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CARRIGAIN, Philip, lawyer, born in Concord, New Hampshire, 20 February, 1772 ; died there, 16 March, 1842. He was graduated at Dartmouth in 1794, studied law, and practiced successively at Concord, Epsom, Chi-chester, and again at Concord. He was secretary of state of New Hampshire four years, and also clerk of the senate. He surveyed a great part of the state, of which he published an excellent map in 1816, and was the first to apply to New Hampshire the name of the "granite state."--His father,, Philip, born in New York City in 1746" died in August,1806, was the son of a Scotch physician, who died in :New York, and became himself an eminent physician and surgeon, having the largest practice in the state.
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