Lord Family Correspondence
Scope and Content Note
A collection of letters primarily to Nathaniel Lord of Kennebunk, Maine, from merchants and ships' captains writing from the Caribbean and from ports on the eastern coast of the United States. Some of the letters are addressed to Messrs. Tobias Lord & Co. Correspondence concerns transportation and sale of goods, materials purchased and sold, and prices and market conditions. Details of various voyages are contained in the letters.
Collection also contains a letter, 1806, to Capt. Joseph Hatch & Co., Kennebunk; another, June 17, 1806, to James Cunningham, Tobago; one dated May 29, 1820 from T. Lord to William Jefferds; another, Mar. 29, 1821, from Bray & Warren, Great Russell St., Bloomsbury to N.W. & H.(?) E. Vincent, Charleston, S.C.; and a final one, 1842, to Daniel W. Lord.
- Creation: 1803-1842
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1806
- Lord family (Person)
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Members of the Lord family from Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, Maine, including Nathaniel Lord and his son Daniel Walker Lord, were merchants and owners of ships engaged in trade in the West Indies.
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A collection of letters primarily to Nathaniel Lord of Kennebunk, Maine, from merchants and ships' captains writing from the Caribbean and from ports on the eastern coast of the United States.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from The Manuscript Company of Springfield, Springfield, VA.
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Genre / Form
- Kennebunk (Me.) -- Commerce
- Kennebunk (Me.) -- History
- Kennebunkport (Me.) -- Commerce
- Kennebunkport (Me.) -- History
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