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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

MS101 - Nathaniel A. Haven Papers

Papers, primarily correspondence, but also deeds, legal settlements, and shipping accounts relating to Portsmouth physician and merchant Nathaniel Appleton Haven (1762-1831). Bulk date 1790-1799. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author. Biographical notes: Nathaniel Appleton Haven (1762-1831) was part of a large family, the son of Reverend Samuel Haven, pastor of South Church, Portsmouth. He graduated from Harvard College in 1779 with a degree in medicine. After the Revolutionary War, in which he acted as a ship's surgeon, Haven established himself in Portsmouth as a physician and merchant. Eventually he became a successful ship owner and civic leader. Haven was elected as

S0439 - Furber, Wallingford, Norton, French, Perkins & Moral Deeds, 1733-1857

This collection of Portsmouth area deeds (S0401-S0445) includes deeds from all the following families plus others. The majority of the deeds are from Portsmouth. Other towns included are Greenland, New Castle, Newington, Piermont, Northwood, Wakefield, Gilmanton, Durham, Goffstown and Rye, NH. Islands included are Leach's Island and Jackson's Island. Families cited include: Abbot, Adams, Akerman, Atkinson, Ayer, Banfill, Brackett, Beck, Brewster, Butler, Cate, Cheever, Claggett, Clarkson, Colbath, Cotton, Dearborn, Dennett, Dow, Edlridge, Edmonds, Fisher, Fernald, French, Furbor, Goddard, Goss, Greeley, Hale, Hall, Ham, Harris, Hart, Hatch, Haven, Hight, Hill, Huse, Huske, Jackson, Jaffrey, J

S1240 - Jonathan Marshall Tredick Vennard Account Book

Vennard lived from 1802-1839. Food items such as molasses, sugar, crackers, butter, peppermint, pepper, cheese, tea, coffee, rice and potatoes as well as household goods such as brooms, soap, bowl, yarn, candles, oil, letter paper, comb, buttons, and silk.