History of the Town of Rye, New Hampshire: From Its Discovery and Settlement to December 31, 1903 (Google eBook)

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Rumford Print. Company, 1905 - Rye (N.H.) - 675 pages
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Page 6 - The Council established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, ruling, ordering and Governing of New England in America" and to them and their Successors grants all the lands, &c., Viz.
Page 262 - We the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American COLONIES.
Page 14 - Thompson,1 with Mr. Edward Hilton, and his brother, Mr. William Hilton, who had been fishmongers in London, with some others, that came along with them, furnished with necessaries for carrying on a Plantation there. Possibly others might be sent after them in the years following, 1624 and 1625; some of whom first, in probability, seized on a place called the Little Harbor, on the west side of Pascataqua River, toward, or at, the mouth thereof; the Hiltons, in the...
Page 229 - The first place I set my foot upon in New England, was the Isle of Shoals, being islands in the sea, about two leagues from the main. Upon these islands, I neither could see one good timber tree, nor so much good ground as to make a garden. The place is found to be a good fishing place for six ships...
Page 239 - If you will go away, I say unto you, catch fish, if you can ! But as for you that will tarry, and worship the Lord Jesvs (Christ this day, I will pray unto him for you, that you may take fish till you are weary.
Page 13 - But for the ground I can say nothing, but by the relation of the sagamore or king of that place, who told me there was much good ground up in the river about seven or eight leagues.
Page 229 - No lot for me but Smith's Isles, which are a many of barren rocks, the most overgrowne with such shrubs and sharpe whins you can hardly pass them ; without either grass or wood, but three or four short shrubby old Cedars.
Page 47 - ... Leave to Suggest that in the year 1703 the Governor and Council Passed an order Releasing the then Ferryman from his Taxes yearly in Consideration of his Ferring over the Inhabitants Living on the main on Public days Gratis which Custom was Constantly Complyed with till Very Lately when the Select men to add another Grievance to Us have Compelled the Present Occupant of the Ferry to pay his Tax who now refuses to Let us pass the River without Pay, for these and many other Reasons your Petitioners...
Page 258 - ... survivor of that daring expedition. And that powder supplied the two New Hampshire regiments at Bunker Hill, which, attacked by the veteran Welch Fusileers, were commanded by James Reid and John Stark, and made such slaughter of the best English troops. The daring character of this assault can not be over-estimated. It was an organized investment of a royal fortress, where the king's flag was flying, and where the king's garrison met them with muskets and artillery. It was four months before...

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Hampton, nh Genealogy Sources
Bibliography and notes to the Hampton, New Hampshire Area Genealogical Database
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