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  New Hampshire Information - Hometown USA
New Hampshire was home to the famous geological formation called the Old Man of the Mountain, a face-like profile in Franconia Notch, until May 2 to May 3, 2003, when the symbol of New Hampshire collapsed.
As of 2004, the population of New Hampshire was estimated to be 1,299,500.
New Hampshire is the only state that does not mandate public kindergarten, partly out of frugality and lack of funding, and partly out of belief in local control, a philosophy under which towns and cities, not the state, make as many decisions as possible.
www.hometownusa.com /nh   (3320 words)

  Province of New Hampshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On January 1, 1680, New Hampshire was separated from the Massachusetts Colony, becoming a royal colony with a separate government.
Although New Hampshire did not get its own colonial governor until 1741, in 1631 Captain Thomas Wiggin served as the first governor of the province of the Upper Plantation of New Hampshire, comprising modern-day Dover, Durham and Stratham, which ultimately became the royal Province of New Hampshire.
The disputed New Hampshire Grants territory (New Hampshire claimed it, a judge awarded it to New York) later became the state of Vermont.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_New_Hampshire   (321 words)

 New Hampshire Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The New Hampshire Constitution is the primary governing document of the State of New Hampshire which became effective on June 2, 1784.
The Governor of the State of New Hampshire is the supreme executive magistrate and is titled "His Excellency".
The Governor is given the sole authority to command the New Hampshire National Guard and sole right to sign or veto bills and resolutions passed by the General Court and is charged with the "faithful execution of the laws".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Hampshire_Constitution   (1677 words)

 World Almanac for Kids
NEW HAMPSHIRE, one of the New England states of the U.S., bordered on the N by QuÉbec Province, Canada; on the E by Maine and the Atlantic Ocean; on the S by Massachusetts; and on the W by Vermont.
New Hampshire’s longest river is the Connecticut R., which rises in a string of lakes at the extreme N end of the state.
New Hampshire was principally a farming state until the second half of the 19th century, when manufacturing became the leading sector of the economy.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/newhampshire.html   (3455 words)

 Moving to New Hampshire
The average elevation of the White Mountains in New Hampshire is from 760 to 1,200 m (2,500 to 4,000 ft).
New Hampshire petitioned the king for a final settlement of its boundaries to the east and south with Massachusetts.
New Hampshire's economy expanded in the early 18th century by the introduction of potato cultivation and linen-making by the Scots-Irish.
www.abcmovex.com /states/NEWHAMPSHIRE.html   (10139 words)

 The Avalon Project : Grant of the Province of New Hampshire to Mr. Mason, 22 April 1635, By the Name of Masonia
The Avalon Project : Grant of the Province of New Hampshire to Mr.
Grant of the Province of New Hampshire to Mr.
New Hampshire was granted by its present name.-OTIS G. Hammond.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/states/nh04.htm   (162 words)

 New Hampshire Almanac
The President and Council of the Province of New Hampshire issued a document in February 1680 that called for a meeting of the General Assembly for March 16th.
On January 1, 1680 New Hampshire, previously under the wing of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, became a royal colony with a separate government.
The New Hampshire Almanac is compiled by the New Hampshire State Library from state statutes and other sources as noted.
www.state.nh.us /nhinfo/fast.html   (572 words)

 new hampshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of the New England states of the U.S., bordered on the N by Québec Province, Canada; on the E by Maine and the Atlantic Ocean; on the S by Massachusetts; and on the W by Vermont.
The Council for New England was dissolved in 1635, and Mason was confirmed in all his grants by the Crown and given an additional 40,500 ha (100,000 acres) west of the Kennebec R. In 1638 John Wheelwright (1592?-1679), a clergyman banished from Massachusetts, founded the settlement of Exeter.
From 1686 to 1689 the province of New Hampshire was part of the Dominion of New England, which was under the governor-ship of Sir Edmund Andros.
www.equineestates.com /library/United_States/new_hampshire.htm   (3158 words)

 New Ipswich, New Hampshire
As the settlement of the province progressed, the frequent attacks of the Indians obliged the settlers to seek aid and protection from their neighbors of the older and strong Province of Massachusetts.
As the southern portion of the Mason territory was claimed by both provinces, Massachusetts, as a matter of policy and a means of fortifying her claims, promptly gave assistance to New Hampshire, securing thereby the adherence of those whom she protected.
An interesting contribution to the history of New England's part in opening the great West is the record of how certain New Ipswich citizens led a colony out to Iowa, selecting a township now called Denmark in that new state, and rearing a church and school as the corner stones of their town.
www.usgennet.org /usa/nh/county/hillsborough/hist/newip.html   (5254 words)

