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DH-1: Hanover (N.H.: Town) records
Identifier: 27943


Series consists of the record books kept by the Town Clerk. Among these are records of licenses, mortgages and conditional sales, and records of fires. Four volumes contain records of licenses for liquor distribution, cattle and sheep identification marks, and the division of fences. A substantial part of the series includes volumes variously titled liens, mortgages, and conditional sales records. Volumes contain the terms of sale for the purchase of livestock, businesses, automobiles, farm equipment, and household goods. Includes one volume containing wage assignments. The volumes in the Archives were selected as examples from approximately 25 volumes. The remainder of the volumes were transferred to the Hanover Municipal Building. Series also contains records of fires in Hanover between 1889-1947. For the years between 1889 and 1947, the town clerk recorded the following information about fires: date, type of structure, name of owner and occupant, value, damage, and cause. Information does not include addresses. There are also volumes containing fire reports supplied to the town clerk. The clerk recorded information from these sheets into the record books.


  • 1809 - 1967

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Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA