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Viewing: Stanwood, Isaac, c1780-1826

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MS041 - Wendell/Randall papers, 1800-1852. (Ms. #41).

Correspondence (ca. 130 letters, 1800-1810) between Dorothy (Wendell) Randall and her husband Reuben Randall, ship captain, of Portsmouth, N.H., who at one time was captured by Dutch privateers; letters from Reuben Randall, Abraham Wendell (merchant, Boston, Mass.), Isaac Stanwood, and Mark Wendell, to Jacob Wendell, Portsmouth merchant; and letters (1843-1845) from Sarah Blunt to Mehitable Wendell.

S0862 - Gov Gilmans Blues Militia Record Book

Record book for the "Select Military Company" Gov Gilman's Blues. The group was formed in 1799 with Samuel Walker of Portsmouth acting as the chair, meeting at the State House. Book contains records of meetings including location, membership and officer names, and expectations of soldiers (uniforms, behavior, etc.). Indexed. See also S1147.

S1223a - Mark Laighton Day Book

Account book was kept between 1804 and 1813. The handwriting changes several times, suggesting several people were keeping the records over the time period. The book is part of a three volume set presumed to be owned by Mark Laighton, a mast and block maker, who also invented the roller block. Entries include various specialized ship elements, such as spars, blocks, and tackles. Sometimes the records list ship work by the owner or captain of the ship, later around 1807, the entries are for individuals ships. The entries also show that the keeper of the book was being paid with rum, tea, coffee and dry goods and he then sold the items, which is also recorded. In addition to ship wor