Provincial and State Papers, Volume 9

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authority of the Legislature of New Hampshire, 1875
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Contents

Petition of Presbyterians in Bedford 1750names
25
Petition for a tax on nonresidents for support of
31
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41
BOSCAWEN
57
BOW
66
Petition of agents of Bow for a loan of money 1754
68
Petition of Edward Russel and others 1764
76
Bow remonstrance against against Rumford petition
80
Canterbury 1764
86
Petition of Selectmen for a road 1768
99
Minutes of Chester Town meeting 1753
107
II
118
Petition of Moses Little and associates for extension
125
12
129
Petition of inhabitants for like purpose 1747names
131
CONWAY
140
14
141
DEERFIELD
146
Petition of inhabitants relating to town meeting
152
Petition of inhabitants of the N E part of Dover
159
Report about frauds in Dover Town book 1731
167
1740
174
Petition in relation to being set off in a separate
180
DORCHESTER
187
Petition of Inhabitants of Pine Hill 1763
194
Copy of an Indian Deed 1671
201
Petition of Joseph Blanchard 1762
207
Votes at Town meetings
216
Advertisement of town meeting c 1763
219
Petition to send a Representative
224
Petition relating to another hearing
228
Proceedings at town meetings
234
Names of soldiers in Durham under Capt John
240
EPSOM
246
Elders or Rulers Oath
252
Petition for protection against the Indians
258
Petition relating to Peterborough Slip for annexa
261
VOLUME III
275
Replication to the foregoing
284
Petition of sundry inhabitants of Exeter to be incor
291
Petition of John Odlin and others for power to call
297
Petition for power to levy a tax
303
A town meeting called Proceedings
310
PAGES
313
Petition for a new charter 1772
318
GREENLAND
320
GROTON FORMERLY COCKERMOUTH
328
Petition of Selectmen about taxes
335
Request relating to highways
339
Petition of inhabitants of Hamptonfalls for a tavern
343
The Charter of Kingswoodnames of grantees pro
347
Reasons against the same
348
Petition of Edward Flint and others to be annexed
351
Reasons offered against a new district and Remon
351
Petition of persons formerly of Massachusetts to
358
Petition in answer to the foregoing petition
366
An Act dividing Hamptonfalls into two Parishes
373
Petition of the Parish of Hamptonfalls in relation
374
Petition for an Act of Incorporation
380
Petition of Daniel Jones for remission of taxes
388
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390
Petition of Doct Josiah Pomroy for permission
394
Petition of Proprietors for extension of their grant
396
HOPKINTON
404
Petition for a new Parish
417
Petition of John Marsh for a landtax
423
Certificate to Mr Josiah Willard
429
Remonstrance against a new Parish
439
Petition of westerly part of Kingston for town privi
446
Report of Committee on the same
453
Minutes of Council relating to a road
464
relating to the settlement of a minister
471
Petition of Isaac Cummings to be taxed in Notting
477
Originally called Nutfield 1719
479
Memorial of inhabitants of Plaistow against a new town
483
Oaths to be taken
489
Counter petition to foregoingnames
499
Petition of Capt Caleb Page of Starkstown 1763
505
Petition for division of land c of heirs of
507
Counter petition
513
Petition about minister and school lotsnames
553
VOLUME V
558
Account of persons who voted for representative
563
486
567
Proprietors meetingPetition
567
498
567
504505
567
515
567
NEWMARKET
570
An act for erecting and maintaining a bridge
576
Reply to Exeters objections
580
Report of a committee of Plaistow about the meeting
596
Act to raise money by Lottery for a bridge
598
NEW IPSWICH
604
Report of a Committee
611
A true list of the inhabitants settled in Alstead 1771
627
1719
645
Names of all the men women and children in
648
PEELING
655
PETERBOROUGH
665
Petition relating to Rev John Morrisonnames
669
PLAISTOW AND ATKINSON
672
Petition of inhabitants in the west part of Haverhill
676
Memorial of Col James White and others
681
Petition for a grant of land and Request to the
689
Petition of the South Parish in Portsmouth
695
Answer to a petition relating to the choice of James
697
Deed from Theodore Atkinson and others of their
703
Petition for a Lottery to pave streets in Portsmouth
707
Another petition on the same matter
713
inoculate in Hinsdale for smallpox
714
An act for erecting a new Parish c
717
Petition of Wm Chamberlin and John Jenness
723
RUMNEY
730
Persons in Plaistow who desire to have the town remain
732
63
737
Petition from the Parish of Rye 1729
740
SALEM
744
Letter from Daniel Peaslee to Thomas Packer Esq
750
1 The papers relating to these towns are intermixed
753
SHELBURNE
758
Petition for Town privileges 1743
761
Answer of Exeter to petitions
766
Memorial of inhabitants of South Hampton
767
Petition in relation to a highway
772
Petition to be set off into a Township
778
Another petition relating to the same matter
784
Petition for Incorporation
788
WILTON
794
WINDHAM
800
Deposition of James GilmoreCertificate
803
Petition for an alteration in their Charternames
809
Petition in relation to a disturbance in the Parish
816
Petition of Oliver Saunders
822
Brookline
826
AMHERST
828
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833
List of Delegates to the First Convention 1778 834837
834
Constitutional Convention 1781 with List of Dele
842
Proposed ConstitutionPart I Bill of Rights 852858
852
Form of Government Part II 858877
858
Delegates to Congress
872
The Bill of RightsNote by the Editor
882
Note by the Editor 895896
895
Form of Government 903919
903
234
921
should be Bow
922
213
923
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924
655
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300
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