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New York presbytery consists remaining indians at nantucket. of 35 ministers :
iii. 36. The dutch reformed presbytery June 14. Indians and mulaof new York and new jersey con- toes at mashpee incorporated for sists of 20 ministers. i. 156.
the choice of overseers, etc. which Lutheran ministers in new york act was repealed in june 13, 1788.
iii. 9. 10. In new jersey none :
July 5. Lancaster, new hampIn philadelphia about 4. i. shire, incorporated. iii. 103. 157.
Plymouth, new hampshire, inFrench protestant ministers in corporated. iij. 111. new york are 2 :
An english oration introduced In new jersey and pennsylva- at the commencement exercises, nia none. i. 157.
harvard college. i. 249. Independent or congregational New London, connecticut, has ministers in new york are 3 :
79 sail of vessels ; being 7 sail In new jersey and pennsylva- more than in 1774. ii. 212. nia none. i. 157.
1764. Small-pox in massachusetts, Baptist ministers in new york which causes a long vacation at are 3:
harvard college. i. 109. 249. In new jersey are 5:
Hospitals for inoculation for In pennsylvania about 4. i. the small-pox first established in 157.
massachusetts. i. 108. The episcopal ministers in new The expenses of the province york are 7 :
of massachusetts bay announted In new jersey are 5 :
to £24,500, of which £1000 In pennsylvania are about 4. were for bounties on wheat. vii. i. 157.
198. 199. 1760. April 22. Boscawen, hillsbo- Indians in duke's county are
rough county, new hampshire, 313. iii. 92. incorporated. x. 76.
Plymouth contains 2225 inhab. 1760 to 1813. Deaths, disorders, itants, including 77 negroes and
persons bred at college during 48 indians. ji. 170. this period at brookline. ii. 154. Waltham, massachusetts, con
tains 107 families, or 663 inhabi1761. Deaths and disorders at tants, and 94 dwellings. iii. 271.
edgartown, martha's vineyard. Duke's county contains 394 iii. 64.
families, or 2300 white inhabi. New Holderness, new hamp- tants; and 46 negroes and 313 shire, incorporated. ii. 116.
indians. jii. 88. Middlebury, vermont, incorpo- Sept. Bridgewater contains rated. ix. 123.
3990 inhabitants. vii. 168. 1762. Missionaries maintained in 1765. New Bedford has only two or america by the society in eng;
three small vessels in the whale land for propagating the gospel fishery at this period. iii. 18. etc. are 85, who receive about 1767. Indians at mashpee are 271. £3727 in salaries. i. 158.
iii. 14. Pepperellborough incorporat- New Hampshire contains about ed : its name was changed to 52,700 inhabitants, divided into saco in 1803. iv. 185.
nine regiments of foot, and one Edward Devotion bequeaths of horse guards, 80 justices of the $2280.65 to brookline, massachu- peace and 31 representatives. setts, the interest to be appropriated to schools. ii. 151.
Ministers of the gospel in new 1763. Treaty of peace between eng- hampshire are 64. iv. 78. 79.
land, france and spain. i. 249. 1768. East Tennessee began to be
Fever carries off nearly all the settled by a few persons under
general robertson ; though it did not acquire that name for many
years after. vii. 58. 1769. Dec. 22. Landing of the
pilgrims at plymouth first pubsickly noticed at that place by
the old colony club. iii. 176. 1770. July 3. First dissenting ordi
nation performed in nova scotia. viii. 281.
The medical establishment at harvard college begun by a bequest of e. hersey; which was made adequate to its object by the bequest of j. cummings, william erving and e. sprague,
made a few years after. i. 116.
Great storm and tide at plymouth. iii. 192.
Wolfborough, new hampshire,
incorporated. ii. 119. 1771. The classis of Amsterdam, hol
land, resigns its ecclesiastical dominion over the dutch churches of new york and new jersey.
i. 140. 1772. New York contains 148,124
inhabitants. i. 147. 1773. New York has 23 ministers of
dutch churches, and 24 vacant congregations of that denomination :
45 presbyterian ministers, and 15 vacant churches :
21 episcopal ministers, and 1 vacant church :
3 lutheran ministers, and 10 varant churches :
12 anabaptist ministers, and 4 vacant churches :
2 french protestant churches, both vacant:
2 moravian ministers, and 1 vacant church :
17 quaker meeting houses :
Roman catholics are prohibited.
by president stiles. i. 140. 1774. Rhode Island contains 59,678
inhabitants. vii. 113.
The association of congregational ministers of connecticut write a letter of encouragement to the boston churches, consider. ing them as suffering in the cause of liberty; and send relief to those suffering under the boston port bill. ii. 255. 238.
New Haven has 108 vessels, in the whole 7170 tons, and 756 seamen; its imports from great britain are about £4000 sterling, and purchases at boston about £40,000 sterling per annum ; its foreign trade is to the french west india islands, the receipts from which are about £3000 sterling per annum, and to great britain, only, in europe. ii. 218.
New London, connecticut, has 72 vessels, in the whole 3247 tons, and 496 seamen, and 20 coasting vessels: its trade principally to the west indies ; its purchases of british goods amount to £150,000 or £160,000 sterling per annum ; its exports are £70,000 sterling. ii. 219, 220.
Sept. 5. The first continental congress is organized at philadel. phia : peyton randolph is chosen president, and charles thompson secretary. ii. 221.
Each colony to have one vote in this congress resolved upon; which is not to be a precedent. ii. 221.
Committees are appointed to state american grievances and the british acts, that affect american trade and manufactures. ii. 221.
Sept. 16. Suffolk resolves arrive by express from boston, and are highly applauded by congress. ii. 221.
September. Non-importation of british goods and manufactures, or any goods from great britain or ireland, after dec. 1, resolved on by congress. ii. 221.
Lord Dunmore, with 1500 virginians, pursues the indians in ohio: he issues a proclamation cutting off the county of westmoreland from pennsylvania. ii. 223.
Montreal, canada, sends £100 New Holderness, new hamp-
der the boston port bill. ix. 161. iii. 116.
cambridge and watertown. iii. contains 211 inhabitants. iii.
New Bedford, msssachusetts,
Plymouth contains 2655 white
June 17. Charlestown, massa- Waltham, massachusetts, con-
Expedition against ticonderoga
Inhabitants return to charles-
most of the united colonies. üi.
Canada cost great
britain 1,299,519£. 198. 6 1-2d.
sterling. iii. 122.
americans under general gates,
2000 persons inoculated for ral burgoyne, at stillwater, sara-
Washington county, north ca-
the british troops on long island,
Hillsborough county, new hamp- ed at charlestown, massachusetts.
Middletown, new hampshire,
Aug. 29. Battle on rhode isl.
gan. i. 111..
1779. April. General Robertson, General Lincoln is made secre
with a few others, establishes tary of war, by congress. iii.
till the following year.
i. 112. June 20. General Lincoln at- 134. tacks the british troops at stono 1781 to 1815. Bill of mortality in ferry, near charleston, south caro- kingston, massachusetts, during lina. ii. 240.
this period. iii. 218. June 23. Cummington, massa- 1782. First licentiate in medicine in chusetts, incorporated. x. 44. massachusetts. i. 113.
July 16. Stony point taken by Canada costs assault by americans under gene- 1,299,519£ 19s. 6 1-2d. sterling ral wayne. ii. 227.
to this year from 1776. iii. 122. Sept. Convention is held at 1783. Duke's county contains 522 cambridge to form the constitu- families, or 3056 white inhabition of massachusetts, which was tants. iii. 89. adopted the following year, and Waltham, massachusetts, conabolishes slavery, vii. 162.
tains 698 inhabitants. jj. 271. British general grey carries off Plymouth, massachusetts, confrom martha's vineyard 120 oxen tains 2300 inhabitants, including and 10,000 sheep, american pro- 35 negroes. ji. 170. perty. n. 89.
Rhode island contains 51,869 Oct. 9. American and french inhabitants, being several thou. troops, the former under general sands less than in 1774. vii. lincoln, and the latter under 113. counts d'estaing and dillon, after 1785. March. "The Plymouth Joursome days siege, ineffectually at- nal” printed at plymouth, its tack savannah, georgia, in which first newspaper. ii. 177. they lose count pulaski, who is Great storm and tide at plymortally wounded. iii. 242.
mouth. iii. 192. New London, new hampshire, Charlestown contains 150 buildincorporated. viii. 175.
ings and 550 inhabitants. ii. Winter extremely severe in the 169. mississippi valley. . vii. 64. 1785 to 1806. Deaths and disorders 1780. The American Academy of in Edgariown, martha's vineyard. Arts and Sciences is incorporated
iii. 65. in massachusetts. i. 112.
1785 to 1807. No young man dies of April 10.
