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MS Am 812

Tucker, Samuel, 1747-1833. Samuel tucker papers, 1774-1847: Guide.

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Last update on 2014 January 10

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 812
Creator: Tucker, Samuel, 1747-1833.
Title: Samuel Tucker papers,
Date(s): 1774-1847.
Quantity: 6 volumes (.7 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, accounts, ship papers, and military pensions of American navy commodore Samuel Tucker.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Mrs. Hinds and Col. S. T. Hinds; received: 1844 August.

Access Restrictions:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Samuel Tucker Papers, 1774-1847 (MS Am 812). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Tucker was a commodore in the American navy during the Revolutionary War.


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Scope and Content

Letters, accounts, instructions, logbooks, and ship's papers relating to Tucker's naval service during the Revolutionary War and to his merchant marine service after leaving the navy in 1781. Includes papers relating to Revolutionary War pensions.

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