Stuart Family Shipping and Banking Records
Scope and Contents
TThe papers of a ship-owning family, Stephen W. Stuart, William H. Stuart and John B. Stuart. The papers primarily pertain to the ships: J.J. Hathorn, Grotto, and the Bazaar, but a number of other ships are represented. Some papers relate to the Richmond National Bank (1878-1884), mostly receipts. Also includes correspondence, financial records, and cargo lists.
- Creation: 1844-1884
- Stuart family (Family)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Stephen W. Stuart, William H. Stuart, John B. Stuart were from Richmond, Maine. They were ship captains and ship owners in the 1840s-1860s. Marshall S. Hagar was an attorney in Richmond, Maine and apparently a partner with the Stuarts. William H. Stuart was associated with the Richmond National Bank, was a notary and in insurance. He was also a librarian in Richmond.
1 linear foot (1 box)
1 folio item
Language of Materials
The papers of a ship-owning family, Stephen W. Stuart, William H. Stuart and John B. Stuart. Some papers relate to the Richmond National Bank (1878-1884), mostly receipts. Also includes correspondence, financial records, and cargo lists.
Organization and Arrangement
Arranged in two series: Ships' papers, Richmond National Bank
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased February 1998.
- Guide to the Stuart Family Shipping and Banking Records
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- Finding aid written in English.