Records of the Union Insurance Company (Coll. 146)


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Overview of the Records

History of Union Insurance Company (New London, Conn.)

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Records

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Union Insurance Company (New London, Conn.)
Title: Records of the Union Insurance Company
Dates: 1805-1841
Extent: 100 pieces
Abstract: Included in the collection are miscellaneous correspondence, bills, receipts, bank drafts, and stock certificates, together with insurance policies on the ship HALCYON. Included is a bank book, "New London Bank in Account with Coddington Billings, Treasurer of Union Insurance Co., New London, 1828-1837." Persons represented include company treasurer Coddington Billings.
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History of Union Insurance Company (New London, Conn.)

The Union Insurance Company was involved in marine underwriting in New London, Connecticut in the 19th century.

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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.

Persons:

Billings, Coddington

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Halcyon (Ship)

Subjects:

Banks and banking--Connecticut--New London
Insurance companies--Connecticut--New London
Insurance, Marine--Connecticut--New London
Insurance, Marine --Policies

Document Types:

Bankbooks--Connecticut--New London
Insurance policies--Connecticut--New London
Stock certificates--Connecticut--New London

Occupations:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 146, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Records

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

Business Papers 1805-1841
Box Folder
1 1 Receipts, Lyman Law from Union Insurance Co.; 1805 Nov-Dec 2 pieces
2 Stock certificates for shares in the Union Insurance Co.; 1805-1838 58 pieces
3 Insurance policies for Ship HALCYON; 1833-1834 5 pieces
4 Bank drafts against Union Insurance Co.; 1835, 1837 23 pieces
5 Miscellaneous bills paid by Union Insurance Co., and related letters; 1838-1841 8 pieces
Bank book: "New London Bank in Account with Coddington Billings, Treasurer of Union Insurance Co., New London"; 1828-1837

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