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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

estates (property)
correspondence
financial records

Physical Description

Family papers (3 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.

Places

Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867 (Author)

Material Type

correspondence
financial records

Other People

Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895

Description Level

Series

Arrangement

Arrangement

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