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Timothy Gerrish record books

MS-1308
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1308
The record books of Timothy Gerrish contain lists of prison commitments during the time he served as jail warden at the Islington Street Jail in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as well as several pages of mathematics problems related to "The Rule of Three Direct" an ancient mechanical method for solving proportions, and "Simple Interest." An additional account book contains lists of writs served by Daniel Webster, George W. Prescott, Charles Cutts, Edward Cutts, John P. Lord and Joseph Bartlett.

Dates

  • 1804 - 1816

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Timothy Gerrish (1756-1815), sheriff and jail warden. The collection consists of two record books related to his service as sheriff and jail warden in Portsmouth, in the county of Rockingham, New Hampshire.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA