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Correspondence

Description

Subseries A contains 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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Details

Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Dates
1843-1859
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2014
Physical Description
Correspondence (2 folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
GUSN
313841
Reference Code
MS033.001.001

Record details

Originator
Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867
Other People
Tucker, Joseph
Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Descriptive Terms
shipping
Material Type
correspondence
Places
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Charleston (Charleston county, South Carolina)
Location Note
Folders #39.6-39.7

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