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FILE — Box: 5, Folder: 9 Identifier: H MS c239

Spaulding family legal documents, 1788-1841 Digital

Scope and Contents

Contains land deeds, indentures, and estate documents of the Spaulding family, dated 1788-1841. Includes records of land sold by Bezaleel Spaulding (1760-1831) of Hancock, New Hampshire, and rights to use of a mill, meetinghouse pew, and other property he purchased, as well as a 1795 indenture apprenticing Phinehas Astin to Spaulding, a farmer, to learn husbandry.


  • 1788-1841

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access requires advance notice. There are restrictions on access to portions of this collection. Access to personal and patient information is restricted for 80 years. These restriction are noted where they appear in Series II and VII. Researchers may apply for access to restricted records. Consult Public Services for further information.


3.5 cubic feet (3 record cartons, 1 document box, and 1 half legal document box)


Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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