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Papers of Richard Hawley Tucker (c. 1791-1867)

Description

Series I, Papers of Richard Hawley Tucker, I (c.1791-1867), 1843-1859, undated, contains family correspondence, estate papers (miscellaneous correspondence, financial documents, etc.). This series includes forty-four letters written to his sons Captain Joseph Tucker (31 items) and Captain Richard H. Tucker, Jr. (13 items) between 1843 and 1859. This correspondence took place while the Tucker brothers were either at sea or stationed in Charleston, South Carolina, where the family had business interests. Richard Tucker, Sr., writes from Wiscasset and are rich with news about the family's shipping business.

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Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Dates
1843-1859, undated
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
Family papers (3 folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Series
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.
GUSN
287717
Reference Code
MS033.001

Arrangement

Subseries A. Correspondence, 1843-1859. Subseries B. Other papers, undated.

Record details

Originator
Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867 (Author)
Other People
Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Descriptive Terms
estates (property)
Material Type
correspondence
financial records
Places
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Places (Buildings)
Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.)

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