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Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
t River. Quebec bounds it on the north and Massachusetts on the south. The Atlantic, on the southe, considered as belonging to the colony of Massachusetts, founded......1638 Burdet succeeded by in New Hampshire subscribe to a union with Massachusetts, April 14, 1641, which goes into effect, g Connecticut, New Haven, New Plymouth, and Massachusetts (including New Hampshire) form a confederaSept. 7, 1676 King's bench decided that Massachusetts had no jurisdiction over New Hampshire andHampshire effect a governmental union with Massachusetts......March 12, 1690 New Hampshire is pulomont, is installed governor of New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; council and courts reoand Joseph Dudley is appointed governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire by Queen Anne......1701 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
Webster farm (Delaware, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
ion......July 1, 1869 City training-school, Manchester, opened......1869 Ex-President Pierce dies at Concord......Oct. 8, 1869 Labor Reform party holds its first State convention......Jan. 28, 1870 Act passed creating a State board of agriculture......1870 James A. Weston, Democrat, receives 34,700 votes for governor, and James Pike, Republican, 33,892. The legislature elects Weston by 326 to 159......June, 1871 Orphans' home and school of industry on the ancestral Webster farm, near Franklin, opened......1871 Compulsory attendance school law goes into effect......1871 Weston re-elected by the legislature, no choice by the people; legislature meets......June 3, 1874 There being no choice for governor at the election, March 9, 1875, Person C. Cheney is chosen by the legislature......June 9, 1875 Thirteen amendments to the constitution, proposed by a convention at Concord, Dec. 6 to 16, 1876, are adopted except two, one of which was to strike out the w
Carmans River (New York, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
of Lord Loudon......1756 First newspaper in New Hampshire and the oldest in New England, New Hampshire Gazette, published at Portsmouth......August, 1756 On application of New York, the King in council declares the western bank of the Connecticut River the boundary between New Hampshire and New York......July 20, 1764 Concord, settled in 1727, called Rumford in 1733, takes the name of Concord......1765 George Meserve appointed stamp distributer for New Hampshire, resigns his office representatives at Philadelphia, Josiah Bartlett and John Wentworth......Aug. 8, 1778 Phillips Academy at Exeter founded......1781 Daniel Webster born at Franklin, N. H.......Jan. 18, 1782 Sixteen towns, on the eastern side of the Connecticut River refuse to send delegates to a constitutional convention in New Hampshire, and desire to be admitted into the new State of Vermont. Vermont agrees to accept these additional towns, but Congress in its act of admission makes it an indispensab
Franconia (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
preaching and teachings of Mr. Murray in 1773, the Universalists are recognized as a religious sect in New Hampshire......June 13, 1805 From 1680 to 1775 the seat of government was at Portsmouth. From 1775 to 1807 the legislature adjourned from town to town, assembling at Exeter, Concord, Hopkinton, Dover, Amherst, Charlestown, and Hanover. The legislature of 1807 adjourns from Hopkinton to Concord for regular sessions......1807 New Hampshire Iron Factory Company, incorporated at Franconia in 1805, erects and puts in operation a blast-furnace......1811 Horace Greeley born at Amherst......Feb. 3, 1811 New Hampshire troops, under Gen. John McNiel, take part in the battle of Chippewa, July 5, 1814, and at Niagara......July 25, 1814 Law passed giving to the State complete jurisdiction over Dartmouth College, the charter for which requires the trustees, professors, tutors, and officers to take the oath of allegiance to the British King......June 27, 1816 Trustees and
York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; council and courts reorganized of opponents of the Mason claim......July 31, 1699 Earl of Bellomont dies at New York, March 5, 1701, and Joseph Dudley is appointed governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire by Queen Anne......1701 An attack of Indians on Durham is repulsed by a few women in disguise firing upon the Indians, who suppose the place well garrisoned......April, 1706 Indian hostilities cease on the arrival of news of the treaty of Utrecht, and a treaty ratified with them......July 11, 1713 George Vaughan made lieutenant-governor and Samuel Shute commander-in chief of the 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 again
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 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 gohn and William Stark, formed from the New Hampshire troops by the express desire of Lord Loudon......1756 First newspaper in New Hampshire and the oldest in New England, New Hampshire Gazette, published at Portsmouth......August, 1756 On application of New York, the King in council declares the western bank of the Connecticu
Franklin, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
Aug. 2, 1776, and by a third representative from the State, Matthew Thornton......November, 1776 New Hampshire troops engage in the battle of Bennington, under John Stark, who is made brigadier-general by Congress......Aug. 18, 1777 Articles of Confederation ratified by New Hampshire, March 4, 1778, and signed by the State representatives at Philadelphia, Josiah Bartlett and John Wentworth......Aug. 8, 1778 Phillips Academy at Exeter founded......1781 Daniel Webster born at Franklin, N. H.......Jan. 18, 1782 Sixteen towns, on the eastern side of the Connecticut River refuse to send delegates to a constitutional convention in New Hampshire, and desire to be admitted into the new State of Vermont. Vermont agrees to accept these additional towns, but Congress in its act of admission makes it an indispensable preliminary that the revolted towns shall be restored to New Hampshire. The towns at last accept the situation and become part of New Hampshire......1782 A conven
Brooklyn (New York, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
3, 1890 Hiram A. Tuttle elected governor by legislature......Jan. 7, 1891 J. H. Gallinger elected United States Senator......Jan. 20, 1891 Legislature makes the first Monday in September (Labor Day) a legal holiday, directs removal of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from Hanover to the farm of the late Benjamin Thompson, of Durham, and passes a secret or Australian ballot act at its session......Jan. 7–April 11, 1891 Ex-Gov. Samuel W. Hale dies at Brooklyn, aged sixty-eight......Oct. 16, 1891 Monument to Matthew Thornton, signer of the Declaration of Independence, erected by legislative authority, dedicated at Merrimac......May 27, 1892 Statue of John P. Hale, donated by his son-in-law, W. E. Chandler, unveiled in the State-house yard, Concord......Aug. 31, 1892 John Greenleaf Whittier, born 1807, dies at Hampton Falls......Sept. 7, 1892 Vote for governor: John B. Smith, Republican, 43,676; Luther F. McKinney, Democrat, 41,501; Ed
Londonderry, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
sguise firing upon the Indians, who suppose the place well garrisoned......April, 1706 Indian hostilities cease on the arrival of news of the treaty of Utrecht, and a treaty ratified with them......July 11, 1713 George Vaughan made lieutenant-governor and Samuel Shute commander-in chief of the 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, 17
Jaffrey Point (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
ond cargo consigned to Parry arriving, the people attack his house, and quiet is only restored by sending of the vessel to Halifax......Sept. 8, 1774 Town committee of Portsmouth, hearing of the order by King in council prohibiting exportation of gunpowder to America, seize the garrison at Fort William and Mary, and carry off 100 barrels of gunpowder, Dec. 11: next day they remove fifteen cannon, with small-arms and warlike stores......Dec. 12, 1774 Armed men dismantle a battery at Jerry's Point on Great Island, and bring eight pieces of cannon to Portsmouth......May 26, 1775 Convention of the people assembles at Exeter......June, 1775 New Hampshire troops in the battle of Bunker Hill......June 17, 1775 Governor Wentworth convenes the Assembly, June 12, and recommends the conciliatory proposition of Lord North, to which the House gives no heed. They expel three new royalist members, and the governor adjourns the Assembly to Sept. 28, and sails for Boston. From the Isl
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