Papers of Joseph Tucker (1821-1889)

Description

Series XIV. Papers of Joseph Tucker (1821-1889), 1845-1871, includes correspondence to Captain Joseph Tucker from his sister Mary Tucker Rundlett, 1854; his wife Frances Lennox Tucker, 1845-1858; and his brother-in-law William P. Lennox, 1853-1861. Correspondence also includes four letters written by Joseph Tucker to his wife Frances ("Fanny") in 1854. A collection of miscellaneous papers includes letters written to Joseph and his brother Richard by various individuals related to the family's shipping business, dated 1845-1871. Authors of these letters are George Wood, David Stone, Packard Merrill, J. Homans, George A. Locke, C. C. & R. W. Fox, S. P. Baker, and William Hunger & Company. There are also two printed circulars. This series is arranged in two subseries.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shipping
family papers

Physical Description

Family papers (5 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.014

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Purchase

Places

Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, Joseph

Material Type

family papers

Other People

Rundlett, Mary Tucker, 1824-1905
Tucker, Frances Lennox

Description Level

Series

Location Note

Folders #39.2-39.5, 39.8

Arrangement

Arrangement

This series is arranged in two subseries. Subseries A. Correspondence, 1854-1861. Subseries B. Other papers, 1845-1871.