John Codman (1782-1847)

Description

This series includes correspondence and printed matter belonging to John Codman (1782-1847). Folder 10 contains a letter sent in 1818 to the Selectmen of Boston in reply to a letter from them, refuting their claim that "encumbrances and nuisances" have been erected on his property. He also states that his title to "Codman Wharf" is "unquestionable." Folder 11 contains an undated letter to Codman from Daniel Webster, who sends Codman his best wishes before leaving for Washington. Webster also asks Codman to donate to any charitable cause in his absence. Folder 9 contains a newspaper article about religious controversy from 1812.

Details

Descriptive Terms

religion (discipline)
clippings (information artifacts)
correspondence
newspapers
publications

Physical Description

3 folders

Collection Code

MS037

Collection Name

John Codman (1898-1989) family papers

Reference Code

MS037.03

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Codman, John, 1782-1847

Material Type

clippings (information artifacts)
correspondence
newspapers
publications

Other People

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

Description Level

Series

Arrangement

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subseries and chronologically within each subseries.