Barnabas Horton was a man of deep-toned piety, and a warm adyo cate of civil and religious freedom. He was one of the most promi nent and inﬂuential men of Southold. He was for many years a magistrate, and several times a member of the General Court at New Haven and Harford. He built the first framed dwelling-house ever' erected on the east of Long Island, and that house is still (1875) standing and occupied. It is a shingle-house, that is, shingles are used for weather-boards, and the sides have never been reshingled, and the roof but once, according to the statement of Jonathan Gold'