Books About New Hampshire
The Checkered Career Of Tobias Lear

Brighton, Ray
(Portsmouth Marine Society, 1984)

Tobias Lear, a Portsmouth native, was George Washington's secretary from 1786-1799. After the president's death, he was placed in charge of the presidential papers. He was later accused of destroying some papers that might have been embarrassing to some of Washington's associates & enemies.

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