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In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, 1776.

In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, 1776.

We the members of the Congress of the colony of New-Hampshire ... conceive ourselves reduced to the necessity, of establishing a form of government, to continue during the present unhappy and unnatural contest with Great Britain ... Accordingly ... we do resolve that this Congress, assume the name, power and authority of a House of Representatives, or Assembly for the colony of New-Hampshire. ..

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Published by Printed by Daniel Fowle in [Portsmouth, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New Hampshire. -- House of Representatives.,
  • New Hampshire -- Politics and government -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 43095.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet (2 p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14612602M

    Thomas Jefferson, June , Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence Created / Published Historical events in June Learn about 7 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in Jun or search by date or keyword.

      On Decem , “many” former prisoners “returned to this City very poorly and weak.” The next day, Marshall recorded, “More of our poor prisoners coming into town.” On January 2, , “A number of sick soldiers arrived from New York, being discharged by Gen. Howe, after a tedious imprisonment, being starved by the enemy Missing: Exeter.   Journals of Congress: from January 1st, , to January 1st, Published by order of Congress. , Printed by David C. Claypoole, printer to the Honorable the g: Exeter.

    As in January , the three old New Hampshire regiments were used as cadres for three new regiments. The 5th Continental Regiment became the new 1st New Hampshire Regiment (), under Colonel John Stark. Stark resigned from the Continental Army on Ma is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter show is based on the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, telling a story of the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence and to sign the document.. The show premiered on Broadway in , earning warm reviews, and ran for 1, Missing: Exeter.


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Book/Printed Material In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, We the members In Congress at Exeter the Congress of the Colony of New Hanpshire, chosen and appointed by the free suffrages of the people of said Colony to establish some form of government, provided that measure shou.

In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, We the members of the Congress of the colony of New-Hampshire conceive ourselves reduced to the necessity, of establishing a form of government, to continue during the present unhappy and unnatural contest with Great Britain.

In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, we the members of the Congress of the Colony of New Hampshire, chosen to establish some form of government Author: New Hampshire. IN CONGRESS 1776. book EXETER, January 5, VOTED, That this Congress take up CIVIL GOVERNMENT for this colony in manner and form following, viz.

WE, the members of the Congress of New Hampshire, chosen and appointed by the free suffrages of the people of said colony, and authorized and empowered by them to meet together, and use such means and pursue such measures as we.

And here on the fifth day of January,was adopted and put in operation the First Written Constitution for popular government, of the Revolutionary period.

The honor of taking the lead of her sister colonies in this momentous "new departure " belongs to New Hampshire, and Exeter may well be proud to have been the scene of an occurrence so.

In like manner, we may say that our state government was born in Exeter, on the 5th day of January,antedating our national Dec- laration of Independence by about six months.

Its birth was on this wise: Assembling on the 5th „ day of January,the Fifth Provincial Temporary '' '' j. Orderly book kept by Jeremiah Fogg. Adjutant Colonel Enoch Poors̕ Second New Hampshire regiment on Winter Hill, during the siege of Boston, to Janu Exeter, N.H., Reprinted from The Exeter News-letter, Web.

To George Washington from the New Hampshire Provincial Congress, 4 January [Exeter, N.H., 4 January ] (ibid., ; see also the memorandum in GW’s letter book and the Varick transcripts in DLC:GW).

Hobart’s letter containing his account of. On JArnold will be the last to retreat from Canada and the still undefeated city of Montreal, then commanded by Sir Guy Carleton. On Janu Washington will write Arnold to commiserate with him on the failure of the campaign.

Arnold is commissioned a brigadier general in the Continental Army on Janu Missing: Exeter. The meeting of what is called a Provincial Congress had held previous meetings before the fifth congress was formed in December of According to Charles H. Bell’s History of Exeter, New Hampshire, it was “ to be composed of persons having real estate in the province to the value of five hundred pounds each ”.

Letter book of the Executive Committee, Second Continental Congress, Records of the Office of Congress, ; and intercepted letters, Committee reports of the Congresses, including those of the Committee of the States,appointed to transact the business of the Confederation Congress (June 4-Octo ).Missing: Exeter.

Authorized on Septem in the Continental Army as the 5th Connecticut Regiment. On November 4,the Continental Congress resolved that on January 1,the Continental Army, exclusive of artillery and extra regiments, should consist of 27 infantry regiments.

The troops were to be enlisted to serve until Decem Missing: Exeter. The Fourth Provincial Congress, meeting in Exeter, asked advice from the Continental Congress on setting up a new government. Acting on that advice, it drafted the first written state constitution, which the Fifth Provincial Congress meeting in Exeter on January 5,adopted.

With the Declaration of Independence. America: Printed at Exeter in the State of New Hampshire, MDCCLXXX.” pp. 2–4. ↑ This constitution was framed by a convention, or “congress,” which assembled at Exeter, Decem(in accordance with a recommendation from the Continental Congress,) and completed its labors January 5, The constitution was not submitted to the people.

In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, We the members of the Congress of the Colony of New-Hampshire, chosen and appointed by the free suffrages of the people of said Colony to establish some form of government, provided that measure shou.

On this day in history, Decemthe Continental Congress leaves Philadelphia fearing a British Washington's Continental Army was defeated in and around New York City in several battles during the fall of the year. As the army fled across New Jersey and into Pennsylvania, the British were hot on their g: Exeter.

The draft, written in Julyis in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson, principal author of the Declaration. It was discovered in by historian Julian P. Boyd in. In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, we the members of the Congress of the Colony of New Hampshire, chosen to establish some form of government by New Hampshire (Colony) (Book).

Journals of Congress: Containing the proceedings from Sept. 5, to [3d day of November ] by United States. Continental Congress; Adams, John,former owner; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library)Missing: Exeter.

In Exeter, New Hampshire, the Provincial Legislature asks the Continental Congress to raise a military force to defend the colony's seacoast. February 9. Upon the arrival of British troops in New York, General Lee requests that Congress send the city a battalion of troops from Philadelphia to assist in the construction of fortifications.

Report on Books for Congress, [23 January] Report on Books for Congress. MS (LC: Continental Congress Miscellany). Nine undated pages in JM’s hand, with the exception of one entry. ; 5th ed., 3 vols., Geneva, ). Although JM implied that Des principes des négotiations was a separate work, the phrase constituted the beginning Missing: Exeter.

The JCB copy of the July edict is printed on only one side of a sheet and has a different woodcut initial, it is listed in Valeria Gauz, Portuguese and Brazilian books in the John Carter Brown Library to(Providence, ), /4.

The newly acquired Penn copy was clearly removed at some point from a g: Exeter.On December 5,Phi Beta Kappa External, America’s most prestigious undergraduate honor society, was zed by five students at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Phi Beta Kappa was the nation’s first Greek letter g: Exeter.