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1699-, New Hampshire Session Laws
Acts and laws, perpetual and temporary, passed by the General Court of the State of New Hampshire for the year ___, 1699-, Concord, etc., var. state
printers, 1699- (The first European explorations in the area that would become New Hampshire were by Martin Pring in 1603 and Samuel de Champlain in
1605. In 1620 the Council for New England received a royal grant for land in the area. Portsmouth was founded by farmers and fishermen in 1630.
Initially the area received what little governance was needed from the governor of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay. It finally received its own governor,
Benning Wentworth, in 1641. Following a modest growth in the population, the settlements were declared a separate royal colony in 1679. In 1684 the
governance of most of New England was upended by King James II, who abrogated all existing charters and in 1686 sent Sir Edmund Andros to administer a
new colony, the Dominion of New England, embracing the colonies of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. The
Andros reign was exceedingly unpopular, and he was soon sent packing as the new Dominion dissolved amid the general chaos accompanying England’s
Glorious Revolution. In 1692 the new English monarchs, William and Mary, granted a charter for a separate Province of New Hampshire, with a royally
appointed governor and a first appointed and later elected council. The Province of New Hampshire lasted from 1692 to 1776, when New Hampshire became first
colony to declare independence and to establish its own government in January of 1776. In 1788 it became the ninth, and the last necessary state to
ratify the new constitution of the new United States. According to Pimsleur, the first materials issued by the General Court of the Province of New
Hampshire were dated Aug., 1699. Its current bicameral legislature, still formally termed The General Court, is one of the largest representative bodies
in the world, with a senate of 24 members and a house of representatives with membership ranging from 375 to 400. All members of both bodies serve
two-year terms.)
Title:   Laws of the state of New Hampshire.
OCLC Number:   586094961
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1911 Jan Sess.YesNo
1913 Jan Sess.YesNo
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1919 Sept Sess.YesYes
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1923 Jan Sess.YesYes
1925 Jan Sess.YesYes
1927 Jan Sess.YesYes
1927 Nov Sess.YesYes
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1930 Feb Sess.YesYes
1931 Jan Sess.YesYes
1933 Jan Sess.YesNo
1934 May Spec. Sess.YesNo
1935 Jan Sess.YesNo
1936 May Spec. Sess.YesYes
1937 Jan Sess.YesYes
1939 Jan Sess.YesNo
1941 Jan Sess.YesNo
1943 Jan Sess.YesNo
1945 Jan Sess.YesNo
1947 Jan Sess.YesNo
1949 Jan Sess.YesYes
1950 Apr Spec. Sess.YesNo
1951 Jan Sess.YesNo
1953 Jan Sess.YesNo
1954 Apr Spec. Sess.YesNo
1955 Jan Sess.YesNo
1957 Jan Sess.YesNo
1958 Feb Spec. Sess.YesNo
1959 Jan Sess.YesNo
1961 Jan Sess.YesNo
1963 Jan Sess.YesNo
1965 Jan Sess.YesNo
1966 Jun Spec. Sess.YesNo
1967 Jan Reg. Sess.YesNo
1969 Jan Reg. Sess.YesNo
1970 Mar Spec. Sess.YesNo
1971 Jan Sess.YesNo
1971 Sept Recessed Sess.YesYes
1972 Feb Spec. Sess.YesYes
1973 Jan Reg. Sess.YesYes
1974 Feb Spec. Sess.YesNo
1975 Jan Reg. Sess.YesNo
1977 Jul Spec. Sess., 1978YesNo
1979 Jan Reg. Sess.YesNo
1980 Mar Recessed Sess.YesNo
1981 Jan Reg. Sess.YesNo
1981 Jan Reg. Sess. Pt. 2YesNo
1981 Nov Spec. Sess.YesNo
1983 Jan Reg. Sess.YesNo
1985 Jan Reg. Sess.YesYes