Annals of the town of Keene ... to 1815

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Page 46 - 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 58 - ... center. And we imagine that a union of public interests is the only means by which the contentions and animosities, now subsisting among the inhabitants of the territory aforesaid, can be brought to a happy issue : for, so long as the course of justice is in different channels, where people are so nearly allied, disturbances will arise. From authentic information, we cannot but apprehend, that the state of...
Page 46 - We, the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our power, at the risk of our lives and fortunes, with arms, oppose the hostile proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American Colonies.
Page 46 - 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...
Page 81 - Provided, notwithstanding, That the several towns, parishes, bodies corporate, or religious societies, shall at all times have the exclusive right of electing their own public teachers, and of contracting with them for their support and maintenance. And no person of any one particular religious sect or denomination shall ever be compelled to pay towards the support of the teacher or teachers of another persuasion, sect or denomination.
Page 86 - That it be recommended to the people of the United States to assemble, on the twenty-second day of February next, in such numbers and manner as may be convenient, publicly to testify their grief for the death of General George Washington, by suitable eulogies, orations, and discourses, or by public prayers.
Page 46 - DECLARATION on this paper; and when so done to make return thereof, together with the name or names of all who shall refuse to sign the same, to the General Assembly or Committee of Safety of this Colony. M. Weare, Chairman.
Page 20 - Indian pursued ; the woman, animated by the cheers of her friends, outran her pursuer, who skulked back for his gun. Nathan Blake was at his barn, near where his son's house now stands. Hearing the cry of Indians, and presuming his barn would be burnt, he determined that his cattle should not be burnt with it. Throwing open his stable door, he let them out...
Page 59 - Nov. 16, 1780. The above Report being repeatedly read, — Voted, That it be accepted ; and a sufficient number of copies be printed and transmitted to the several towns on the New-Hampshire Grants, on both sides of Connecticut River, for their notice, to appoint one or more members to attend the said General Convention ; which shall be deemed a sufficient notification. By order of the Convention, BENJAMIN BELLOWS, Chairman. A true Copy,— Attest, DANIEL NEWCOMB, Clerk.
Page 58 - ... any parts of the territory, called the New-Hampshire grants, concerning the jurisdiction of the said grants, and to consider what is proper to be done by the inhabitants thereof, relative to their jurisdiction; that the same may be ascertained and established. Which committee, after due enquiry and consideration, report as follows, viz. The committee appointed by the convention, held at Walpole, November 15th, 1780, do report, that we have conferred with the several gentlemen present, who were...

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