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hire......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 overseers of Dartmouth College, summoned by the governor to meet at Hanover, Aug. 26, 1816, refuse to act under the
constitution is framed which goes into effect......June 2, 1784 John Langdon and Nicholas Gilman. delegates from New Hampshire, sign the Constitution of the United States......Sept. 17, 1787 Convention assembles at Exeter, Feb. 13, adjourns to Concord, and ratifies the Constitution of the United States by a vote of 57 to 47......June 21, 1788 President Washington, on a tour of observation, arrives at Portsmouth......Oct. 30, 1789 Portsmouth Journal established at Portsmouth......1789 An academy, the second in the State, opened at New Ipswich......1789 Publication of Concord Herald begun by George Hough......Jan. 5, 1790 Academies incorporated at Atkinson and Amherst......1791 Four post-routes appointed through the interior of the State......1791 New Hampshire Medical Society incorporated......1791 Bank established at Portsmouth......1792 Convention assembles at Concord, Sept. 7, 1791, revises the State constitution, changes the title of the chief mag
inaugurated President......March 4, 1853 Gold discovered at Plainfield, in the Connecticut Valley......1854 State teachers' association incorporated......1854 First regiment of Federal troops leaves Concord for the seat of war......May 25, 1861 Franklin Pierce's remarkable speech at Concord on the war ......July 4, 1863 Soldiers' voting bill, passed Aug. 17, is returned Aug. 26 with a veto, but becomes a law because retained in the governor's hands more than five days......Aug. 17, 1864 Law authorizing a commissioner 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
89 Publication of Concord Herald begun by George Hough......Jan. 5, 1790 Academies incorporated at Atkinson and Amherst......1791 Four post-routes appointed through the interior of the State......1791 New Hampshire Medical Society incorporated......1791 Bank established at Portsmouth......1792 Convention assembles at Concord, Sept. 7, 1791, revises the State constitution, changes the title of the chief magistrate from president to governor, and completes its labors......Sept. 5, 1792 Elder Jesse Lee, coming from Virginia, visits New Hampshire; founds the first Methodist society in the State......1792 A privateer ship, the McClary, fitted out during the war at Portsmouth under the sanction of the legislature, captures an American merchant ship, the Susanna, 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 the owners of
rence seminary and female college at Tilton, opened 1845, receives its charter......1852 Property qualification for State officers abolished......1852 Franklin Pierce inaugurated President......March 4, 1853 Gold discovered at Plainfield, in the Connecticut Valley......1854 State teachers' association incorporated......1854 First regiment of Federal troops leaves Concord for the seat of war......May 25, 1861 Franklin Pierce's remarkable speech at Concord on the war ......July 4, 1863 Soldiers' voting bill, passed Aug. 17, is returned Aug. 26 with a veto, but becomes a law because retained in the governor's hands more than five days......Aug. 17, 1864 Law authorizing a commissioner 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 Agricult
ing New Hampshire a royal province reaches Portsmouth......Jan. 1, 1680 President Cutts dies, and is succeeded by Maj. Richard Waldron, of Dover......April 5, 1681 Mason surrenders one-fifth of his quit rents from the province to Charles II., and thus secures the appointment of Edward Cranfield as lieutenant-governor, with extraordinary powers and devoted to his interests......Jan. 25, 1682 Cranfield suspends Waldron and Richard Martyn, both popular leaders, from the council......May 15, 1682 Edward Gove, voicing the 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 aut
tive authority, dedicated at Durham......Sept. 27, 1894 Vote for governor: Charles A. Busiel, Republican. 46,491; Henry O. Kent, Democrat, 33,959; Daniel C. Knowles, Prohibition, 1,750; scattering, 856......November, 1894 State library and Supreme Court building erected at a cost of $300,000, dedicated at Concord......Jan. 8, 1895 Vote for governor: George A. Ramsdell, Republican, 48,387; Henry O. Kent, Democrat, 28,333; John C. Berry, Prohibition, 1,057; 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
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 Isles of Shoals he adjourns the Assembly until April, 1776, his last official act......September, 1775 A constitution for New Hampshire is framed by a Congress styling itself the House of Representatives, which assembles at Exeter, Dec. 21, 1775, and completes its labors......Jan. 5, 1776 Under the new form of government. Meshech Weare is appointed president of the council and of an executive committee chosen to sit during the recess of the council, as president of New Hampshire......1776 John Sullivan, of New Hampshire, appointed brigadier-general by Congress......1776 Ship-of-war Raleigh built at Portsmouth by decree of Congress......1776 A convention of both houses reports a declaration of independence, which was adopted and sent forthwith to the delegate
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