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popular feeling against Governor Cranfield, with a tumultuous body from Exeter and Hampton, declares for liberty and reform. Finding the people not yet ready for revolt, he surrenders, is convicted of high treason, and imprisoned in the Tower of London......1683 People, called upon by the governor to take leases from Mason, refuse to acknowledge his claim......Feb. 14, 1683 Assembly refuse money for the Cranfield government......1684 Cranfield, by authority of the governor and council,ne 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 excepte
Keene, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
er-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 ewington to Durham, nearly half a mile in length......1794 First New Hampshire turnpike, extending from Concord to the Piscataqua bridge, chartered......1796 Keene sentinel established at Keene......March, 1799 New Hampshire Missionary Society, the earliest charitable society of a religious character in the State, incorporKeene......March, 1799 New Hampshire Missionary Society, the earliest charitable society of a religious character in the State, incorporated......1801 Farmer's cabinet published at Amherst......Nov. 11, 1802 First cotton factory in State erected at New Ipswich......1803 Piscataqua Evangelical magazine published at Portsmouth......1805 Law passed dividing towns into school districts......1805 From the preaching and teachings of Mr. Murray in 1773, the
Exeter, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
tinomian controversy, and a few friends settle Exeter, and form a government with elections by the pWar ravage Somersworth and Durham, and between Exeter and Hampton......September, 1675 Four hunovernor Cranfield, with a tumultuous body from Exeter and Hampton, declares for liberty and reform. ention of eighty-five deputies, which meets at Exeter......July 14, 1774 By the request of a comm 1775 Convention of the people assembles at Exeter......June, 1775 New Hampshire troops in thee House of Representatives, which assembles at Exeter, Dec. 21, 1775, and completes its labors......worth......Aug. 8, 1778 Phillips Academy at Exeter founded......1781 Daniel Webster born at Frcted by the people. A new convention meets at Exeter in 1781, and after two years a constitution is.....Sept. 17, 1787 Convention assembles at Exeter, Feb. 13, adjourns to Concord, and ratifies thure adjourned from town to town, assembling at Exeter, Concord, Hopkinton, Dover, Amherst, Charlesto
egates of New Hampshire in Congress......June 15, 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States signed by Josiah Bartlett and William Whipple, of New Hampshire, Aug. 2, 1776, and by a thira, bound for an enemy's port laden with supplies. The matter is brought into court, and the United States court of appeals reverses the judgment of the State court and awards $32,721.36 damages to t as a violation of State independence and an unwarrantable encroachment in the courts of the United States ......1794 Bridge constructed over the Piscataqua near Portsmouth, from Newington to Durhf Dartmouth College, after two years more of litigation, awarded by the Supreme Court of the United States to the trustees......1819 Law of June 29, 1821, imposing an annual tax of one-half of 1 pHiram 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
Rochester, N. H. (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
he 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; 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 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 b
Hopkinton (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
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 blastHopkinton 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 overseers of Dartmouth College, summoned by the go
New Hampshire, One of the Eastern States of the American Union, lies between Maine on the east and Vermont and Quebec on the west, from which it is separated by the Connecticut River. Quebec bounds it on the north and Massachusetts on the south. The Atlantic, on the southeast corner, forms a coast-line of 18 miles, affording a good harbor at Portsmouth. Area, 9,305 square 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
Hillsborough (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-new-hampshire
Trustees and overseers 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 report to the governor as requested......Aug. 28, 1816 President John Wheelock, of Dartmouth College, dies......April 4, 1817 President James Monroe, on his tour of the Northern States, visits Portsmouth, Dover, Concord, and Hanover......1817 State-house at Concord erected......1817 Gen. Benjamin Pierce appointed sheriff of Hillsborough county by Governor Plumer, liberates three aged men confined for debt in Amherst jail, by paying their debts......Nov. 20, 1818 Toleration law making all religious sects on equal grounds and dependent on voluntary contributions......1819 Control of Dartmouth College, after two years more of litigation, awarded by the Supreme Court of the United States to the trustees......1819 Law of June 29, 1821, imposing an annual tax of one-half of 1 per cent. on the capital stock of banks, for
mpoverished 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 carry away 100 captives......July 17, 1694 Richard, Earl of Bellomont, is installed governor of New 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 super
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
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