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S1219 - Edward Sargent Note Book

Titled, "Edward Sargent New Castle, 1794." Sargent appears to be a scribe and his book contains numerous scattered entries for his clients, primarily ship builders and captains. He also appears to hire himself out to take measurements of ships under construction and to record legal items, such as estate inventories. He frequently worked for Capt. Edmund Roberts and Capt. Giddinge. There are also a few scattered personal notes. According to a brief family record found in the book, Edward Sargent was born Dec 26, 1737 and married Betty Johnson February 7, 1760. She died August 19, 1784. Sargent married Sarah Wendell December 30, 1784 by the Rev. Haven. Sarah’s sister, Elizabeth Wendell, marr

S1231 - Portsmouth Academy Record Book

Record book was kept between 1812 and 1828. The book begins on April 17, 1812 with an assessment of shares. It then details "Cash Paid" items including: For the Lot of Land & Deed 1884. For the Building 7867.31 … Paid Teachers… During the years 1812 and 1813 money was collected for assessments from 35 individuals including, Nathaniel Adams, George F. Blunt, Oliver Briard, B. Brierlet, E. D. Brown, Samuel Chauncy, Edward Cutts, Samuel Elliott, Thomas Elwyn, Nathaniel Folsom, Theodore Furber (estate), John Goddard, Samuel Haines, Andrew Halliburton, Henry Haven, John Haven, H. S. Landson Jr., John Langdon, Samuel Larkin, George Long, Thomas Lunt, Isaac Lyman, Matthew Marsh, Jeremiah Mas