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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Hampshire, (search)
e payment, obtains a leave of absence, and returns to England, Walter Barefoot, his deputy, succeeding as chief magistrate......Jan. 9, 1685 Indians attack Dover; surprise Major Waldron in his own home, and massacre him and many other settlers, taking twenty-nine captives, whom they sell as slaves to the French in Canada......Jan. 27, 1689 People of New Hampshire effect a governmental union with Massachusetts......March 12, 1690 New Hampshire is purchased from the Mason heirs by Samuel Allen, of London, who prevents its insertion in the charter of William and Mary, and becomes its governor, appointing his son-in-law, John Usher, as lieutenant-governor......March 1, 1692 Law passed requiring each town to provide a school-master, Dover excepted, it then being too much impoverished by Indian raids to do so......1693 Sieur de Villieu, and 250 Indians, approach Durham undiscovered, and, waiting in ambush during the night, at sunrise attack the place, destroy five houses, and
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
. Boyden; in 1864, James G. Scott, James H. Leland, Horace Draper; in 1865, James G. Scott, James H. Leland, James P. Tisdale. The town-clerk in the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864 was Palmer Morey; Palmer Morey died in August 1864, and Samuel Allen was appointed by the selectmen town-clerk for the balance of the year. in 1865, George P. Morey. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Samuel Gilbert; in 1864 and 1865, Samuel Allen. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon Samuel Allen. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters connected with the war was held on the 30th of April, at which it was voted that the treasurer borrow, not exceeding five thousand dollars, to pay soldiers belonging to Walpole, and to give aid to their families while in the military service of the United States; and Palmer Morey, N. B. Wilmarth, F. W. Bird, Charles Hartshorn, Horace Guild, A. E. Stetson, and J. P. Tisdale were chosen to disburse the aid to the soldiers' families as they shall deem expedient. Voted, that the selectmen p
3. John, s. of Hezekiah (1), was a bookseller in Boston; he became a Colonel, was one of the Andros Council, Treasurer of Massachusetts, and Lieutenant-governor of New Hampshire. Towards the close of life he removed to Medford, resided on what has since been known as the Royall Farm. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Peter Lidgett, by whom he had one daughter Elizabeth, who m. David Jeffries 15 Sept. 1686, and d. 17 June 1698, leaving eight children. Mr. Usher m. (2d) Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Allen, Governor of New Hampshire, by whom he had John; Hezekiah, who resided in Boston; Elizabeth, m. Stephen Harris of Boston; Frances, m. Rev. Joseph Parsons of Bradford. John the f. d. at Medf. 5 Sept. 1726; his w. Elizabeth d. 5 July 1753. 4. John, s. of John (3), grad. H. C. 1719, was a missionary from the Society in England for propagating the Gospel for half a century, and d. in Bristol, R. I., at the age of 75 years, in 1775. Alden's Epitaphs, Note. 5. John, s. of John (4), b.
3. John, s. of Hezekiah (1), was a bookseller in Boston; he became a Colonel, was one of the Andros Council, Treasurer of Massachusetts, and Lieutenant-governor of New Hampshire. Towards the close of life he removed to Medford, resided on what has since been known as the Royall Farm. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Peter Lidgett, by whom he had one daughter Elizabeth, who m. David Jeffries 15 Sept. 1686, and d. 17 June 1698, leaving eight children. Mr. Usher m. (2d) Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Allen, Governor of New Hampshire, by whom he had John; Hezekiah, who resided in Boston; Elizabeth, m. Stephen Harris of Boston; Frances, m. Rev. Joseph Parsons of Bradford. John the f. d. at Medf. 5 Sept. 1726; his w. Elizabeth d. 5 July 1753. 4. John, s. of John (3), grad. H. C. 1719, was a missionary from the Society in England for propagating the Gospel for half a century, and d. in Bristol, R. I., at the age of 75 years, in 1775. Alden's Epitaphs, Note. 5. John, s. of John (4), b.
