Permit

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1772

GUSN

GUSN-5451

Description

Permit to allow the Sloop Abigail to pass the Fort William and Mary at Newcastle; under glass; set in thin dark wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

permits
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
PERMIT

Inscription

""Port of Piscataqua/By his Excellency the Governor./Permit the Sloop Abigail,/John Pickering Master,/to pass the Fort./Given under by hand, this 2d Day of/October Anno Domini 1772./To the Commanding Office at Fort/William & Mary at Newcastle./Light Money Paid/(signed) Wentworth.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

9.5 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.770

Places

New Hampshire (United States)