History of New Hampshire, from Its First Discovery to the Year 1830: With Dissertations Upon the Rise of Opinions and Institutions, the Growth of Agriculture and Manufactures, and the Influence of Leading Families and Distinguished Men, to the Year 1874

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J.B. Clarke, 1875 - 422 halaman

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Early Explorers of the New England Coast
Proprietors of New Hampshire
First Settlers of New Hampshire
Political and Pecuniary Condition of the Plantations from 1631 to 1641
Social Condition of the Early Colonists
Early Laws of Massachusetts
Early Laws of New Hampshire
Early Churches of New Hampshire
Elements of Popular Liberty
Condition of New Hampshire after its Union with Massachusetts
Moral Epidemics
Philips Indian War
Revival of Masons Claim CHAPTER XXII Organization of the New Government
Administration of Justice in the Early History of New Hampshire
Administration of Cranfield
Government under Dudley and Andros
King Williams War
Civil Policy of New Hampshire during King Wil liams War
Queen Annes War
Emigrants from Ireland
Origin of the Militia System III
LieutenantGovernor Wentworths Administration
King Georges War
Revival of Masons Claim
The Representatives of New Towns
The Last French War
Close of the War and Return of Peace CHAPTER XXXIX Controversy about the Western Boundary
Origin of the Revolutionary War
Officers and Ministers in New Hampshire in 1768
Early Settlements in Cohos
The Wentworths in New Hampshire
Commencement of Hostilities with England
The Battle of Bunker Hill
Formation of a New Government
Movements of the Army under Washington dur ing the year 1776
Secession in New Hampshire during the last Century
Battle of Bennington
Capture of Burgoyne
Employment of Savages by the English
Congregationalism in New Hampshire
Rise of Different Denominations
Insufficiency of the State and General Governments pre vious to the Adoption of the New Constitutions
Treatment of Loyalists
Heavy Burdens Imposed on the People by the War and the Consequent Discontent

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Halaman 320 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below, LXIII.
Halaman 119 - On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
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Halaman 144 - IF you should see a flock of pigeons in a field of corn ; and if (instead of each picking where and what it liked, taking just as much as it wanted, and no more) you should see ninety-nine of them gathering all they got, into a heap ; reserving nothing for themselves, but the chaff and the refuse ; keeping this heap for one, and that the weakest, perhaps worst...
Halaman 291 - Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just ; that his justice cannot sleep forever; that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is among possible events : that it may become probable by supernatural interference ! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.
Halaman 165 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Halaman 342 - Gentlemen, it did not happen to me to be born in a log cabin ; but my elder brothers and sisters were born in a log cabin, raised amid the snow-drifts of New Hampshire, at a period so early that, when the smoke first rose from its rude chimney, and curled over the frozen hills, there was no similar evidence of a white man's habitation between it and the settlements on the rivers of Canada.
Halaman 30 - And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.
Halaman 305 - ... sensibly felt. To supply the demand the general court passed a law for establishing a coinage of shillings, sixpences, and threepences. Captain John Hull was appointed to manufacture this money, and was to have about one shilling out of every twenty to pay him for the trouble of making them.

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