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Potter, Chandler Eastman, 1807-1868



  • Existence: 1807 - 1868

Chandler Eastman Potter was born in 1807 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1831 after which he taught school in Concord and Portsmouth, studying law and practicing with Franklin Pierce in Concord, New Hampshire. He became the police judge in Manchester, editor and proprietor of the "Manchester Democrat" as well as the editor of "Farmers Monthly," "Granite Farmer," "Monthly Visitor" and the "Weekly Mirror." Publications including "The History of Manchester, NH," that he published himself in 1856. Potter died in 1868.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Chandler Eastman Potter papers

Identifier: MS-155
Overview Chandler Eastman Potter (1807-1868), lawyer. Dartmouth College Class of 1831. The collection contains material related to his book "Mysteries of Manchester," as well as correspondence with various individuals on historical and genealogical matters and notes on Manchester history.