The Life of Col. Seth Warner: With an Account of the Controversy Between New York and Vermont, from 1763 to 1775

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C. Goodrich, 1858 - New Hampshire Grants - 84 pages
 

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Excellent! What a fascinating account of the controversy of the Grants. I am particularly engaged by Chipman's account of the trial and punishment of John Hart (pp. 27-29). What an interesting parallel to the French Revolution.

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Unfortunately, this book wasn't "transcribed" very carefully. The first word in the book is "SEVEKAT" and it's supposed to be "SEVERAL". Obviously, no one even tried to see if there were any mistakes needing correction. If I can't trust the first word, how can I trust the rest of the book? It essentially renders google system useless and untrustworthy (IMHO). 

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Page 25 - ... felony without benefit of clergy, and the offenders therein shall be adjudged felons, and shall suffer death as in case of felony without benefit of clergy.
Page 25 - ... that if any persons to the number of twelve or more, being unlawfully, riotously, and tumultuously assembled together, to the disturbance of the public peace...
Page 63 - ... detached to attack the rear of the enemy's left, and Colonel Herrick, with three hundred men, to fall upon the rear of their right, with orders to form a junction before they made the assault. Colonels Hubbard and Stickney were also ordered to advance with two hundred men on their right and one hundred in front, to divert their attention from the real point of attack.
Page 14 - For the purpose of rendering their resistance more effectual, various associations were formed among the settlers ; and, at length, a convention of representatives from the several towns on the west side of the mountains, was called. This convention met in the...
Page 26 - ... not made felony by this act, to make his order in council, thereby requiring and commanding such offender or offenders to surrender themselves, respectively, within the space of seventy days next after the first publication thereof...
Page 37 - Maclean, who had collected a few hundred Scotch emigrants and taken post at the mouth of the Richelieu, hoping, with their united forces, to be able to raise the siege of St. Johns and relieve the garrison. In pursuance of this design, Carleton embarked his troops at Montreal with the view of crossing the St. Lawrence and landing at Longueil. Their embarkation was observed by Col.
Page 40 - ... The term of service of this regiment having expired, Warner, in dead of winter, raised another force, and marched to join Gen. Wooster at Quebec. Speaking of this service, Kilbourne, before mentioned, says, " Probably no Revolutionary patriot during the war performed a service evincing more energy or a more noble patriotism than the raising of a regiment in so short a time, and marching it to Quebec in the face of a- Canadian winter.
Page 50 - I should be glad if a few hills of corn unhoed should not be a motive sufficient to detain men at home, considering the loss of such an important post might be irretrievable.
Page 44 - August, 1781, and the people inhabiting the same, be, and they are hereby recognized and declared to be a free, sovereign and independent state, by the name of the state of Vermont.
Page 22 - Tryon was apprized early in 1772, by a letter from John Munro, in which he says : " The rioters have established a company at Bennington, commanded by Capt. Warner, and on new year's day his company was reviewed, and continued all day in military exercise and firing at marks." In pursuance of the New York policy before mentioned, settlements were made in the western parts of Rupert and Pawlet by persons who had armed themselves in defiance of the New Hampshire grantees. In October, 1771, Ethan Allen,...

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