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Where was this document written?

Hampton, the Province of New Hampshire

When was this document written?

December 15, 1760

Why were the men meeting?

They wanted to form a new town called Sugar River. It would be located on the east side of the Connecticut River.

Who did they have to ask if they could form a new town?

hey had to petition the Governor, Benning Wentworth

Who signed the petition and how much money did they have to pay?

One person from each family signed the petition. They needed to pay 40 shillings.
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