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Governor John Wentworth and the American Revolution

The English Connection

by Paul W. Wilderson

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Published by University Press of New England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793796M
    ISBN 10158465368X
    ISBN 109781584653684

    Governor John Wentworth, the sitter, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, November ; to Paul Wentworth, cousin of the sitter, London, January ; to Mary Wentworth Nelson, a cousin of the sitter; to Dr. James Lloyd (–) (her husband's nephew); possibly with John Borland, Boston, (per Perkins, ); Gordon Abbott (– Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era. We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers. Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more.

    While transacting land business in Portsmouth, N.H., Hurd came to the notice of royal governor John Wentworth (–), who made him his private secretary. The Hurds had at least two children by early , when they moved to Haverhill in Grafton County, N.H.; Hurd was subsequently appointed to several county offices and served on the.   A native of New Hampshire, Major General John Sullivan rose to become one of the Continental Army's most tenacious fighters during the American Revolution (). When the war began in , he departed his role as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress to accept as commission as a brigadier general.

      During these inspections, Deputy Sherburn found six mills that were offenders in the towns of Goffstown and Weare and named them in the February 7, , edition of the New Hampshire Gazette.. The owners of these mills hired attorney Samuel Blodgett to represent them and to meet with Governor Wentworth to try and persuade him to drop the charges. English: Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet (9 August – 8 April ) was the British colonial governor of New Hampshire at the time of the American Revolution. He was later also Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia.


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Governor John Wentworth and the American Revolution by Paul W. Wilderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Wentworth, the last royal governor of New Hampshire, is generally agreed to have been an able, honest, and forthright leader. Given his strong personal and business ties to the colony, historians and scholars have long puzzled over why, when the American Revolution came, Wentworth broke with his family and native land to become a by: 2.

John Wentworth, the last royal governor Governor John Wentworth and the American Revolution book New Hampshire, is generally agreed to have been an able, honest, and forthright leader.

Given his strong personal and business ties to the colony, historians and scholars have long puzzled over why, when the American Revolution came, Wentworth broke with his family and native land to become a : Governor John Wentworth and the American Revolution: The English Connection by Paul W.

Wilderson () [Paul W. Wilderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet (9 August – 8 April ) was the British colonial governor of New Hampshire at the time of the American was later also Lieutenant-Governor of Nova is buried in the crypt of St.

Paul's Church (Halifax)Born: 9 AugustPortsmouth, New Hampshire. Books About New Hampshire Governor John Wentworth And The American Revolution: The English Connection Wilderson, Paul W.

(Univ. Press of New England, ) John Wentworth was the last royal governor of New Hampshire from His book, Governor John Wentworth and the American Revolution: The English Connection, is available from the University Press of New England. Originally published in "NH: Years of Revolution," Profiles Publications and the NH Bicentennial Commission,   Yet, in spite of favorable sentiment, Wentworth could not avoid the decree of history and became one of the tragic figures of the American Revolution.

Among Portsmouth Royalty. Born in Portsmouth inJohn Wentworth came from New Hampshire's most. With no reason to go back, John Wentworth remained in Halifax until he died in ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Paul Wilderson holds a Ph.D.

in early American history from the University of New Hampshire. His book, Governor John Wentworth and the American Revolution: The English Connection, is available from the University Press of New England. John Sullivan (Febru – Janu ) was an Irish-American General in the Revolutionary War, a delegate in the Continental Congress, Governor of New Hampshire and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New an, the third son of American settlers, served as a major general in the Continental Army and as Governor.

At the close of the American Revolution he returned to North America as Surveyor-General of the King's Woods, a lucrative, important, but very demanding office. Wentworth had, however, set his sights on a more influential post, and by he was able, through the influence of his patrons, to succeed John Parr as governor of Nova Scotia.

John Wentworth, the last royal governor of New Hampshire, is generally agreed to have been an able, honest, and forthright leader.

Given his strong personal and business ties to the colony, historians and scholars have long puzzled over why, when the American Revolution came, Wentworth broke with his family and native land to become a loyalist.

Gov. John Wentworth. John Wentworth was born Aug. 9,in Portsmouth, four years before Uncle Benning became governor. He earned a B.A. in and an M.A. in at Harvard, where he developed a close friendship with John Adams. John Wentworth’s beautiful young cousin, Frances Deering, had fallen in love with him, and he returned her feelings.

Governor John Wentworth & the American Revolution. Hanover: University Press of New England, © (OCoLC) Online version: Wilderson, Paul W. Governor John Wentworth & the American Revolution.

Hanover: University Press of New England, © (OCoLC) Named Person: John Wentworth; John Wentworth; John Wentworth: Material. New Hampshire Colonial Governor. Born into a New Hampshire family of wealth and position, he attended Harvard College and by had received both a bachelor and masters degree.

He became Governor of New Hampshire in As a loyalist during the American Revolution, Wentworth was forced to flee to New York City inand to England in Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features John Wentworth, Governor of New Hampshire, according administration American appeared appointed arms arrived Assembly attended became believe Boston British called Captain Church Collections College colonies committee Connecticut.

At Governor Wentworth Historic Site, explore the remains of an extensive northern plantation built just before the outbreak of the American Revolution. Built by New Hampshire's second Royal Governor, John Wentworth, the mansion burned to the ground in It has been the site of an archaeological dig where artifacts have been carefully pieced.

The Wentworth genealogy By John Wentworth. John3 (14), known as "Lieutenant-Governor John,"* son of Samuel2 and Mary (Benning) Wentworth, born 16 Januaryresided at Portsmouth.

In he was a sea-captain. He was appointed Counsellor, by Queen Anne, 14 Februaryin place of Winthrop Hilton, deceased.

Royal Governor John Wentworth knew there was now a radical shift in public opinion. Recognizing a potential threat to Royal authority the governor tried to install a garrison at his only military post, Fort William and Mary in New Castle. But the Assembly, now antagonistic to the British, voted to grant him only pounds to the enterprise.

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Governor John Wentworth & the American Revolution. “Governor” Wentworth, as he continued to be styled, happened to be in London in attending to his normally chaotic financial affairs when the news of the death of Lieutenant Governor John Parr* late in provided him with the opportunity to press his case for the appointment.

The subsequent choice of Wentworth as lieutenant governor. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. English and American by Wentworth, John, Publication date Topics Wentworth family, Wentworth family (William Wentworth ) [from old .Part 4 to the Life & Works of Sir John Wentworth.

This biographical sketch on John Wentworth is meant to be supplemental to my larger History of Nova Scotia and I next but set forth a few paragraphs to cover the years from when Wentworth became the Governor of New Hampshire in to that point in time 26 years later, when, inhe was to become the Governor of Nova Scotia.Governor John Wentworth to Vice Admiral Samuel Graves, Decem Peyton Randolph, for the Corporation of Williamsburg, To Mann Page, Jr., Lewis Willis, and .