State and Provincial Papers of New Hampshire

Volumes 1-10, edited by Reverend Nathaniel Bouton and published from 1867 to 1877. Volumes 1-7 are referred to as the Provincial Papers.
Volume 1 Contains early documents and records from the years 1623 to 1686.
Volume 2 Mostly Council records from 1686 to 1722.
Volume 3 Mostly journals of the Council and Assembly from 1692 to 1722.
Volume 4 Contains documents 1722 to 1737, including journals of the Council, General Assembly, and the House of Representatives, documents relating to the New Hampshire-Massachusetts border (1733-1737), and the correspondence of Governor Jonathan Belcher (1731-1737).
Volume 5 Mostly journals of the Council, General Assembly, and the House of Representatives from 1738 to 1749, along with the correspondence of Governor William Shirley.
Volume 6 Contains records (1749-1763) of the Council, journals of the House of Representatives, and documents concerning both Indian relations and the Crown Point Expedition of 1755.
Volume 7 Documents from 1764 to 1776, including records of the Council, House journals, journals of the five Provincial Congresses, records of the Hillsborough County Congress, and early Revolutionary War records (raid on Fort William Mary, Battle of Bunker Hill and the assault on Quebec).
Volume 8 This constitutes the first volume of the State Papers series within the set, as it covers the years from 1776 to 1783. It includes House journals, proceedings of the General Assembly, the 1776 State Constitution, and correspondence relating to the Articles of Confederation.
Volume 9 This is referred to as the first volume of the Town Papers, as it contains documents (1638-1784), relating to settlement and incorporation of New Hampshire towns. The appendix contains documents relating both to state constitutional conventions held during the Revolutionary War and to the 1784 State Constitution.
Volume 10 The last volume edited by Bouton, it contains both provincial and state records (1749-1792). In includes documents related to the western boundary question and “New Hampshire Grants” (1749-1791), the New Hampshire censuses of 1773 and 1786; correspondence and orders of the New Hampshire Committee of Safety (1779-1784), and records of the state constitutional convention of 1791-92.

The next eight volumes of the State Papers were edited by Isaac W. Hammond. Volumes eleven through thirteen are a continuation of the Town Papers

Volume 11 New Hampshire town papers, Acworth through Fremont up to 1800.
Volume 12 New Hampshire town papers, from Gilmanton to New Ipswitch up to 1800. An appendix includes miscellaneous documents, some relating to the Revolutionary War.
Volume 13 New Hampshire town papers, New London through Wolfeboro up to 1800. The appendix includes miscellaneous 18th century documents including the New Hampshire returns of the 1790 Federal census.

The next four volumes (14-17) are known as the Revolutionary Rolls. It includes a massive amount of information for military historians. Although unevenly organized, these volumes are well-indexed.

Volume 14 Primarily pay records and muster rolls of Revolutionary War soldiers (1775 to May 1777). The appendix contains the diary of Lt. Jonathan Burton of Wilton, New Hampshire.
Volume 15 Revolutionary War rolls from May 1777 to 1780, along with lists of New Hampshire men serving in Massachusetts regiments and a list of casualties from the Battle of Saratoga (1777).
Volume 16 Revolutionary War rolls from 1780 to 1782, along with pension records organized by town of residence. The appendix includes information on New Hampshire soldiers who served in earlier colonial wars.
Volume 17 The first part contains miscellaneous Revolutionary War records, while part two contains miscellaneous provincial papers (1629-1725) and copies of some documents from the British Public Records Office.
Volume 18 A miscellany of previously unpublished state and provincial papers, mostly from 1725 to 1800.

Albert Stillman Batchellor edited the next thirteen volumes of the State Papers. These include four volumes (19-22) of unpublished state and provincial documents and six volumes of records relating to the Town Charters (24-29) of New Hampshire towns. These are as follows:

Volume 19 Includes Provincial Papers roughly covering the years from 1679 to 1764. These include miscellaneous records of the Governor and Council, the journals of the House of Representatives, and materials related to the New Hampshire- Massachusetts boundary dispute (1693-1739).
Volume 20 Early State Papers (1784-1787), consisting of the State Constitution of 1784, the Senate Journal, the House Journal, and the records of the President and Council.
Volume 21 Early State Papers (1787-1790), consisting of the Senate Journal, the House Journal, and the records of the President and Council.
Volume 22 Early State Papers (1790-1793), consisting of the Senate Journal, the House Journal, and the records of the President and Council. An appendix includes records of both the impeachment of justice Woodbury Langdon and the New Hampshire Society of Cincinnati.
Volume 23 This volume consists of a calendar of New Hampshire-related colonial documents (1606-1771) housed in the Public Records Office in London.

The next six volumes (24-29) Town Charters and early documents of New Hampshire towns. The last three volumes, referred to as the Masonian Papers (27-29), consist of early town documents for the towns within the Masonian patent.

Volume 24 Volume 1 of the Town Charters includes the charters and early documents of the New Hampshire towns granted charters by Massachusetts, along with a few of those granted by New Hampshire alphabetically through Exeter).
Volume 25 Primarily charters and early documents for towns created by the provincial government of New Hampshire. The appendix includes primary and secondary materials related to the founding of New Hampshire.
Volume 26 Includes grants made by Governor Benning Wentworth between 1749 and 1764, as well as New Hampshire grants in Vermont.
Volume 27 This constitutes the first volume of charters and early documents of towns within the Masonian patent. They are listed alphabetically from Albany to Moultonborough.
Volume 28 This second volume contains charters and early documents of towns within the Masonian patent, listed alphabetically from Nelson to Wolfeborough.
Volume 29 The third of Masonian Papers contains documents relating to the Masonian patent, dating from 1630 to 1846.

Volume 30 is often considered part of the Revolutionary Rolls

Volume 30 This volume contains numerous Revolutionary War documents, including pension rolls from the 19th Century.

The next nine volumes (31-39) of the New Hampshire State Papers include the Probate Records for most of the provincial period. Wills for each period are published in full and where possible, are accompanied by related documents. Batchellor edited volume 31, Henry Harrison Metcalf edited volumes 32 and 33 and Otis G. Hammond edited the volumes 34 through 39.

Volume 31 Volume 1 of the Probate Records (1635-1717).
Volume 32 Volume 2 of the Probate Records (1718-1740)..
Volume 33 Volume 3 of the Probate Records (1741-1749).
Volume 34 Volume 4 of the Probate Records (1750-1753).
Volume 35 Volume 5 of the Probate Records (1754-1756).
Volume 36 Volume 6 of the Probate Records (1757-1760).
Volume 37 Volume 7 of the Probate Records (1760-1763).
Volume 38 Volume 8 of the Probate Records (1763-1767).
Volume 39 Volume 9 of the Probate Records (1767-1771).

The final volume of the State Papers contains provincial court records.

Volume 40 Official Court Records (1640-1692), as well as additional court papers dating from 1652 to 1668.

 
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