History of the Town of Canterbury, New Hampshire, 1727-1912 (Volume 1); Narrative
Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVII. INGALLS DISTRICT, NO. 9. AN INGALLS NEIGHBORHOOD. UNITED TO LOUDON FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES IN 1880. LOCATION OF HOMESTEADS. When the town was divided into nine school districts in December, 1814, No. 9 was bounded as follows: "Begins at Loudon line near Stephen Cate's, then following said line to Ebenezer Batchelder's, then following the line of No. 8 to the bound first mentioned." The boundaries of No. 8 were as follows: "To begin at Loudon line on the southeast corner of No. 4, thence running north by Daniel Smith's, then west by Stephen Cate's, then north by said Cate's, then west to the Range Way near Nath'l Ingalls, thence north by said Ingall's land, then north by Jesse Ingall's land, then east by said Jesse Ingall's land, then east by Ebenezer Parker's land, then north by Jesse Ingall's land to Ebenezer Bachelder's, then west by said Bachelder's, then north to Richard Bachelder's land, then west to Gideon Ham's, thence south to Joseph Kimball's, then east to Chase Wiggin's land, then south to George Arvin's, thence west to the Range Road near Joseph Kimball's, then north to Gideon Ham's, then west to the road near Joseph Ham's, then south to the southeast corner of Arch's Moore's land, then westwardly to the northwest corner of the Smith Farm, then south to the old Meeting House, then east to John Shaw's, then south to Henry Jones', then on the line of District No. 4 to the bound first mentioned." No. 8 was the Shaker district. In the first division of the town, approved at the annual meeting March, 1814, only six districts were provided.1 The Shakers were included in Nos. 4, 5 and 6, while the Ingalls district was a part of No. 6. This arrangement not proving satisfactory, the number of districts was increased to nine at a special town meeting held in Dece...
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