Wentworth, Benning, 1696-1770
- Existence: 1696 - 1770
Benning Wentworth was the colonial governor of New Hampshire from 1741 to 1766.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: mss 747900.1
Scope and Contents Fragment of a memorial addressed to Governor Wentworth concerning troop movements.
Identifier: Mss 734408
Scope and Contents Writ of attachment ordering the attachment of goods of Arthur Scudder by the sheriff in favor of debts owed to Benning Wentworth.
Identifier: Mss 775203
Scope and Contents Two-page charter from New Hampshire governor Benning Wentworth in Portsmouth to William Simpson of Plymouth, granting him the sole right to keep a ferry crossing the Connecticut River at Orford, New Hampshire.
Identifier: Mss 756481
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir William Pepperrell of Kittery to Governor Benning Wentworth confirming report from Captain William Williams from Oswego that a number of neutrals passed through the province and that every part of the county is exposed to the enemy.
Identifier: Mss 756210
Scope and Contents Four page letter signed by Benning Wentworth, in his capacity as surveyor general of His Majesty's woods in America, concerning the office of deputy surveyor in Connecticut. Specifically, Wentworth discusses a case involving Mr. Blake, the deputy surveyor, in the court of vice admiralty.