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Mss: 766 1810-1871 L882

Lothrop, Daniel T., 1796-1871. Daniel T. Lothrop Papers, 1810-1871 (inclusive), 1825-1839 (bulk): A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss: 766 1810-1871 L882
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Daniel T. Lothrop
Title: Daniel T. Lothrop papers
Date(s): 1810-1871
Date(s): 1825-1839
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Shipping and family papers of Captain Daniel T. Lothrop.

Processing Information:

Processed: March 2012
By: Christine Riggle

Conditions Governing Access:

Appointment necessary to consult collection.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Daniel T. Lothrop Papers. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Biographical Note:

Captain Daniel T. Lothrop was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, on January 8, 1796, son of John and Bertha (Tower) Lothrop. He first married Abigail Joy on January 18, 1825. Abigail died two years later on July 6, 1827. He then married Julia Ann Cunningham, daughter of Charles and Lucy Cunningham, in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 10, 1832. Captain Lothrop died on September 2, 1871.

Series Outline

The collection is arranged in the following series:

Scope and Content Note:

The papers of Captain Daniel T. Lothrop, 1810-1864, consist primarily of shipping papers for the Brig Charlotte, 1825-1832, Ship Stieglitz, 1833-1834, Ship Tarquin, 1834-1836, and Ship Ariosto, 1838-1839, documenting voyages to India, Cuba, Russia, and China. Correspondence between Lothrop and his business associates and family make up the bulk of the shipping papers. The papers also include correspondence amongst members of the Lothrop and Cunningham families and papers related to the administration of the estate of Capt. Henry Luce by Lothrop.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston.
Ship captains--Massachusetts--Boston
Shipment of goods--Massachusetts--Boston.
Correspondence.
Ships' papers.
Boston (Mass.)--Commerce--19th century.
India--Commerce--19th century.
Cuba--Commerce--19th century.
Russia--Commerce--19th century.
China--Commerce--19th century.
Lothrop, Daniel T., 1796-1871.
Gray, Samuel C (Samuel Calley), 1792-1846.
Healy, Mark, 1791-1876.
Lothrop family.
Cunningham family.
Talbot, Olyphant & Co.

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