Jehiel Hawley and James Breakenridge appointed by deputies of Bennington at Manchester, Oct. 21, to petition the King to confirm their grants from New Hampshire......Oct. 21, 1772
Green Mountain Boys visit Durham (Clarendon) twice, armed and with threats, to compel the inhabitants to acknowledge the New Hampshire title......October-November, 1773
Governor Tryon, of New York, by proclamation, commands Ethan Allen, Seth Warner, Remember Baker, Robert Cochran, Peleg Sunderland, Silvanus Brown, James Breakenridge, and John Smith to surrender within thirty days, offering £ 150 for capture of Allen, and £ 50 each for capture of the others......March 9, 1774
Convention at Manchester resolves that whoever takes a commission of the peace from New York will be deemed an enemy to his country and the common cause......April 12-13, 1774
Benjamin Hough, an inhabitant of New Hampshire Grants, favoring New York, procures a commission as justice of the peace.
He is found guilty of