North Hampton

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    Morris Cotton (1827-1921) was the son of Jonathan Cotton and Abigail C. Hobbs of North Hampton, NH. His occupation is listed as farm laborer in younger life, and later as "own income". The Cotton notebook contains extensive genealogy information on…
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    The Milne Special Collections and Archives is located at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. The repository collects materials related the history and culture of New Hampshire and greater New England. The collection contains financial…
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    The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was created under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program in 1935. The Historical Records Survey of New Hampshire, established in 1936, was one of its public works projects. The University of New Hampshire assumed…
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    Free Will Baptist roots can be traced to England as early as 1611. In 1780, under the leadership of Benjamin Randall, Free Will Baptists were established in the northeast at New Durham, New Hampshire. Free Will Baptist churches voluntarily organized…
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    Frederic Ogden Nash, 1902-1971 was an American Poet well known for his humorous poetry. He was born in Rye, N.Y. and lived most of his life in Baltimore but he spent summers with his family in a house at Little Boar's Head in North Hampton, N.H. and is buried in the town's East Side Cemetery. Three…