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White Mountains (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
e of Portsmouth form a provisional government......1639 Provisional government established at Dover......Oct. 22, 1640 Four governments in New Hampshire subscribe to a union with Massachusetts, April 14, 1641, which goes into effect, giving New Hampshire's representatives a vote in town affairs without regard to religious qualifications......Oct. 9, 1641 Colonies of Connecticut, New Haven, New Plymouth, and Massachusetts (including New Hampshire) form a confederacy......1642 White Mountains explored by Captain Neal......1642 Quakers William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson executed for returning to the province after banishment......Oct. 27, 1659 William Leddra hanged for being a Quaker......March 14. 1660 Warrant issued at Dover, directing three Quakeresses to be whipped out of the province. Stripped and tied to a cart, they are publicly whipped at Dover and Hampton, but freed at Salisbury through the agency of Walter Barefoot......December, 1662 Indians in K
Connecticut (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
ing to the colony of Massachusetts, founded......1638 Burdet succeeded by Capt. John Underhill......1638 People of Portsmouth form a provisional government......1639 Provisional government established at Dover......Oct. 22, 1640 Four governments in New Hampshire subscribe to a union with Massachusetts, April 14, 1641, which goes into effect, giving New Hampshire's representatives a vote in town affairs without regard to religious qualifications......Oct. 9, 1641 Colonies of Connecticut, New Haven, New Plymouth, and Massachusetts (including New Hampshire) form a confederacy......1642 White Mountains explored by Captain Neal......1642 Quakers William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson executed for returning to the province after banishment......Oct. 27, 1659 William Leddra hanged for being a Quaker......March 14. 1660 Warrant issued at Dover, directing three Quakeresses to be whipped out of the province. Stripped and tied to a cart, they are publicly whipped at
Fryeburg, Me. (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
province......Oct. 13, 1716 Vaughan superseded by John Wentworth, by commission signed by Joseph Addison, English Secretary of State......Dec. 7, 1717 Sixteen Scottish families settle at Londonderry, and the first Presbyterian church in New England is organized by Rev. James McGregorie......1719 Capt. John Lovewell makes his first excursion against the Indians in New Hampshire......December, 1724 A grant of land made by New Hampshire to the survivors of the Lovewell defeat at Fryeburg, Me., overlaps a similar grant by Massachusetts in Bow county, which leads to a boundary litigation between New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which lasts forty years. Grants made......May 18-20, 1727 Duration of Assembly limited to three years unless sooner dissolved by the governor......Nov. 21, 1727 David Dunbar appointed lieutenant-governor......June 24, 1731 New Hampshire petitioning the crown in 1732 to decide the boundary question, obtains a royal order appointing commissioner
ores the harbor of Piscataqua......1614 Ferdinando Gorges and Capt. John Mason, members of the Plymouth council, obtain a joint grant of the province of Laconia, comprising all the land between the Merrimac River, the Great Lakes, and river of Canada......Aug. 10, 1622 Gorges and Mason establish a settlement at the mouth of the Piscataqua, calling the place Little Harbor, and another settlement, 8 miles farther up the river, Dover......1623 Mason, having agreed with Gorges to make the Prefoot, 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
New Hampshire (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
,530; 1900, 411,588. Capital, Concord. New Hampshire formed a part of the grant to the colonies that river and the Merrimac, and calls it New Hampshire......Nov. 7, 1629 Company of Laconia diNew Plymouth, and Massachusetts (including New Hampshire) form a confederacy......1642 White Mouis appointed governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire by Queen Anne......1701 An attack of Inrs John and William Stark, formed from the New Hampshire troops by the express desire of Lord Loudoge Meserve appointed stamp distributer for New Hampshire, resigns his office before landing at Bostple assembles at Exeter......June, 1775 New Hampshire troops in the battle of Bunker Hill......Je, Matthew Thornton......November, 1776 New Hampshire troops engage in the battle of Bennington,elegates to a constitutional convention in New Hampshire, and desire to be admitted into the new Ste, Md., nominates Gen. Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire, for President......May 9, 1852 New Ham[35 more...]
