History of the Town of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire: With the Report of the Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration in 1839
Press of G.H. Ellis, 1876 - Peterborough (N.H.) - 735 pages
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2d hus 9 mos acres alarm at Lexington Albert Alexander Robbe April 19 April 25 army at Cambridge Betsey borough Boston Capt Charles church committee Cuningham Dartmouth College David Steele Deacon death died Dublin early settlers east Eliza Elizabeth Factory farm father George graduated granted Gregg Hampshire Hancock Henry Holmes hundred Ireland Jaffrey James Wilson Jane Jeremiah John Hill Jonathan Joseph July 19 June 29 land lived Londonderry lots Lunenburg March March 15 Mary Mass meeting meeting-house Miller Mitchell Moore Nathaniel Nathaniel H Peter Peter Prescott Peterborough Presbyterian proprietors record removed residence road Robert Robert Morison Sally Samuel Smith Sarah school-house Scott selectman Sept settled settlement Sharon Swan Taggart Thomas Morison Thomas Steele tion town township Vide Gen village Voted White
Page 206 - No longer mourn for me when I am dead Than you shall hear the surly sullen bell Give warning to the world that I am fled From this vile world, with vilest worms to dwell : Nay, if you read this line, remember not The hand that writ it ; for I love you so That I in your sweet thoughts would be forgot If thinking on me then should make you woe.
Page 198 - Together both, ere the high lawns appeared Under the opening eyelids of the morn, We drove a-field, and both together heard What time the gray-fly winds her sultry horn...
Page 198 - For we were nursed upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rill; Together both, ere the high lawns appeared Under the opening eyelids of the morn, We drove a-field, and both together heard What time...
Page 335 - My train are men of choice and rarest parts, That all particulars of duty know, And in the most exact regard support The worships of their name.
Page 148 - Resolved, That it be recommended to the several Assemblies. Conventions and Councils, or Committees of Safety, of the United Colonies, immediately to cause all persons to be disarmed, within their respective Colonies, who are notoriously disaffected to the cause of America, or who have not associated, and refuse to associate, to defend by Arms, the United Colonies against the hostile attempts of the British Fleets and Armies.
Page 358 - ... their representative, to the General Court. That year the Whigs and a party styling themselves 'Independent Democrats' succeeded in defeating the regular old line Democracy in New Hampshire. The State was districted for the choice of Representatives to Congress, and the following year he was elected a Representative from the Third Congressional District to the Thirtieth Congress.
Page 40 - Grant of a tract of land, had and obtained from the Great and General Court or Assembly of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay...
Page 148 - 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.