Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786
- Existence: 1713 - 1786
Meshech Weare was born on June 16, 1713 in New Hampshire. He was a farmer, lawyer, and revolutionary statesman from Seabrook and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. He served as the first "President" of New Hampshire (the office that, since 1791, has been known as "Governor") from 1776 to 1785. Weare died January 14, 1786.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 762368
Scope and Contents Extract from "First official support of Wheelock's Indian school afterwards Dartmouth College." Documents wa signed by Meshech Weare, Governor of New Hampshire, Henry Sherburne, Peter Gilman, John Wentworth, Thomas W. Waldron and Andrew Clarkson, clerk. members of the Committee appointed by the House to investigate the petition of Eleazar Wheelock for support of his school.
Identifier: Mss 778178
Scope and Contents Letter from John Stark of Derryfield to Meshech Weare of [Concord?] informing him that Mr. Dalton has had difficulty getting his cattle through Bedford.
Identifier: Mss 785207
Overview In English.
Identifier: Mss 781602.2
Scope and Contents Arrest warrant for Robert Young from President Weare in Exeter sent to Harris and others. Warrant includes a statement signed by Harris that he has apprehended Young.