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Roger Vose (February 24, 1763 - October 26, 1841) was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. He was born in Milton, Massachusetts. He moved to New Hampshire in 1766 with his parents, who settled near Walpole, New Hampshire. He graduated from Harvard University in 1790. After graduation, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice. February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...   Milton is a suburban Boston town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Walpole is a town located in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ...


Vose was a member of the New Hampshire Senate in 1809, 1810, and 1812. He was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817). Later, he served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1818. He was chief justice of the court of common pleas 1818-1820 and the chief justice of the court of sessions 1820-1825. He then resumed the practice of law. He died in Walpole, New Hampshire in 1841 and was buried interment in the Village Cemetery. The General Court meets in the New Hampshire State House The New Hampshire General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. ... The New Hampshire General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. ...


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My Descent from William Clapp (2370 words)
Roger Clapp was one of the first settlers of Dorchester, MA, where he was a proprietor, and was made a "freeman" on 14 May 1634.
Roger and his family lived probably in a house he built near the old causeway road leading to "Little Neck" (now South Boston) until he was appointed, by the General Court, Captain of the Castle, located on an island in Boston Harbor.
Roger was held in high regard as evidenced by a day of fasting and prayer being ordered by the Town of Dorchester, MA, on one occasion when he was seriously ill that they might pray for his recovery.
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