Nathaniel Adams 1802 Portsmouth NH Justice of Peace document Rockingham LawBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Nathaniel Adams, Law, Nathial Adams, Absolom Pickering, Daniel Hight, Legal Document, Jurisprudence, Portsmouth, Newington, New Hampshire].
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Law Record of Rockingham County, New Hampshire, by Nathaniel Adams.
Created 1802, Portsmouth, NH by Nathaniel Adams.
A unique hand-written survival from post-Revolutionary New Hampshire.
A hand-written warrant for the arrest of Daniel Hight of Newington for armed robbery of cotton. Composed by Nathaniel Adams, an important member of New Hampshire society and local Justice of the Peace.
One-of-a-kind early American legal document, providing fascinating insight into the style and substance of the early American legal system.
Document with three early original fold lines, paper now well separated slong them. Document is fragile and in danger of separating although each section of the document is sturdy and legible.
Document measures: 12 1/2" H X 8 1/2" W.