James Lowell Papers (Coll. 35)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of James Lowell

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

        

Overview of the Collection

   Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
   Creator: Lowell, James
   Title: James Lowell Papers
   Dates: 1817-1855
   Extent: 145 items
   Abstract: Bills, accounts, receipts and 45 letters relating primarily to the schooner HARMONY, ship ROGER SHERMAN, and brigs NEUTRALITY, PLEIADES, and SARAH, commanded by Lowell in the coastwise and West Indies trades with cargoes primarily of lumber, salt, coal, and coffee. Also includes correspondence with William Health, Lowell's brother-in-law and business partner in the 1850's.
   Identification: Coll. 35

Biography of James Lowell

Lowell was a shipmaster and shipowner of Bath, Maine.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

  

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should

Persons:

Health, William--Correspondence

Corporate Entities:

Harmony (Schooner)
Neutrality (Brig)
Pleiades (Brig)
Roger Sherman (Ship)
Sarah (Brig)

Places:

Bath (Me.)--Commerce--West Indies
West Indies--Commerce--Maine--Bath

Subjects:

Coal trade
Coastwise shipping--Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Coffee Industry
International trade
Lumber trade
Salt industry and trade
Shipping--Maine--Bath

Document Types:

Accounts
Receipts

Occupations:

Shipmasters--Maine--Bath
Shipowners--Maine--Bath

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll.35, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Papers; 1817-1855.

                                   
BoxFolder
11 Papers. Images
2 Papers. Images
3 Papers. Images
4 Papers. Images
5 Papers. Images
6 Papers. Images

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