excerpt from ''America and West Indies: May 1703, 1-10' Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 21, 1702-1703' pp. 394-411 (142 words)

excerpt from ''America and West Indies: May 1703, 1-10' Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 21, 1702-1703' pp. 394-411 (142 words)

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'America and West Indies: May 1703, 1-10' Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 21, 1702-1703

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[The listening experience concludes eight complaints detailed against John Usher, Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of New Hampshire. Train-bands were unarmed colonial militia units common in seventeenth century New England]. 

 

William Vaughan to the Council of Trade and Plantations. (1) Mr. Usher hath got himself universally hated in the Province […]  (6) Mr. Usher's ambition was so great that he usually obliged part of the Militia to attend him and likewise the Train-bands, and particularly came on Saturday night to a place of entertainment, at the out part of the town of Hampton, sent for a guard of horses, part of the Militia, and not thinking this sufficient, ordered the next morning all the Train-bands to receive him in their Arms in the town in a lane for him to pass through and so attend him to the meeting house with Colours flying, drums beating etc. 

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