Arthur D. Hill Family papers

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Arthur D. Hill Family papers, 1841-1963 (bulk 1890-1920).

Arthur D. Hill Family papers

1841-1963 (bulk 1890-1920)

Correspondence, legal diaries, personal notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers, relating to the early social and legal life of Arthur Dehon Hill, lawyer and civil libertarian, and correspondence to and from his mother, Caroline Inches Hill, and his wife, Henrietta McLean Hill.

14 linear ft.

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Residents of Boston, Mass., and Portsmouth, N.H. From the description of Papers, 1841-1963 (bulk 1890-1920). (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70938958 ...

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