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New Hampshire’s 4th of July: Freedom to those who have virtue to defend it

“Freedom to those who have virtue to defend it.” — one of the toasts offered by the Provincial Congress to his Excellency General Washington, and his suite, the General and Staff Officers, and the Commanding Officer, of different regiments in … Continue reading

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Exeter New Hampshire, African American Poet, James Monroe Whitfield (1822-1871)

James Monroe Whitfield was born 10 April 1822 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Little is known about his family and … Continue reading

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