James Lowell Papers (Coll. 35)

An Inventory of the Papers at the G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport

Collection register prepared by the Manuscripts Division

Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc
Mystic, Connecticut

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Lowell, James
Title: James Lowell Papers
Dates: 1817-1855
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.
Quantity: 145 items
Identification: Coll. 35

Biography of James Lowell

Lowell was a shipmaster and shipowner of Bath, Maine.


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
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

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Papers; 1817-1855
Box Folder
1 1 Papers; 1817-1822
2 Papers; 1823-1824
3 Papers; 1825-1828
4 Papers; 1829-1839
5 Papers; 1840-1849
6 Papers; 1850-1855