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MS042 - Court of Common Pleas (Rockingham County) Records, 1782-ca. 1845 (Ms. #42).

This material primarily consist of court cases, including debts, or complaints alleging assaults or stolen property. There is a letter written by attorney Nathaniel A. Haven of Portsmouth NH on July 28, 1821, concerning a legal case. There is also one written by a Portsmouth town official on February 24, 1790, requesting the court force two African Americans to leave the town because they were branded as "vagabonds." All the cases were heard either in the dwelling house or the office of a specific justice. Many of the cases were heard by Nathaniel Adams, who was the first President of the Portsmouth Athenaeum. Related Collections S737 Bound Volume of Nathaniel Adams Court Cases at the P

MS051 - Temple Israel (Portsmouth, N.H.) Records, 1828-1989 (Ms. #51).

Articles of association, by-laws, minutes, lists of bills and donations, notes, deeds, subscription papers, certificates, and other records, chiefly relating to the purchase of land and building owned by the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Portsmouth; newspaper clippings (1901-1989) relating to the temple; and report and notes on an oral history project about the history of Jews in Portsmouth. Includes deeds (1828) from Nathaniel B. March and James Smith III to the church for land on State Street; and mortgage (1921) granted the temple from Portsmouth Trust and Guarantee Company.