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Samuel Allen's Petition, . . . . . . . 297

Queen Anne's Instructions to Gov. Dudley, . 312-313 .

Addresses to the Queen, . . .. . 328, 349, 352, 377

John Bridger's commission as Surveyor-General, .

Memorial of John Bridger, . . . . .

337

Expedition to Nova Scotia — Fast, . . . . 339

An act relating to Troopers, . . . . .

346

Capt. George Vaughan, agent to England, . . 353-355

An act for a free Latin school at Portsmouth, . . 365

Letters from Gov. Dudley, . . . . 371, 392, 417

Petition of inhabitants at Quamscott, . . . 405-407

Petition of inhabitants in south part of Hampton, 408, 409, 428

Expedition to Port Royal, . . . . . 435-440

Speeches of Lt. Gov. John Usher, . . . . 443, 448

Addresses to the Queen, . . . 445, 452, 493, 507, 547

Speeches of Gov. Dudley, . 448, 462, 501, 511, 530, 540

Capture of Port Royal – Annapolis,

. . 453

Letters from Gov. Dudley, . . . . . 458,505

Expedition against Canada, . . . . . 478

Instructions of Queen Anne, . . . . . 480, 489

Instructions for Henry Newman, Esq., .

508

Petition of Nath' Weare, Esq., . . . . . 514

Petition of the inhabitants of Kingston, . .

520

Indian Treaty — Articles of Pacification (1713) . 513-516

Petition of the inhabitants of Bloody Point, .

549

Addresses to the King, George I, . . . 576-7

Speeches of Lt. Gov. George Vaughan, . . 601, 630, 619

Petitions of inhabitants of Oyster River, . . 606, 714

Notice of Sir Charles Hobby, . . . . .

631

Notice of Gov. Samuel Shute, · · · · ·

658

Speech of Gov, Shute, . . . . . . 659

Complaint of the Representatives to Gov. Shute, . 675

Answer to the foregoing, . . . . . .

677

Petition of inhabitants of Portsmouth, . . . 684

Indian Treaty at Georgetown, Me., 1717,. . . 693-701

Speeches of Lt. Gov. Vaughan, . . . . 702-703

Gov. Shute's speech against Lt. Gov. Vaughan, . 704

Examination of Jos. Smith, Peter Weare and John

Tuck, . . . . . . . . . 710-711

Speech of Lt. Gov. John Wentworth, and Gov. Shute, 721,723

Differences in Portsmouth explained, . . .

729

Original letter of Gov. Shute, . . . . . 752

John Bridger, Surveyor-General, . . .

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NEW-HAMPSHIRE

PROVINCIAL PAPERS.

VOLUME III.

[Note. In the MS. volume which contains “ The Journal of the Council and Assembly," in the office of the Secretary of State, the first forty-four pages are marked with numeral letters, which are also retained, for the sake of reference, in this printed copy.—ED.]

[P. 1.] Province of New Hampshire.

At a General Assembly, held of Portsmouth, for the Province aforesa on the first Tuesday of October, 1692.

Present,

The Lieut. Governour,
John Hincks, )

Peter Coffin,
Nathan" Fryer, | Esqs. Wm Vaughan, Esqs.
Rob Elliot,

Henry Greene, ) The King's Lres. Patents were read to the Assembly, and the Lieut. Governour made a speech to the effect following.

[Speech not on record.) Ordered, that the Secry make a dedimo potestatem to John Hincks and Richard Waldron, Esqs., to give the oaths appointed instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and the Test.

Adjourned till to-morrow morning at 10 of the clock.

Wednesday, 5th October, 1692, 1

10 o'clock, ante meridiem. S

P'sent,

The Lieut. Govern",
John Hincks, ) Henry Greene, )
Nathan" Fryer,

Wm Vaughan, ŞEsqs.
Rob' Elliott,

Esqs. Richard Waldron, Peter Coffin, All the above mentioned members of the Council then subscribed the Declaration appointed by act of Parliam.

Whereas several persons elected for the Assembly have this day refused to take the Oaths appointed by act of Parliam', instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, according to the custome of England, by swearing upon the Bible, It is ordered that the oaths be administered to such of the Assembly as have so refused, by lifting up of their hands, considering the present troubles & circumstances of affairs.

M" John Hincks entered his dissent from the abovesa order in the manner of administering the Oath.

[P. II.] Ordered, that the name of Nathan" Fryer be put into the dedim potestatem for administering the Oaths as above, to the Assembly, instead of John Hincks, Esq., and that his name be erased out of the same.

Mr. Richard Martyn, Capt. Elias Styleman, Capt. John Pickerin, Lieut. John Smith, Mr. Joseph Smith, Capt. John Woodman, Mr. Job Clement, Mr. Wm Furber, Jr., Capt. Wm Moore, Lieut. Samuel Leavitt, Lieut. James Blagden, were sworn to the above written order by Nathan" Fryer & Richard Waldron, Esqrs.

The Assembly came to this House and presented Mr. Richard Martyn for their Speaker, which the Lieut. Governour then approved of.

Mr. Speaker then acquainted this Board that John Hussey, an elected member from the town of Hampton, had withdrawn himself from the Assembly as not qualified in

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