Collection number: MS 11
Size: 1 item
About John Adams Harper
John Adams Harper, born in Deerfield, N.H. on November 7, 1779, became postmaster
of Sanbornton, N.H. at age twenty-one, then practised law in Meredith Bridge (later
Laconia). He served in the New Hampshire legislature and, in 1811, was elected to
the U.S. House of Representatives. He died in 1816 at the age of thirty-six.
About the John Adams Harper Account Book
This bound account book contains the accounts of John A. Harper and William Burleigh
(1810-1813). In addition, it contains court dockets of the New Hampshire Circuit Court
of Common Pleas (August 1813-August 1816). The remainder of the volume contains the
accounts of John T. Coffin, a Meredith, N.H. notary public (1846-1855). Some receipts
are laid in.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as
stipulated by United States copyright law.
John Adams Harper Account Book, 1810-1855, MS 11, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Source unknown, Sept. 8, 1980 (Accession number: 044)