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MS Am 1250

Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers, 1611-1862: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1250
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers
Date(s): 1611-1862
Date(s): 1700-1831
Quantity: 5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of U.S. senator James Lloyd and others related to the Temple, Melson, Lloys, Vassall, and Borland families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-225. Gift of Mrs. G. L. Batchelder Jr.,Gordon Abbott, and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop; received: 1951.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland Family Papers, 1611-1862 (MS Am 1250). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

James Lloyd (1728-1810) was an obstetrician and surgeon in Boston, Mass.; James Lloyd (1769-1831) was a U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1808 to 1814.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, legal documents, and other family papers of the related Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland families of Massachusetts, Nova Scotia, and Jamaica, West Indies.Most of the collection consists of the correspondence of Senator James Lloyd with national figures, such as President John Adams, Marquis de Lafayette and Andrew Jackson, other political associates, and family members and friends. The correspondence of his father and grandfather, James and Henry Lloyd, concerns personal business and medical matters, mostly with family members. The letters to William Vassall pertain to his personal and business affairs. Collection also contains legal documents, genealogical data, clippings, membership diplomas, account books, and photographs. The legal documents are land claims, deeds, wills, contracts, and writs. Additional documents of the Temple and Nelson families are included in the collection.

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