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Benning Wentworth grant for cutting white pines, Portsmouth, 1744

Benning Wentworth grant for cutting white pines, Portsmouth, 1744

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Benning Wentworth (1696-1770), Royal Governor of New Hampshire from 1741 to 1767, granted permission to Peter Staple and Toby to cut and haul white pine trees from Berwick township in Maine for the use of the King for masts, yards and bowsprits.

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