e miles, in ten counties. Population, 1890, 376,530; 1900, 411,588. Capital, Concord. New Hampshire formed a part of the grant to the colonies of Virginia and Plymouth, extending from lat. 34° to lat. 45° N.......April 10, 1606 Capt. John Smith, ranging the shore of New England, explores the harbor of Piscataqua......1614 Ferdinando Gorges and Capt. John Mason, members of the Plymouth council, obtain a joint grant of the province of Laconia, comprising all the land between the Merrimac River, the Great Lakes, and river of Canada......Aug. 10, 1622 Gorges and Mason establish a settlement at the mouth of the Piscataqua, calling the place Little Harbor, and another settlement, 8 miles farther up the river, Dover......1623 Mason, having agreed with Gorges to make the Piscataqua the divisional line, takes from the Plymouth council a patent of that portion lying between that river and the Merrimac, and calls it New Hampshire......Nov. 7, 1629 Company of Laconia dividing t
nties. Population, 1890, 376,530; 1900, 411,588. Capital, Concord. New Hampshire formed a part of the grant to the colonies of Virginia and Plymouth, extending from lat. 34° to lat. 45° N.......April 10, 1606 Capt. John Smith, ranging the shore of New England, explores the harbor of Piscataqua......1614 Ferdinando Gorges and Capt. John Mason, members of the Plymouth council, obtain a joint grant of the province of Laconia, comprising all the land between the Merrimac River, the Great Lakes, and river of Canada......Aug. 10, 1622 Gorges and Mason establish a settlement at the mouth of the Piscataqua, calling the place Little Harbor, and another settlement, 8 miles farther up the river, Dover......1623 Mason, having agreed with Gorges to make the Piscataqua the divisional line, takes from the Plymouth council a patent of that portion lying between that river and the Merrimac, and calls it New Hampshire......Nov. 7, 1629 Company of Laconia dividing their interests, Ma
Portsmouth (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
sts, Mason procures for himself a charter of Portsmouth......1631 Towns of Portsmouth and Northamire a distinct province, with John Cutts, of Portsmouth, president......Sept. 8, 1679 Royal commiEngland, New Hampshire Gazette, published at Portsmouth......August, 1756 On application of New Y a cargo of tea consigned to a Mr. Parry, of Portsmouth, is reshipped to Halifax, Jan. 25, 1774. A ifax......Sept. 8, 1774 Town committee of Portsmouth, hearing of the order by King in council pro Island, and bring eight pieces of cannon to Portsmouth......May 26, 1775 Convention of the peoplington, on a tour of observation, arrives at Portsmouth......Oct. 30, 1789 Portsmouth Journal est Bridge constructed over the Piscataqua near Portsmouth, from Newington to Durham, nearly half a milPiscataqua Evangelical magazine published at Portsmouth......1805 Law passed dividing towns into , on his tour of the Northern States, visits Portsmouth, Dover, Concord, and Hanover......1817 St[12 more...]
Hanover, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
rge of neglect of duty......Aug. 11, 1767 Dartmouth College at Hanover chartered......Dec. 30, 1769 Nathaniel Folsom and John Sullivanng at Exeter, Concord, Hopkinton, Dover, Amherst, Charlestown, and Hanover. The legislature of 1807 adjourns from Hopkinton to Concord for rverseers of Dartmouth College, summoned by the governor to meet at Hanover, Aug. 26, 1816, refuse to act under the law of June 27, or to repoour of the Northern States, visits Portsmouth, Dover, Concord, and Hanover......1817 State-house at Concord erected......1817 Gen. Benj New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, at Hanover, chartered 1866, opened......Sept. 4, 1868 Legislature ratifieshe New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from Hanover to the farm of the late Benjamin Thompson, of Durham, and passes aersary of the graduation of Daniel Webster from Dartmouth celebrated by the college and State at Hanover......September, 1901 New Jersey
Hampton (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
ation between New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which lasts forty years. Grants made......May 18-20, 1727 Duration of Assembly limited to three years unless sooner dissolved by the governor......Nov. 21, 1727 David Dunbar appointed lieutenant-governor......June 24, 1731 New Hampshire petitioning the crown in 1732 to decide the boundary question, obtains a royal order appointing commissioners, from the councillors of the neighboring provinces, to decide the question; board meets at Hampton......August, 1737 Commissioners fix upon the present eastern boundary of New Hampshire. For the southern boundary an appeal is made to George III., who decides upon the present line, giving New Hampshire a territory 50 miles long by 14 broad in excess of her claim......March 5, 1740 Bennington Wentworth appointed governor and commander-in-chief of New Hampshire......1741 George Whitefield preaches in New Hampshire......1744 Indian depredations in the New Hampshire settlements;
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