Guide to the The Last Will and Testament, and Codicils Thereto, of Benjamin Thompson, Late of Durham, N.H., Deceased, 1890

Collection number: UA 22/29
Size: (1 item) (.10 cu.ft.)

About Benjamin Thompson

Benjamin Thompson owned a large farm and estate in Durham, NH. In his will he bequeathed the entire estate to the State of N.H. for the purpose of creating an agricultural college. Thompson died on January 30, 1890. The State used the land and revenue from his estate to move the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from Hanover, NH to Durham.

About the The Last Will and Testament, and Codicils Thereto, of Benjamin Thompson, Late of Durham, N.H., Deceased

This series contains an 1890 printed copy of the will of Benjamin Thompson of Durham, NH.

Transcription of Benjamin Thompson will.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

The Last Will and Testament, and Codicils Thereto, of Benjamin Thompson, Late of Durham, N.H., Deceased, 1890, UA 22/29, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Library for storage prior to the establishment of the University Archives in 1992.