Blending historical fact with a sprinkling of well-crafted story-telling, A Meet and Suitable Person takes readers on a back door tour through the taverns of Puritan Hampton, depicting the lives of the seventeen men and six women who kept the town's public houses of entertainment during the colonial era. Here you'll read the humorous tale of the Newbury doctors' scandalous attempt to procure a couple of townswomen at the Tuck ordinary and about the witchcraft-plagued tavernkeeper and corrupt judge who sold his countrymen ...

A Meet and Suitable Person: Tavernkeeping in Old Hampton, New Hampshire 1638-1783 2013, Blue Petal Press

ISBN-13: 9780985804725

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