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Manchester (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
er to edit early provincial records, and Rev. Dr. Bouton, of Concord, chosen......1866 Office of superintendent of public instruction created......1867 Revision and codification of the laws, ordered by the legislature of 1865, completed......1867 New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, at Hanover, chartered 1866, opened......Sept. 4, 1868 Legislature ratifies the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution......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 Compulsor
57; scattering, 1,015......November, 1896 Vote for governor: Frank W. Rollins, Republican, 44,730; Charles F. Stone, Democrat, 35,653; Augustus G. Stevens, Prohibition, 1,333; scattering, 749......November, 1898 Ex-Gov. Frederick Smith dies......April 22, 1899 Old Home Week first celebrated in fifty cities and towns......August, 1899 Seventy towns celebrate Old Home Week......August, 1900 Joint presentation of bronze tablets to battle-ships Kearsarge and Alabama by people of New Hampshire, Governor Johnston and staff, of Alabama, attending, at Portsmouth......September, 1900 Vote for governor: Chester B. Jordan, Republican, 53,891; Frederick E. Potter, Democrat, 34,956; Josiah M. Fletcher, Prohibition, 1,182; scattering, 764......November, 1900 One hundred towns celebrate Old Home Week......August, 1901 Centennial anniversary of the graduation of Daniel Webster from Dartmouth celebrated by the college and State at Hanover......September, 1901 New Jersey
Charlestown, Mass. (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
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; attacks on Keene, Number Four (Charlestown), Rochester, capture of Fort Massachusetts at Hoosuck......April–Aug. 20, 1746 Three companies of rangers under Robert Rogers and the two brothers John and William Stark, formed from the New Hampshire troops by the express desire of Lord Loed 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
g their interests, Mason procures for himself a charter of Portsmouth......1631 Towns of Portsmouth and Northam laid out......1633 A number of families from England settle on Dover Neck and build a fortified church......1633 Mason's estate, after a few specific bequests, goes to a grandson, Robert Tufton, who takes the suty of the governor and council, without the concurrence of the Assembly, imposes taxes; but, unable to enforce 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 a resignation, Sept. 18. It being suspected that he still intended to distribute the stamped paper, he is compelled to give up his commission, and is sent back to England......Jan. 9, 1766 John Wentworth, appointed governor in place of his uncle, removed by the British ministry on charge of neglect of duty......Aug. 11, 1767
Concord, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
tion, 1890, 376,530; 1900, 411,588. Capital, Concord. New Hampshire formed a part of the grant Hampshire and New York......July 20, 1764 Concord, settled in 1727, called Rumford in 1733, takhire......1782 A convention which meets at Concord, June 10, 1778, frames a constitution which irtsmouth......1792 Convention assembles at Concord, Sept. 7, 1791, revises the State constitutioegislature of 1807 adjourns from Hopkinton to Concord for regular sessions......1807 New Hampshihe Northern States, visits Portsmouth, Dover, Concord, and Hanover......1817 State-house at ConcConcord erected......1817 Gen. Benjamin Pierce appointed sheriff of Hillsborough county by Governor 861 Franklin Pierce's remarkable speech at Concord on the war ......July 4, 1863 Soldiers' vothe constitution, proposed by a convention at Concord, Dec. 6 to 16, 1876, are adopted except two, . Chandler, unveiled in the State-house yard, Concord......Aug. 31, 1892 John Greenleaf Whittier[12 more...]
o 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, Mason procures for himself a charter of Portsmouth......1631 Towns of Portsmouth and Northam laid out......1633
river and the Merrimac, and calls it New Hampshire......Nov. 7, 1629 Company of Laconia dividing their interests, Mason procures for himself a charter of Portsmouth......1631 Towns of Portsmouth and Northam laid out......1633 A number of families from England settle on Dover Neck and build a fortified church......1633 Mason's estate, after a few specific bequests, goes to a grandson, Robert Tufton, who takes the surname of Mason......1635 George Burdet, a clergyman from Yarmouth, England, succeeds Wiggin as governor of the Dover plantations......1636 Rev. John Wheelwright, banished from Boston as a result of the Antinomian controversy, and a few friends settle Exeter, and form a government with elections by the people......1638 Hampton, considered as belonging 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
Nashua (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
, for school purposes. The sum accrued is divided among the tow ns......1829 Gov. Matthew Harvey, appointed judge of the United States district court for New Hampshire, is succeeded by Joseph M. Harper, acting governor......February, 1831 Nashua and Lowell Railroad incorporated......1836 Act passed providing for a scientific, geological, and mineralogical survey of the State......July 3, 1839 Office of State commissioner of common schools created......1846 Law authorizing towns 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 word Protestant in the Bill of Rights......1877 Prohibitionists in State convention at Nashua adopt a constitution for the State temperance union......June 7-8, 1882 Bronze statue of Daniel Webster, 8 feet in height, cast at Munich, and gift of Benjamin P. Cheney, is erected in the State-house park, Concord, and dedicated......June 17,
Salisbury, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
assachusetts (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 King Philip's War ravage Somersworth and Durham, and between Exeter and Hampton......September, 1675 Four hundred Indians captured by strategy at Dover. Seven or eight are put to death, 200 discharged, and the balance sold in foreign parts as slaves......Sept. 7, 1676 King's bench decided that Massachusetts had no jurisdiction over New Hampshire and Mason's heirs none within the territory they claimed. To est
eputies, which meets at Exeter......July 14, 1774 By the request of a committee of the people, a cargo of tea consigned to a Mr. Parry, of Portsmouth, is reshipped to Halifax, Jan. 25, 1774. A second 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 co
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