 The History of Sodomy Laws in the United States - New Hampshire
New Hampshire was settled in 1623 and, for more than a half century, juridically was part of Massachusetts.
With a decision of the New Hampshire Supreme Court that common-law crimes disappeared from New Hampshire with the American Revolution, that state became one of the first to abrogate common-law crimes.
The constitutionality of the psychopathic offender law was upheld unanimously by the New Hampshire Supreme Court in 1950 in In Re Moulton.
www.sodomylaws.org /sensibilities/new_hampshire.htm   (1804 words)

 The Settlement in New Hampshire by Haynes Ancestors
The Settlement in New Hampshire by Haynes Ancestors
Pittsburg, which extends for 350 square miles is all of New Hampshire north of the 45th parallel excluding Clarksville, and was originally called the "Indian Stream Territory." It wasn't until 1789 that men from New England began to visit the area returning home to sing the praises of the area's wildlife, forests, streams and meadows.
In this year complaints were filed with the attorney general of New Hampshire against "certain settlers said to be encroaching upon the public domain," north of 45th parallel, and suits were subsequently brought to eject them from their holdings.
home.fuse.net /flund/NewHampshire.htm   (2259 words)

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But the lieutenant governor of New York and his council held that the king's order, not only conferred on them the powers of government as far eastward as Connecticut river, but was in effect a declaration of the crown that such had always been the rightful extent of their jurisdiction.
This conduct of the New York government towards the settlers and claimants under New Hampshire, was the sole cause of' the long and bitter controversy which followed, and which ended in the separation of the territory from that province.
The New York rulers did not in truth appear to place much reliance upon their critical exposition of the words "to be," but asserted an earlier title to the territory, under the charter of King Charles the second to the Duke of York, in 1664.
www.uvm.edu /~teshea/CS005/hpmehvb1c001.doc   (1481 words)

 Map of New Hampshire (1761)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This section from "An Accurate Map of His Majesty's Province of New Hampshire..." provides a close-up of the territory that stood at the crossroads of northern New England.
Bounded on east and south by Massachusetts (Maine was part of Massachusetts), to the west by New York, and on the north by Canada, the colony was often caught in disputes between its more powerful neighbors.
New Hampshire and New York competed over the territory between the Connecticut and Hudson Rivers, which is now Vermont.
www.masshist.org /Maps/2729_Atlas_33/2729_atlas_33noborder.htm   (196 words)

 New England Historic Genealogical Society
At the end of the 1720s, there were signs of trouble on the horizon in the province of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire had been involved in a heated border dispute with Massachusetts for decades, and the new governor only added fuel to the fire.
New Hampshire and Connecticut are the only states in New England that currently retain the death penalty.
www.newenglandancestors.org /publications/NEA/6-5_008_Warning.asp   (2132 words)

 NEW HAMPSHIRE LAW: General Research
New Hampshire State Library The New Hampshire State Library (603) 271-2144 provides access to State legislative materials including online status of House and Senate bills.
New Hampshire Records and Archives Library located at 71 South Fruit Street, Concord, NH, is a repository for N. Legislative materials.
Resident Population Select New Hampshire in the box and a nice summary with a chart is available in both.pdf and Excel files.
www.library.piercelaw.edu /LWP-New/Research/nh.htm   (332 words)

 History of Bedford, New Hampshire Chapter 1
It was incorporated by the government of New Hampshire May 19, 1750, and named in honor of the Duke of Bedford, who was at that time Secretary of State in the government of George the Second, and for many years Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland.
In 1760 a regiment consisting of eight hundred men was raised by the province of New Hampshire, to join the expedition under General Amherst against Canada.
It is a circular, addressed to the selectmen of each town in the colony of New Hampshire, with the signatures from each town, to a declaration of attachment to the American cause.
history.rays-place.com /nh/bedford-ch1.htm   (2804 words)

 Windham New Hampshire Real Estate - NH real estate
Windham, New Hampshire's history began when 500 acres was ordered by the Legislature of Massachusetts to Rev. Thos.
The petition to Governor Benning Wentworth, praying for the erection of a new parish, though not dated, was drawn in 1740, and was signed by Thomas Morrison and forty-eight others.
From this it will be seen that the early settlers of Londonderry were church-going people, those asking for a new town of Windham making their strongest claim on the grounds of living an inconvenient distance from the earliest houses of worship.
www.cyberagents.net /New_Hampshire/W/Windham.htm   (690 words)

 Antique Maps of The United States - New Hampshire CD
New Hampshire was originally a British colony, and its history is a complex one that involves all sorts of cultural and sociological undercurrents.
The Civil War took a generous toll on New Hampshire and it was its Native American population that saw it through some of its leanest periods.
An accurate map of His Majesty's Province of New-Hampshire in New England and all the adjacent country northward to the River St. Lawrence and eastward to Penobscot Bay, containing the principal places which relate to the war on the continent of North America, by Samuel Langdon (1723-1797).
www.a2zcds.com /Products/Antique_Maps_of_The_United_States_New_Hampshire_CD_587.htm   (1312 words)

