Provincial and State Papers, Volume 9

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authority of the Legislature of New Hampshire, 1875
 

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Contents

Petition for a tax on their land for a meetinghouse c
55
House of Representatives
61
BOW
63
Joseph Page Eben Eaton and Joseph Parker against
64
Petition of agents of Bow for a loan of money 1754
67
Inventory of Bow and Canterbury 1761 73
73
Remonstrance against Keeneborough patent 8083
80
CANTERBURY
86
of Selectmen for remission of taxes 1756
92
Letter to Cols Willard and Hinsdale 1743names 96
96
Petition of Selectmen for a road 1768
98
Petition for aid of soldiers
106
Petition for a new Parish 1763names III
112
CHESTERFIELD
120
Petition of Moses Little and associates for extension
125
Petition of inhabitants for like purpose 1747names
131
CONWAY
140
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 163167
163
List of the training men under Capt Tho Millet
174
Council
178
Petition in relation to being set off in a separate
180
names
187
Petition of Inhabitants of Pine Hill 1763
193
Petition relating to conflicting town meetings 1748 198200
198
be set off to Hollis 1763 204206
204
Wm Browns letter and power of attorney 1760
208
Votes at Town meetings c
215
Assent to Jos Blanchards petition and Remon
221
Petition of people in the west part of Dunstable
226
Petition relating to another hearing
228
DURHAM
234
Names of soldiers in Durham under Capt John
240
EPSOM
246
Elders or Rulers Oath
251
Counter petitionnames
257
Report on location of a meetinghouse
265
Remonstrancenames
273
Petition in answer to that praying for exemp
280
Petitiori of sundry inhabitants of Exeter to be incor
291
Acceptance of the foregoing Result and Advice
297
GILSUM
303
A town meeting called Proceedings
310
Pages
313
GREENLAND
320
GROTON FORMERLY COCKERMOUTH
328
Petition of Edward Flint and others to be annexed
334
Petition of Selectmen about taxes
335
Request relating to highways
339
Petition relating to a Parish
340
Agreement relating to Rev Ward Cotton
347
Reasons against the same
348
Names of persons in diilerent towns who petitioned
356
Notification of a Parish meeting to set off those
362
Petition for a Presbyterian Society renewed
370
Petition of the Parish of Hamptonfalls in relation
374
Petition for an Act of Incorporation
380
Petition of Daniel Jones for remission of taxes 336
388
Petition of Doct Josiah Pomroy for permission
394
Petition of Proprietors for extension of their grant
396
HOPKINTON
404
HUDSON FORMERLY NOTTINGHAM WEST
416
Vote on the question of incorporation
422
Depositions of Thomas Pollard Benj Marshall
428
JEFFERSON FORMERLY DARTMOUTH
430
NEW BOSTON
431
Remonstrance against a new Parish
439
Petition of westerly part of Kingston for town privi
446
Report of Committee on the same
453
Petition for a new Parishbounds 504505
504
Counter petition
513
Petition for a law regulating fishing
519
Petition about irregular proceedings in town meet
525
Agreement of Committees
533
Schedule annexed to charter names lots c
540
MARLOW
546
Petition about minister and school lotsnames
553
VOLUME V
558
Petition of inhabitants of New Castle and Rye
562
Account of persons who voted for representative
566
NEW DURHAM
569
Answer of Exeter to petitions
577
Reply to Exeters objections
580
Vote of Kingston against said bridge
585
Another similar petitionnames not repeated
592
Report of a committee of Plaistow about the meeting
596
A true list of the inhabitants settled in Alstead 1771
602
Petition of Newtownnames in Almsbury district
609
Petition of Sam French and others against a
613
Petition of inhabitants of South Hampton east end
619
Petition from South Hampton for a surveyor
626
Petition from Almsbury district
630
Petition to be eased of the Province
637
Statement relating to original rightsnames
643
A list of inhabitants in Orford with their farnilies
645
Petition of William Simpson and others
650
PEELING
655
PETERBOROUGH
665
Petition relating to Peterborough Slip for annexa
667
PLAISTOW AND ATKINSON
672
Petition not to join with Richard Hazzens plan
677
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
698
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
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
Petition from the Parish of Rye 1729
740
SALEM
744
Letter from Daniel Peaslee to Thomas Packer Esq
750
SHELBURNE
758
Petition for Town privileges 1743
761
Memorial of inhabitants of South Hampton
767
Petition for settling the line between South Hamp
775
Petition of selectmen in relation to a meetinghouse
781
TAUNTON
787
Petition for Incorporation
788
WILTON
794
WINDHAM
800
Deposition of James GilmoreCertificate
803
Asa Haseltine against a division of the town
809
Petition in relation to a disturbance in the Parish
816
Petition of Oliver Saunders
822
Brookline
826
AMHERST
828
List of Delegates to the First Convention 1778 834837
834
An Address of the Convention 845852
845
Proposed ConstitutionPart I Bill of Rights 852858
852
Form of Government Part II 858877
858
Delegates to Congress
872
CONSTITUTION as adopted 1784
884
Bill of Rights See Editors Note
896
James White reasons for wishing to remain in Plaistow
921
should be Bow
922
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