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Name File: Shortridge - Name File

see also: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~rds/appendix_02.pdf

Image of P07_23_02 - Harriman Photograph Collection

P07_23_02 - Harriman Photograph Collection

The Pitman-Whitcomb House, 48 Fleet Street, Portsmouth, NH Originally a one-story house of Joseph and Mary Pitman, the building was enlarged to a two-story structure around 1776. Their daughter Mollie had been the focus of Governor Benning Wentworth's unsuccessful romantic pursuit. After the Pitmans, Captain George Turner and his family resided in the house. In 1842, Benjamin Whitcomb opened a confectionary shop in the attached ell. He and his family became the occupants of the house in 1850. The last of the Whitcombs, Miss Nellie Whitcomb, passed away in 1954 at the age of 93. In 1955, the building and its attached ell were demolished to make way for a bank. Today, the bank building

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PC0228 - Postcard Collection

Home for Aged Women, Deer Street, Portsmouth. Caption: "Richard Shortbridge was imprisoned here by order of Governor Burning (sic) Wentworth in 1782, when the French fleet was in the harbor." Also known as the John Hart House, The Hill, Portsmouth.