Guide to the Francis Wainwright Letter, Oct. 13, 1774

Collection number: MS 39
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

Francis Wainwright

Francis Wainwright (1687-1772) was the son of Col. John Wainwright and Elizabeth Norton, born in Essex MA. He married Mary Dudley in 1713 and died in Boston in 1772.

About the Francis Wainwright Letter

Letter written by Francis Wainwright of Portsmouth, NH to his brother. In the letter, Wainwright notes that he is uneasy about the fact that he was not baptized as an infant, and he asks his brother for money to buy clothes.

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Preferred Citation

Francis Wainwright Letter, Oct. 13, 1774, MS 39, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Manuscript Co. of Springfield, Mar. 17, 1980 (Accession number: 7945)