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Portsmouth New Hampshire’s Patriot, Tutor, Secretary, and Peace Envoy: Col. Tobias Lear, Esq. (1762-1816)

Through his journal and correspondence, Tobias Lear is probably responsible for much of what we know about the personal life … Continue reading

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Beware of Egg-Nog: An 1817 Warning

I am not claiming that egg-nog originated in New Hampshire.  It probably was first made in ye olde England as … Continue reading

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Amherst New Hampshire Physician: Dr. Matthias Spalding (1769-1865)

In order to comprehend the importance of Dr. Spalding's actions

one must first understand smallpox and medical practices of … Continue reading

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