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"governor john hancock" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast
"Enters seventeen seventy nine over the winter of seventeen. Seventy eight seventy nine. The continental congress continued. It's difficult work of keeping the states. United and continuing the war. Many of the leading delegates had left congress for other duties. Benjamin franklin john adams were both in france as diplomats. Caesar rodney was now president of delaware. Thomas jefferson had returned to virginia where he was revising the state's statutes and would soon be elected governor john. Hancock returned to congress in the summer. Of seventeen seventy eight but after. No one seemed interested in returning him to the president's chair he left again for boston and focused more on his business. Affairs president henry lawrence however had his own issues while presiding over congress when he first took the chair in november. Seventeen seventy seven. He had to deal with the conway. Cabal congress's big accomplishment. During lawrence's presidency was the passage of the articles of confederation but a year later those articles were still going nowhere with state ratification. The other big issue on lawrence's to do list was utilizing the alliance with france to win the war. The french fleet had come to america a year earlier but again had accomplished relatively little before leaving for the west indies the departure of some of the most important delegates along with congress's failure to meet the needs of the army and it's constant demands on the states led many across the country to lose respect for congress furthering. The problem wasn't increasingly apparent. Divide between southern delegates and new englanders. There'd always been some level of distrust between the regions early in the war though. New england was really focused on getting the southern states into the war so that it went out of its way to support southern interests and also made sure to include many military leaders from the south in the new continental army since the war had left england though glue england delegates seemed to be reassert themselves and we see sectional interests once again growing and having an impact on many other issues as all. This was happening. Another public attack on congress came in december from.
"governor john hancock" Discussed on Radio Boston
"And i believe that everyone should be vaccinated all right that is dr shira doronin infectious disease physician and hospital epidemiologist at tufts medical center. And lenny. marcus. Who's the founding co director of the national preparedness leadership initiative harvard. Thanks to both of you for answering caller questions today. Really appreciate you. You stay tuned. we're going to go to a break when we come back a play. Cato and dolly which explores the lives of people in i massachusetts governor john hancocks household. This is radio boston. Welcome back to radio boston. Mtc on a daring. John hancock is most known for that. Large signature on the declaration of independence and to was credit the first governor of massachusetts and the president of the second continental congress. He did play a major role in the formation of the united states. But kato and dali a new american play celebrates instead the people around him who helped make all that happen his wife. Dolly hancock and kato and enslaved man in his household the inspiration for the play was the actual front door of the hancock house which was preserved after the hancock mansion was torn down in eighteen sixty three. It was originally performed in front of that door at the old state house but starting february twelfth. It'll be brought back as a livestream event. So we are going to revisit. Our conversation with the playwright. Patrick gabe bridge the producing artistic director of plays in place. Which is a theater company focused on these site specific productions when wbz jimmy bologna spoke with him in two thousand eighteen. He told us about the people behind this story. So kato hancock was a man who is enslaved. In the john hancock household when they came to me and said you know we want to write a play that centered around this door from the hancock household. Trying to figure out. Who are the people that lived in that household. And we're trying to tell some forgotten stories so kato hancock but we knew enough about him to know where He was married. We know where his children were baptized. And we think we know where he died and he's also referenced in the number of letters from john hancock so we kind of know sometimes when he's in the household and he's also referenced in the wills of thomas and lydia hancock who were john hancock aunt and uncle so you did a little archival on kato we did a big archival on cato and it was a lot of combing through the record kind of figure out who are the people that were there that we can know enough about to sketch out a story who don't haven't heard about a lot and we know more about dolly. We know a little bit more about dolly which is odd. Because we don't know more of her because she was kind of the first lady of massachusetts john. Hancock was the first governor of massachusetts and she's also active when john hancock was presiding over the continental congress but her writings didn't tend survive. He wrote to her a lot a lot of times telling her how come you never right to me. What was interesting was we started finding out things that we didn't know or that kind of tend to.
"governor john hancock" Discussed on American Elections: Wicked Game
"It's Tuesday June seventeenth seventeen eighty eight on a tiny rocky island at the head of the Boston lighthouse the first lighthouse station on the North American continent originally the tower was erected to detect enemy vessels but today the lighthouse keepers not on the list out for a British worship but instead he and his brother are waiting for the arrival of a very special guest when when we be here any moment now everything in order certainly hope so for days the citizens of Boston have been hard at work preparing for this momentous occasion Boston about all the stops governor John Hancock lent his private coach they'll be a parade a citywide celebration a private reception at the guest of honor home in Beacon Hill but the younger brothers not in a celebratory mood not yet right now he looks concerned what do you think you'll make it of course he any trip on the high seas is dangerous what a journey across the Atlantic Ocean is one of the most dangerous journeys ball and this particular vessel is carrying precious cargo true American royalty just and the younger brother points to the horizon look the lighthouse keeper reaches for his telescope and in the distance he sees her sales Lucretia returns to his brother sound the canons right away the lighthouse keeper lighthouse keeper looks up and on the deck of the ship stands the man all Boston has been waiting for his wife by his side. The lighthouse keeper holds hand in the air and gives a welcoming wave man waves back a big smile on his face his wife is smiling to the lighthouse keeper can't help but smile back after five long years in London the most famous man in Massachusetts is finally back where he belongs John Adams.
"governor john hancock" Discussed on KNST AM 790
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"governor john hancock" Discussed on WGTK
"Lord help us to be ready for jesus when he calls us home in the name of jesus amen brother david johnson will now tell us god will bless you based upon psalms sixty seven one through seven it's great to be together again as we consider the word of god and apply it to our lives and share each truths with others the title for the lesson is god will bless us and our main tax is taken from the old testament psalm sixty seven verses one through seven please listen to the word of god may god be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us that your ways may be known on earth your salvation among all nations may the people's praise you oh god may all the peoples praise you made the nation's be glad and same for joy for you rule the people's justly and guide the nations of the earth may the people's praise you oh god may all the peoples praise you then the land will yield it's harvest and god our god will bless us god will bless us and all the ends of the earth will fear him may the lord at his blessing to the public reading of his word there are and have been many kinds of thanksgiving celebrations for example to sound right the victorious conclusion of our american revolutionary war then governor john hancock of massachusetts issued a proclamation for a day of thanksgiving on.