East Sudbury, mas- consumption in edgartown, marsachusetts, incorporated. iv. 53. tha's vineyard; not so of the fe
May 12. General Lincoln, in males. iii. 65. charleston, south carolina, capitu- 1786. Charlestown bridge to boston lates to the english forces under completed, to the surprise of sir h. clinton and admiral arbuth
many. ji. 172. not. iii. 244,
Mr. Reed, at bridgewater, inDr. J. Warren, professor of har- vents a machine for cutting nails. vard college, delivers the first lec- vii. 119. ture, in massachusetts, on anato
Rebellion in massachusetts, my. i. 111.
headed by shays and day. iii. At plymouth, massachusetts, 246. indian corn is 3s. 4d. and rye 4s. 1787. Rebellion in massachusetts una bushel ; beef 2 1-2d. and pork der shays and day, which is quell4d. a pound. iii. 212.
ed by massachusetts army. iii. 1781. Oct. Colonel Scammel dies 246.
of a wound received at the siege The management of the funds of yorktown. iv. 96.
belonging to the scotch society VOL. X.
for promoting christianity in for.
wayne, make a treaty with the eign parts, is transferred to mas- western indians, called the treaty sachusetts. ii. 45.
of granville, or greenville. ji. 4. Nov. Massachusetts Society Strong and violent party divifor propagating the
Gospel sions in the united states, occaamongst the Indians, incorpo- sioned by the treaty (mr. jay's) rated by the legislature of mas- with great britain. ii. 176. sachusetts. ii. 46.
Brookfield, new hampshire, inMalden bridge built. ii. 167. corporated. iii. 120. 1788. Convention sits at boston for 1797. Dr. Belknap discovers the cel
the adoption of the federal consti- lar of a store-house erected by tution. vii. 161.
bartholomew gosnold in 1602, on The legislature of massachu- cuttyhunk, one of the elizabeth setts recommends a collection to islands. iji. 78. be made in all the churches, for 1799. Dr. Jenner's discovery of vacthe benefit of the society for pro- cination is transmitted to
the pagating the gospel amongst the united states. i. 121. indians. $1561 were collected. Dec. 14. General Washington ji. 46.
dies. ii. 173. 1788 to 1806. Deaths, marriages, etc. 1800. Feb. 22. Congress sets apart
at chilmark, martha's vineyard. this day to commemorate the iii. 65.
death of general washington. ii. 1788 to 1815. Deaths and baptisms 173. at kingschapel, boston. iii. 291.
A navy yard is located
charlestown, massachusetts. ii. 1789. Massachusetts Medical Society 174.
is authorized, by the legislature, New Hampshire contains 183,to point out a course of studies to 858 inhabitants ; — 472 justices be pursued by medical students. of the peace, 92 attornies at law, i. 113.
and 129 ministers of the gospel. 1789 to 1814. Births, deaths, valua. iv. 79.
tion, etc. in charlestown, massa- Vaccination is first performed chusetts. ii. 182. 183,
in the united states by dr. benja. 1790. Duke's county contains 3265 min waterhouse. i. 122.
white inhabitants. iii. 89. 1802. Experiments made by physi
Carver, massachusetts, incor- cians, under the direction of the porated. iv. 271.
boston board of health, result deHaverhill, massachusetts, con- cidedly in favor of vaccination. tains 2408 inhabitants. iv. 138. i. 123. Lancaster,
hampshire, Mashpee contains 380 indians contains 161 inhabitants. iii. in 80 dwellings, few if any of 105.
whom are of pure blood. iii. 4. 1791. Massachusetts Historical Soci- 1803. Middlesex canal, massachuety instituted. i. 138.
setts, opened. ii. 174. Massachusetts Humane Socie- United States' marine hospital ty incorporated. i. 121.
erected at charlestown, massachu1792." At Leipsig fair there were 2227 setts. ii. 175.
new books produced, whereof Chelsea bridge and salem turn1411 were entirely new produc- pike constructed. ii. 171. tions. viii. 274.'
1804. Oct. 9 and 10. A hurricane In Saxony, out of 2,000,000 destroys many timber and other people, there are 700 authors liv- trees in massachusetts. iii. 166. ing. viii. 274.
vii. 114. German authors living are 1805. New Bedford has 73 ships and 4000. viii. 274.
39 brigs. iii. 19. Small pox in boston. i. 109.
Massachusetts tate prison, at 1795. United States, by general charlestown, erected. ii. 175.