Joseph Dow's History of Hampton: QUEEN ANNE'S WAR, 1702-1713 -- PART II
QUEEN ANNE'S WAR, 1702-1713 -- PART II
June 1 to June 15
June 15 to June 29
June 29 to July 13
July 13 to July 27
July 27 to August 10
August 10 to August 24
August 24 to September 7
September 7 to September 21
September 21 to October 5
October 5 to October 19
October 6 to October 19
October 19 to November 1
In the summer of 1710, the Indians killed Col. Winthrop Hilton and others of his party; and on the 16th of August, a company of ninety-one men, of whom at least thirty were of Hampton, went in pursuit, under Capt. John Gilman, and were out five days.
Of the situation in 1712, Dr. Belknap writes: "The frontiers were well guarded; one half of the militia did duty at the garrisons and were ready to march at a minute's warning; a scout of forty men kept ranging on the heads of the towns; and the like care was taken by sea, spy-boats being employed in coasting from Cape Neddock to the Great Boar's Head."
Of this scout of forty men, eleven were of Hampton, as follows:
News of the Treaty of Utrecht, which terminated the war in Europe, was brought to this country in the autumn of 1712, and on the 29th of October the suspension of arms was sproclaimed at Portsmouth. The following summer, a treaty of peace was concluded with the Indians.