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New 2017 Title!Lives of Consequence Cover

Lives of Consequence: Blacks in Early Kittery and Berwick in the Massachusetts Province of Maine

Patricia Q. Wall

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Featured Books

Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth

No. 38: Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth, with the New Hampshire Furniture Masters
Gerald W. R. Ward, with assistance from Hollis Brodrick and Lainey McCartney
Wendy Turner Island Light
No. 36: Wendy Turner, Island Light
Carl Little, with contributions by Catherine Armsden and Mekeel McBride
Illuminating Tarbell: Life and Art on the Piscataqua and Legacy in Action
No. 35: Illuminating Tarbell: Life and Art on the Piscataqua and Legacy in Action
by Jeremy G. Fogg and Alastair Dacey


Under the Isles of Shoals, Smuttynose, Archaeology, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 32: Under the Isles of Shoals: Archaeology and Discovery on Smuttynose Island
by J. Dennis Robinson
Maritime Portsmouth, The Sawtelle Collection, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 31: Maritime Portsmouth: The Sawtelle Collection
edited by Richard M. Candee, appreciations by J. Dennis Robinson
Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 33: “A Race of Shipbuilders”: The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine
by Richard E. Winslow III
John Haley Bellamy, Carver of Eagles
No. 1: John Haley Bellamy: Carver of Eagles
by Yvonne Brault Smith
02-Prescott
No. 2: The Prescott Story
by Ray Brighton
OUT OF PRINT
03-Gundalow
No. 3: The Piscataqua Gundalow: Workhorse for a Tidal Basin Empire
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT
04-Lear
No. 4: The Checkered Career of Tobias Lear
by Ray Brighton
OUT OF PRINT
05-Clippers
No. 5: Clippers of the Port of Portsmouth
by Ray Brighton
06 Portsmouth-built
No. 6: Portsmouth-Built: Submarines of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT
07 - Altantic Heights, Candee
No. 7: Atlantic Heights
by Richard M. Candee NOW IN PAPERBACK
There are No Victors Here, Treaty of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 8: There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth
by Peter Randall
OUT OF PRINT
The Diary of the Portsmouth, Kittery, and York Electric Railroad, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 9: The Diary of the Portsmouth, Kittery, and York Electric Railroad
by John D. Bardwell
OUT OF PRINT
 
Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade, Ray Brighton, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 10: Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade
by Ray Brighton
Port of Dover, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 11: Port of Dover: Two Centuries of Shipping on the Cochecho
by Robert A. Whitehouse & Cathleen C. Beaudoin
OUT OF PRINT
Wealth and Honour, Winslow, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 12: Wealth & Honour: Portsmouth During the Golden Age of Privateering
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT
 
 
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, Openo, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 13: The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge
by Woodard D. Openo
OUT OF PRINT
Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 14: The Isles of Shoals: A Visual History
by John D. Bardwell
OUT OF PRINT
Tall Ships of the Piscataqua, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 15: Tall Ships of the Piscataqua, 1830-1877
by Ray Brighton
OUT OF PRINT


George Washington in New Hampshire, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 16: George Washington in New Hampshire
by Elwin W. Page
Montgomery and the Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 17: Montgomery and the Portsmouth
by Fred Blackburn Rogers
Tugboats on the Piscataqua, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 18: Tugboats on the Piscataqua
by Woodard D. Openo
OUT OF PRINT
Rambles About Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 19: Rambles About Portsmouth
by Ray Brighton
John Paul Jones and the Ranger, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 20: John Paul Jones and the Ranger
edited by Joseph G. Sawtelle
Constructing Munitions of War, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 21: Constructing Munitions of War: The Portsmouth Navy Yard Confronts the Confederacy, 1861-1865
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT
In Female Worth and Elegance, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 22: In Female Worth and Elegance
by John F. LaBranche and Rita F. Conant
Gosport Remembered, Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 23: Gosport Remembered:
The Last Village at the Isles of Shoals
Edited by Peter E. Randall and Maryellen Burke, Ph.D.
OUT OF PRINT
Heavy Weather Whaling, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 24: Heavy Weather and Hard Luck: Portsmouth Goes Whaling
by Kenneth R. Martin
 
 
 
 
25-albacore
No. 25: U.S.S. Albacore: Forerunner of the Future
by Robert Largess & James Mandelblatt
Do Your Job, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 26: “Do Your Job!” An Illustrated Bicentennial History of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, 1800-2000
by Richard E. Winslow III
Jenny Lind, Nightingale, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 27: Jenny Lind and the Clipper Nightingale Figurehead
by Karl-Eric Svärdskog
 
 
Heyday in Shipbuilding, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 28: Portsmouth’s Heyday in Shipbuilding
by Gertrude M. Pickett
Just Rye Harbor, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 29: Just Rye Harbor: An Appreciation and History
by Thomas and Rosemary Clarie / edited by Peter Randall
Friendly Edifices, Lighthouses, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 30: Friendly Edifices: Piscataqua Lighthouses and other Aids to Navigation 1771-1939
Jane Molloy Porter
Maritime Portsmouth, The Sawtelle Collection, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 31: Maritime Portsmouth: The Sawtelle Collection
edited by Richard M. Candee, appreciations by J. Dennis Robinson
Under the Isles of Shoals, Smuttynose, Archaeology, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 32: Under the Isles of Shoals: Archaeology and Discovery on Smuttynose Island
by J. Dennis Robinson
Diary of Portsmouth, Kittery and York Electric Railroad, Portsmouth Marine Society
33. “A Race of Shipbuilders,” The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine
by Richard E. Winslow III


American Eagle: The Bold Art & Brash Life of John Haley Bellamy, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 34: American Eagle: The Bold Art & Brash Life of John Haley Bellamy
by James A. Craig