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New Hampshire’s Early Elections: Bloody Noses, Riot and Corruption

Each time the presidential primary rolls around, some people become excessively focused on preventing potential vote cheating (which happens to be an exceptionally rare event here despite the hype). We like to think of New Hampshire as always putting the … Continue reading

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2016: Celebrating New Hampshire’s Presidential Primary 100th Anniversary

I enjoy anniversary celebrations as much as everyone else. Make a champagne toast, toss the confetti, ring the bells, cast a vote. New Hampshiremen and New Hampshirewomen never seem to need an excuse to party. But I like to know … Continue reading

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Isles of Shoals New Hampshire: No Hogs, No Women

E.E. Bourne in an account of the Isles of Shoals, writes “The law allowed no women or hogs on the … Continue reading

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Northwood New Hampshire Teacher and Attorney, Ella Louise Knowles (1860-1911)

Ella Louise Knowles, daughter of David and Louise (Bigelow) Knowles was born 14 Aug 1860 in Northwood, New Hampshire.

She … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Constable

constable – in early times, an elected official of a town, with the responsibility of calling (“warning”) town meetings, … Continue reading

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