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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

S1498 - Howard Benevolent Society Records

Record book for the Howard Benevolent Society and several loose enclosures. Book begins with the founding of the Society in 1829 with the intent of forming "a charitable association for the relief of the poor of the town of Portsmouth." The committee members present at the formation were listed as: Charles W. Cutter, John W. Foster, Ebenezer Wheelwright, Rev. Asabel Davis, Rev. Israel Putnam, Rev. Charles Burroughs and Alfred W. Haven. Bylaws from 1829 state that committee members would "seek out cases of actual distress, and to attend to all applications that shall be made to them by any member of the society, by visiting the person or family standing in need of relief and investigating