Guide to the Papers of Benjamin F. Prescott, 1875 - 1900Manuscript MS-890

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Box: 1, Dates: 1875-1892

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  • Folder: 1, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire conferring the position of Trustee of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts to Presscott, July 6, 1875
  • Folder: 2, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott to te position of Justice of the Peace and Quorum for the State, May 25, 1877
  • Folder: 3, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Trustee of the College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, August 25, 1877
  • Folder: 4, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Trustee of the College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, July 22, 1890
  • Folder: 5, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Justice of the Peace and Quorum for the State, May 23, 1882
  • Folder: 6, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Trustee of the College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, August 1883
  • Folder: 7, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Trustee of the College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, July 16, 1883
  • Folder: 8, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Justice of the Peace and Quorum for the State, May 6, 1887
  • Folder: 9, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott Railroad Commissioner, November 11, 1887
  • Folder: 10, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Trustee of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, July 8, 1889
  • Folder: 11, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Railroad Commissioner, August 5, 1890
  • Folder: 12, Certificate from the State of New Hampshire appointing Prescott a Trustee of the College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, July 30, 1892

Box: 2, Dates: Circa 1853- 1911

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  • Folder: 1, A letter certifying Prescott fit to teach in the "common schools" and a note verifying that Prescott is a member of the Sophomore Class at Dartmouth College in good standing, signed by Edwin Sanborn, December 4, 1854 and November 1853
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence over a 6 year period, including: admission into the New Hampshire Historical Society, thank you notes, letters from the Treasury Department concerning his role as "Special Agent," letter to the president and trustees of Dartmouth College, general letters about Dartmouth College, December 6, 1863 - June 7, 1869
  • Folder: 3, Corespondence: personal including letters from Edwin Sanborn, L. C. Bartlett, and John Lord, letters concerning the New Hampshire college of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts, pamphlets introducing Rev. Stone, Professor of Elocution, request to attend a meeting of the trustees from Dartmouth College President, docket for meeting with president of DC, letters as Governor of NH, March 6, 1877 - December 20, 1879
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence: personal letters including letters from J. C. Bartlett, letters concerning the alumni of DC, letters as governor of NH, list of legislative journals in DC library, letters concerning DC library and DC in general, letters concerning DC administration , January 4, 1880 - December 19, 1881
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence: letters concerning the administration, Trustees and alumni of Dartmouth College., January 4, 1882 - December 29, 1884
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence: DC administration, trustees, and alumni matters; DC library, January 3, 1885 - October 25, 1889
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence (personal and DC related), State and Court Documents, cemetery deed, death cetificate, receipts , October 7, 1890 - June 1, 1896
  • Folder: 8, Wife's Correspondence and receipt for expenses relating to the death of Benjamin Prescott, July 31, 1905 - August 3, 1911
  • Folder: 9, Notes, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings, Financial Statements, undated
  • Folder: 10, Photographs, undated

Box: 3, Dates: Circa June 1874- October 1894

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  • Folder: 1, Prescott, Benjamin F, Letter- Book , June 1874-March 1879
  • Folder: 2, Prescott, Benjamin F, Letter- Book, October 1874- July 1879
  • Folder: 3, Prescott, Benjamin F, Letter- Book , March 1876- May 1886
  • Folder: 4, Prescott, Benjamin F, Letter- Book, January 1877- June 1877
  • Folder: 5, Prescott, Benjamin F, Letter- Book, September 1877- April 1880
  • Folder: 6, Precott, Benjamin F, Letter-Book, April 1885- October 1894

Box: 4, Dates: 1895

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  • Folder: 1, Mrs. B.F. Prescott Letters received on death of her husband , 1895

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