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MS Am 1602

Tudor family. Tudor family additional papers,1802-1865: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1602
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Tudor family.
Title: Tudor family additional papers,
Date(s): 1802-1865.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft)
Abstract: Includes letters and papers of the brothers Henry and William Tudor of Boston, Mass.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*45M-340. Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Tudor, 22 Larch Road Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1946 June 22.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Tudor Family Additional Papers, 1802-1865 (MS Am 1602). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Henry James Tudor (1791-1864) and William Tudor (1779-1830) were brothers, the sons of William Tudor (1750-1819), a Boston lawyer and political figure. Henry James Tudor studied law and worked for a while in the ice business of his brother Frederic (1783-1864). William Tudor was a merchant, legislator, author, and diplomat. He was the American consul in Lima, Peru (1823-1827) and chargé d'affaires at Rio de Janeiro (1827-1830).


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Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence of the Tudor family, including letters to William Tudor from various personal and professional correspondents and the correspondence of Frederic Tudor and Henry James Tudor with their sister and mother. Also includes a few other Tudor family letters and typescripts of letters from Jeremiah Mason, United States Senator from New Hampshire, to his wife Mary Means Mason. Finally, there are journals of Henry James Tudor relating to travel to New Orleans, Annapolis and Marseille, France, as well as to his work in the ice business of his brother Frederic.

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