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Series VI. Papers of Louisa Catherine (Rundlet) May (1817-1895), 1823-1904, undated, includes a letter from Gertrude R. May to Caroline Rundlet (1840) and a letter from Georgianna May Sykes to Louisa Catherine Rundlet May, (1841); account information from the Portsmouth Savings Bank (1823-1840), bills for James Rundlet May's education (1851-1858), insurance premiums (1868, 1872), a tax bill (1870), a bill of Vaughan (1881), pew tax for South Parish (1883), and a letter from William C. Lanman to Louisa Catherine Rundlet May (1886); a dog license (1870); the will of George Hall (1871), the estate of Caroline Rundlet (1880), Portsmouth Academy shares (1881), and the will of Gertrude R. May (1904); a scrapbook (c. 1828), a cookbook (1847), and a membership receipt from the Portsmouth Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; and a Catalogue of Students [Harvard] (1858-1859), and an issue of the "Portsmouth Daily Chronicle" (1880).
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Rundlet-May family papers
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
May , Gertrude
Rundlet, Caroline, 1797-1880
Portsmouth Academy (Portsmouth, NH)
The twelfth child and youngest daughter of James and Jane Rundlet, Louisa Catherine Rundlet, was born in 1817. She married in 1840 the Hartford born, Savannah merchant, George Hall May. Like so many of Rundlet's family, he died prematurely in 1858. Louisa and her twins, James and Jane Rundlet May, rejoined her family at the Middle Street house. She died in 1855. Her son James Rundlet May inherited the house on Middle Street.
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