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MS Am 812

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

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 812
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Tucker, Samuel, 1747-1833.
Title: Samuel Tucker papers,
Date(s): 1774-1847.
Quantity: 1 collection (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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

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

Conditions Governing Access:

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.

Biographical / Historical

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


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

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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