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Henry Barnard Worth was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1858. He attended school in Nantucket and later at Amherst College. He passed his bar exam in 1885, and began practicing law in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Specializing in real estate law, and devoting his spare time to historical and genealogical research. He was an active member of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society, contributing numerous articles to the Society’s published historical sketches, as well as serving as secretary of the organization from 1913 until his death in 1923.
The Henry B. Worth Papers are arranged as a single series consisting of notebooks that are listed by title as it appears in the notebooks. Researchers should note that the Research Library also has Mss 59, a larger collection of Henry B. Worth Papers containing similar research.
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Mss 59: Henry Barnard Worth Papers
Material in this collection was acquired by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society as part of Accession 00.265. Additional materials may have been given by Henry B. Worth prior to 1923 while he was an active member and secretary of the Society.
Processed by: Jalien Hollister, 2011
Encoded by: Mark Procknik, 19 July 2012
Dartmouth, Mass.--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
New Bedford, Mass.--History
Worth, Henry B., 1858-1923
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