New Hampshire State Papers








                                     COURT PAPERS




                                                                STATE PAPERS SERIES


                                                                               VOL. 40



                                                                              Edited by

                                                                   OTIS G. HAMMOND

                                                                         Director of the

                                                       New Hampshire Historical Society



                                                                                                                   PUBLISHED BY

                                        THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE







                                     JOINT RESOLUTION


Relating to the preservation and publication of portions of the early state and pro­vincial records and other state papers of New Hampshire.


Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

That His Excellency the Governor be hereby authorized and empowered, with the advice and consent of the Council, to employ some suitable person — and fix his compensation, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropri­ated to collect, arrange, transcribe, and superintend the publication of such portions of the early state and provincial records and other state papers of New Hampshire as the Governor may deem proper; and that eight hundred copies of each volume of the same be printed by the state printer, and distributed as follows: namely, one copy to each city and town in the state, one copy to such of the public libraries in the state as the Governor may designate, fifty copies to the New Hampshire His­torical Society, and the remainder placed in the custody of the state librarian, who is hereby authorized to exchange the same for similar publications by other states.

Approved August 4, 1881.