Works about John Hancock
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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1737/01/23 Born Born John Hancock's Birthday
1744/00/00 Moves into grandfather's house Home Hancock-Clarke House Lexington
1760/00/00 John Hancock's counting house was in the Gardiner Building, built 1760s Buisness Long Wharf and Customhouse Block Boston
1766/05/16 Brig Harrison arrives in Boston, belonging to John Hancock, Esq Captain Shaubael Coffin in 6 Weeks and 2 Days from LONDON, with important News: His Majesty gives his Royal Assent to An ACT to REPEAL the Stamp Act. Ship Owner The Stamp Act Long Wharf and Customhouse Block Boston
1775/03/05 Samuel Adams moderates an anual meeting at the Old South Meeting House commemorating the Boston Massacre. Speakers included Dr Joseph Warren, John Hancock, Benjamin Church and James Lovell. Speaker Old South Meetinghouse Boston
1775/04/19 About midnight: Paul Revere arrives at Lexington warning John Hancock and Samuel Adams they are about to be arrested. American Patriot to be arrested Hancock-Clarke House Lexington The Midnight Ride
1775/05/10 Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia from 5 October 1775 until 12 December 1776 Represented Massachusetts Independence Hall Philadelphia Second Continental Congress
1775/05/24 John Hancock unanimously elected President of Congress President of Continental Congress Independence Hall Philadelphia Second Continental Congress
1775/10/28 Dorothy Quincy and John Hancock marry in Fairfield, Connecticut Groom Marriage of Dorothy Quincy and John Hancock
1777/11/15 Congress passes the Articles of Confederation Representing Massachusetts Articles of Confederation Colonial Court House York Second Continental Congress
1778/07/09 The second engrossed copy of the Articles of Confederation is signed and ratified by the delegates from eight states: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and South Carolina. Signer, Representing Massachusetts Articles of Confederation Second Continental Congress
1780/10/25 John Hancock is inaugurated as the first Commonwealth Governor in the State House Council Chamber. Governor Old State House Boston
1793/11/08 John Hancock dies on 8 November 1793. He is buried at Granary Burying Ground Died Granary Burying Ground Boston
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