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TOWN MEETING RECORDS, 1761 - 1962

DH-1: Hanover (N.H.: Town) records
 Series
Identifier: 28295
Series chiefly consists of volumes containing warrants for and minutes of town meetings. Also includes unbound warrants, petitions to insert articles into the warrants, and records of the meetings for the years between 1776 and 1932. The eighteenth and nineteenth century records disclose debate about inoculation against small pox (October 6, 1788), establishment of a religious congregation during the 1700s, and actions taken for supporting the poor and maintaining a town farm. The nineteenth century volumes also contain local returns for state and national elections, as well as perambulation records. The Town Meeting Records document the evolution of concerns such as public education, the relationship between Dartmouth College and the Town of Hanover, and taxation.

Dates

  • 1761 - 1962

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA