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Gen John G. Foster's ChairThis painted and lettered wooden chair was presented to Post 7 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Nashua by Mary Gray Foster, mother of General John G, Foster. The first reunion and encampment of New Hampshire Civil War veterans was held in October 1875 at the Riding Park in Manchester, NH. We believe she may have made the presentation at that event. The Foster family home was at 18 Orange Square, Nashua. A statue of General Foster was erected in his honor and stands today in Foster Square, wh
Nashua Daily Telegraph NewspapersThis series of the Nashua Daily Telegraph are bound by year from 1900 to 1931. Each year is bound in four separate volumes; January-March, April-June, July-September, and October-December. These volumes will be repaired, wrapped in protective covering and enclosed in an acid free box. They will then be labeled and cataloged for storage.
We plan to make these newspapers available for research once they are ready for public use. You will find useful information and period advertising in each Daily
Tremont House Guest BookBack in the day, travelers and other folks who sought lodging in a hotel were asked to sign a guest book. Our copy of the Tremont House ledger dates from May to June 1876. We are sure there are signatures written on the pages but, after the hotel closed, the ledger was used as someone's scarpbook. There are numerous newspaper articles pasted over the advertising and the signature pages, and we hope to have them removed so as to reveal what was originally written. Wouldn't it be interesting to kn
Jackson Co. Stamped Image LedgersWhenever a company produced a product for sale, there was always the need for advertising to promote their goods to the public. The Jackson Company on Canal Street , producer of Indian Head cloth , was no exception. They had artists in their employ who would create art work to catch the eye of the consumer. These three ledgers contain original stamped impressions, graphic designs and advertising art that can never be duplicated. They are a valuable treasure from the Mills of the Nashua Manufactu