gland, if it annexed to Massachusetts the burden of the unconquered desert east and north of the Piscataqua, held itself bound by no previous compact to concede to New Hampshire any Chap. XIX.} charter whatever. The right to the soil, which Samuel Allen, of London, had purchased of Mason, was recognized as valid; and Allen himself received the royal commission to govern a people whose territory, including the farms they had redeemed from the wilderness, he claimed as his own. His son-in-law UAllen himself received the royal commission to govern a people whose territory, including the farms they had redeemed from the wilderness, he claimed as his own. His son-in-law Usher, of Boston, formerly an adherent of Andros, and a great speculator in lands, was appointed, under him, lieutenant-governor. Such was the English revolution of 1688. It valued the uncertain claims of an English merchant more than the liberties of a province. Indeed, that revolution loved, not liberty, but privilege, and respected popular liberty only where it had the sanction of a vested right. In 1692, the new government for New Hampshire 1692. Aug. 13. was organized by Usher. The
The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1860., [Electronic resource], Attempt of a young lady to Commit suicide (search)
Jolly Fellows. --More of those jolly chaps who spend two-thirds of their time in the dram shops and the other third in the gutters, were deposited in the watch-house on Wednesday night. One of them, named Samuel Allen, had been discharged but a few hours previous, when the officers discovered him taking up more room on the sidewalk than properly belonged to two or three. The Mayor sent him to jail this time. The vice of intemperance has so many votaries, that the city will soon be at a loss for accommodations, and the Council may make a move in the matter of a new jail.
Important will case. --At the recent term of the Circuit Court of Roanoke county, Va., a will case of considerable importance was decided. The Salem Register says: This was an important and highly interesting suit, in which the will of Chileon O. White, deceased, was contested by the Rev. Andrew McDowell and others. Mr. McDowell is from the county of Hanover and married a sister of C. O. White. The amount of property involved is between forty and fifty thousand dollars. The counsel in favor of the will were Messrs. Edmundson and Blair, Watts and Allen, J. B. I. Logan and Colonel Winfield, of Bedford. Those for the contestants, C. G. Griswold, of Richmond, Col. Jno. T. Anderson, of Botetourt, and F. J. Ribble, of Roanoke. After able arguments on both sides, the jury borough in a verdict establishing the will.
The Daily Dispatch: April 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Conflagration in Hickman--twenty-seven houses burned. (search)
Supreme Court, Saturday, April 13 --Judge Allen and others presiding.--Petition of Alex. Nott and others for a supersedeas to judgment of Circuit Court of Richmond, on March 2d, 1861, in favor of Stephen Putney and Wm. K. Watts, having been heard and to sidered, it is adjudged that the judgment mentioned therein is plainly right. Writ dented. Jones' ex'or vs. Chas. F. Osborne and others, appeal from judgment of Circuit Court of Richmond. Partly heard and continued.
$25 reward. --Runaway, on the 29th of March, a woman named Nancy, whom I purchased of H. Stern, of this city. She is of medium size, rather spare made, of a ginger bread color, has a diffident look when spoken to, is twenty-three years old, has a blister scar on her neck. She was sold last Christmas at the sale of Wm. Anderson, dec'd. nine miles above the city. She may now be in that neighborhood, or near Slash Cottage, as she has a mother living at Mr. Wm.Winn's, near that place, in Hanover county. She was hired to Mr. Samuel Allen, of this city, last year, and has a husband hired to Mr. Ballard, at the Exchange Hotel, by the name of Dolphins. I will pay the above reward if delivered to me in Richmond. R. B. Woodward. ap 16--1w*
Supreme Court of Appeals, April 16th, Judge Allen presiding, and present a full bench. Medley us. Oliver — Appeal allowed from the Circuit Court of Halifax county. Layne es Morris Administrator — Argued by James Garland for plaintiff, and Macfarland & Roberts for the defendant. Judgment of the Gireouit Court of Amherst county reversed. Henry vs. Graves — Argued by Wood Houtdin and Geo. W. Read for the appellate, and Howard & Sands for the appealers. Decrees of the Circuit Court of Halifax affir
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