Rundlet-May Family Papers, 1710-1935
Collection of manuscripts of the Rundlet and May families of Rundlet-May House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
The Rundlet-May family papers document the life and descendants of a Portsmouth, New Hampshire, textile merchant and later textile manufacturer, and offers insight into the material culture of nineteenth-century New Hampshire.
James Rundlet's (1772-1852) papers provide detailed information about the construction of his 1807 house and labor practices in early nineteenth-century house building. Four generations of the family resided in the Portsmouth home, including two doctors, who are also represented in this collection.
This collection contains:
- Financial papers
- Architectural drawings
- Legal documents
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