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MS Am 2165

Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867. Charles G. Loring papers, 1768-1866: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2165
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867.
Title: Charles G. Loring papers,
Date(s): 1768-1866.
Quantity: 1 collection (17 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of Boston lawyer and state senator Charles Greely Loring primarily relating to the American Civil War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

46M-428. Gift of Charles Greely Loringof Concord, Mass.; received: 1938.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles G. Loring Papers, 1768-1866 (MS Am 2201). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Loring (Harvard AB 1812, LL.D. 1850) married Anna Pierce Brace (d.1836) in 1818 and was a Harvard College fellow from 1838-1857. He was a prominent Boston lawyer and a Massachusetts State Senator in 1862.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Personal and family letters of Charles G. Loring and the Loring family and a large amount of papers relating to the Civil War where Loring tried to gain support for the North from his British friends.

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