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Image of P07_23_01 - Harriman Photograph Collection

P07_23_01 - Harriman Photograph Collection

The Traill-Spence House, 340 State Street, Portsmouth, NH. Built c. 1748, the house was on the SW corner of State and Fleet. The original lease of this glebe land was held by the Spence Family, and it was then leased to Robert Traill, a native of the Orkney Islands. In 1766, Traill was awarded a patent for the exclusive rights to brew strong beer in a building behind the house known for years as "The Old Brewery House." This was the first brewery in Portsmouth. Traill was comptroller of the port of Portsmouth until the Revolution. He was opposed to the revolution and left the region when the war began. Robert married Mary Whipple, sister of General William Whipple, signer of the De

Image of P07_23_01 - Harriman Photograph Collection

P07_23_01 - Harriman Photograph Collection

The Traill-Spence House, 340 State Street, Portsmouth, NH. Built c. 1748, the house was on the SW corner of State and Fleet. The original lease of this glebe land was held by the Spence Family, and it was then leased to Robert Traill, a native of the Orkney Islands. In 1766, Traill was awarded a patent for the exclusive rights to brew strong beer in a building behind the house known for years as "The Old Brewery House." This was the first brewery in Portsmouth. Traill was comptroller of the port of Portsmouth until the Revolution. He was opposed to the revolution and left the region when the war began. Robert married Mary Whipple, sister of General William Whipple, signer of the De

S0475 - Whipple/Traile family papers, 1751-1841. (S475).

Retained copies of letters of families from Portsmouth, N.H., and Boston, Mass. Includes letters: William Traile to James Forbes (1751) concerning payment; Joseph Whipple, U.S. Customs agent in Portsmouth, to Oliver Evans (1788) requests information about Evans's mill; Whipple to Mr. B. Wolcott (1798) regarding charges against Whipple for supporting the revenue laws, and another concerning contracts; J. Whipple to James Lovell concerning Whipple's dismissal from office, and (1799) concerning charges against Whipple; Mary Spence to Harriet B. (Spence) Lowell (1805-1807) concerning family matters; Charles Lowell to H.B.S. Lowell (1817) describing a trip to Virginia; George William Traill to Cha

State Street - Traill-Spence House - Vertical File

Site of the first brewery in Portsmouth, N.H.