restrained, there would be little to fear from the other sex.” Id., 9. 29 Id., 12-14. 30 Id., 33. 31 Id., 35. 32 Farmer’s Weekly Museum (Walpole, N.H.), June 2 and July 7, 1795; Benjamin H. Hall, Histo- ry of Eastern Vermont II (Albany, N.Y.: V6VcRccR30VGv&B֖W"g&VFW&2W"vV22ЧF'b'VvFRfW&Cg&G26WGFVV@'FR66F6W&66bf&W'2F&W6VBFR7B6'W'gBFR6VF62r6֗FbV6gBSSSSSSSScrScCbF0( 7BFV&RFv2B&6W2FW&V7B&W"W6W2f"V&Ɩ2v'6B7WЧ'B֖7FW'2bFRv7V( 7Brs27FFRW'2bfW&BVBV6VPGVƖW"gB6V7&WF'b7FFRcBR@( 7Bf"FR7W'BbFRv7V( 7B#bsr7FFRW'2bfW&BsBCsrP&V6&G2bFRfW&B6V6b6V6'2VBVvƖW2BBw&Vv'6Ff&BBЧVƖW"gB6V7&WF'b7FFRS`( 7BF&WV6W'F7BB'G2`7BFW&VVFVB( 7B#Brw0bfW&BbV&Ɩ6BW&VBGW&PvG6"gB6VFR#RcpfW&B67FGWF6FW"6V7Fcbࣀ67FR26WBWG6FRFRfV6RbFPV7B&B6VWFW'&W&ƖvW&Rv6֗GFVB7V6FR2'W&VB6BV&ǒ&V6&G0FfR&VV( 6W&6VN( f"26࣐( 7Bv7BBf"FRV6VB`GVFW'( fV''V'ss7FFRW'2`fW&B3( 7Bf"FRV6V@b&R( fV''V'ssBC( 7@v7BvG&V6( fV''V'2ssBC#( 7Bf"FRV6VBbW&FW"( fV"Ч'V'RssfW&B7FFRW'2CC2SBvƖ6֗F6VV6VWFF2ЧF'b6&7FFVFW2&7FƗGFR'&vB6sRc3cC"VFVB2&vW&FƗF6FV3SSsBFƗ2â6WGBV&Ɨ6p6#2 G&WrbG&Wrc"gBCR0VFv"4W2rBƖ&W'GV"ЦǒWrVvB7&֖W7F6RBGVR&Ц6W72c#c"ֆW'7BFRVfW'6G`766W6WGG2&W7222B@&'&VVvfW&B7F&6