Source:New Hampshire, United States. New Hampshire Provincial and State Papers

Source Provincial and State Papers [series]
Author New Hampshire
Place New Hampshire, United States
Subject Legal/Court records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Date issued 1867–1943
Place issued Concord, New Hampshire [etc.]
New Hampshire. Provincial and State Papers [series]. (Concord, New Hampshire [etc.], 1867–1943).
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Series Information

The New Hampshire Provincial and State Papers are a series of 40 volume series published by the New Hampshire state legislature, and compiled and edited over 77 years by various editors. The primary editors were Nathaniel Bouton, Isaac Weare Hammond, Albert Stillman Batchellor, Henry Harrison Metcalf, and Otis Grant Hammond. The volumes include information on provincial and state documents and records, town records and charters, rolls and documents relating to soldiers in the Revolutionary War (and in the French and Indian wars), probate records, and court records. Many of the volumes include a wealth of genealogical data.

Edward Holden posted a detailed summary of the volumes on the website of the New England Historic Genealogical Society ( This summary is available online: New Hampshire Provincial and State Papers (PDF file).

More specific source pages on WeRelate

Some of the sub-series and individual volumes in the series have their own source pages on WeRelate.

Online editions

Most of the volumes of the series are available on Internet Archive ( On the more specific source pages above, links have been provided to copies available.

All 40 volumes of the New Hampshire Provincial and State Papers are also available as PDF files on the Secretary of State website for the State of New Hampshire under Archives and Records Management:
New Hampshire State Papers

Usage Tips

Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah in 1967, 1975, and 1981. May be ordered through the nearest Family History Center.

FHL film numbers

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