 Town of Lincoln New Hampshire Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Also, that the first Meeting for the Choice of Town Officers, agreeable to the Laws of our said Province, shall be held on the Second Tuesday in March next which said Meeting shall be notified by Mr.
That before any Division of the Land be made to among the Grantees, a Tract of Land as near the Centre of the said Township as the Land will admit of, shall be reserved and marked out for Town Lots, one of which shall be allotted to each Grantee of the Contents of one Acre.
Province of New Hampr Janry 31-1764 Recorded According to the Back of the Original Charter under the Prove Seal.
www.lincolnnh.org /2003/charter.html   (272 words)

 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: United States - New Hampshire
Grant of the Province of New Hampshire to John Wollaston, Esq., 1635
Agreement of the Settlers at Exeter in New Hampshire, 1639
New Hampshire General Court - composed of the Senate and House of Representatives
www.loc.gov /law/guide/us-nh.html   (212 words)

 New Hampshire National Guard Bibliography
Eames, Steven C. "Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the Northern Frontier, 1689-1748." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of New Hampshire, 1988.
History of Bedford, New Hampshire From 1737: Being Statistics Compiled on the Occasion of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Town, May 15, 1900.
History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638 to the Autumn of 1892.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/ARNG/NG-NH.htm   (3257 words)

 Hanson Family of New Hampshire Colony, Generations 1 and 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Some of the Hansons of New Brunswick are not included here because I do not have knowledge of where they fit into the family.
He emigrated to New England, supposedly before 1636, and settled in the colony of New Hampshire on Cocheco River.
Joseph Boyce was a Quaker, and Elizabeth Boyce was baptized on 6 Mar. 1641/2 in Salem.
home.earthlink.net /~hansonmaltby/hanson_newhampshire_1.html   (1747 words)

 New Hampshire
The Bench and Bar of New Hampshire, Including Biographical Notes of Deceased Judges of the Highest Court, and Lawyers of the Province and State, and a List of Names of Those Now Living.
New Hampshire's Role in the American Revolution, 1763-1789: A Bibliography.
Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/reference/revbib/nh.htm   (1608 words)

 Exhibit - The Capture of Fort William & Mary
View of the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor, circa 1705 from a selected portion of "The prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piscataqua River in ye Province of New Hampshire on the Continent America." From the Library of Congress.
Too much has been written that is not history, and many statements concerning these events are generally accepted as facts which have had their rise in the fertile imagination of some writer.
Lucien Thompson of Durham, N.H., consisting of several early copies of the New Hampshire Spy and the New Hampshire Mercury of the year 1789, which appear to be the only known ones extant and which contain descriptions of the affair over the signatures of two of the participants.
www.izaak.unh.edu /exhibits/1774   (1158 words)

 Town of Sandgate - Bennington County
Sandgate is bounded west by New York State, south by the Town of Arlington, east by the Town of Manchester, and north by the Town of Rupert.
Sandgate has been under three jurisdictions: the English, through its "Hampshire grant" of 1761; an independent State named "New Connecticut" at a convention held in Westminster January 15, 1777, which name on June 4, 1777 was changed to "Vermont"; and finally the State Constitution adopted at Windsor July 2-8, 1777.
          The Province of New York, prior to the Revolutionary War, claimed jurisdiction of territory to the Connecticut River, and Sandgate was included in the County of Charlotte (now Washington County), New York.
www.sandgatevermont.com /origin.html   (1099 words)

 Hanson Family of New Hampshire Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
            This is the third generation of New Hampshire Hansons, descendants of Thomas Hanson.
His date of death has not yet been found, and no probate records were found for him in New Hampshire.
His will was dated at Dover, NH, on 18 Sept. 1728, and proved at court in New Hampshire on 4 Feb. 1728/9.
home.earthlink.net /~hansonmaltby/hanson_newhampshire_2.html   (2968 words)

 New Hampshire Web Design - Marketing Websites For NH Businesses - Profitable Website
From Florida to New Hampshire, there are thousands of companies building web sites.
New Hampshire Web Hosting - Hosting For Small NH Businesses
New Hampshire Web Design New Clients Gone Live Links
www.nhbis.com   (629 words)

 CHS: Library : CHS Loan Collection: New Hampshire Towns
Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol.
The History of New Ipswich, from Its First Grant in 1736 to the Present Time.
Stearns, E.S. History of the Town of Rindge, New Hampshire, from the Date of the Rowley, Canada or Massachusetts Charter, to the Present Time, 1736-1874.
www.chs.org /loancoll/NHtown.htm   (211 words)

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