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New Hampshire Glossary: Neat Stock

Neat stock is a livestock term that may have originated in New England, and was used as early as 1782 in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Neat stock was often used as payment and barter. 28 December 1782. Providence Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Hog Reeve

hog-reeve (hog reefe) – an elected position in early New Hampshire townships. Settlers often let livestock graze in the woods around … Continue reading

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