Correspondence

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1843-1859

Location Note

Folders #39.6-39.7

GUSN

GUSN-313841

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shipping
correspondence

Physical Description

Correspondence (2 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Date of Acquisition

2014

Reference Code

MS033.001.001

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Purchase

Places

Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Charleston (Charleston county, South Carolina)

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, Richard Hawley, 1791-1867

Material Type

correspondence

Other People

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

Description Level

Sub-series

Location Note

Folders #39.6-39.7