James Munroe and Company

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James Munroe and Company, publishers and booksellers, were located at 134 Washington Street in Boston and also in Cambridge, Mass., during the middle part of the nineteenth century. The head of the company was James Munroe (1808-1861), who was born in Lexington, Mass., the son of James Munroe (1775-1848) and Margaret Watson Munroe ( - ). In 1834 he married Sarah Russell Mason Fiske (1808- ). They had two daughters.

From the description of Correspondence, 1833-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207146579

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creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1838 March 28, Hartford, to Samuel G. Goodrich, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1844 September 14, Hartford, Conn., to J. Munroe & Co., Boston, Mass. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Nichols, I. T. Y. Isaac Nichols letter to James Monroe & Co. [manuscript], 1847 July 8. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letter, 1850 March 8, Cambridge, Mass., to Lydia Sigourney. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon, 1697-1982, 1820-1855 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf James Munroe and Company. Correspondence, 1833-1866. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1844 January 29, Hartford, Conn., to Monroe [sic] & Co., Boston, Mass. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lee, Eliza Buckminster, 1794-1864. Eliza Buckminster Lee letter to James Munroe & Co., 1846 Jan. 14. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Farley, Harriet, 1817-1907. Harriet Farley letter to Messrs. James Munroe & Co. [manuscript], 1847 May 4. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon, 1697-1982 (bulk 1820-1855). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn AL : [England], 1855. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1845 September 26, Hartford, Conn., to Messrs. Munroe & Co., Boston, Mass. Connecticut Historical Society
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associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
associatedWith Americanus, Junius. person
associatedWith Ames, Nathan. person
associatedWith Amherst College. corporateBody
associatedWith Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. person
associatedWith Cate, E. Jane 1812-1884. person
associatedWith Farley, Harriet, 1817-1907. person
associatedWith Fosdick, David, 1813-1892. person
associatedWith Frothingham, William. person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Ingersoll, George G. 1796-1863. person
associatedWith Knowles, William Edward. person
associatedWith Lee, Eliza Buckminster, 1794-1864. person
associatedWith May, Samuel, 1810-1899. person
associatedWith Munroe, James, 1808-1861. person
associatedWith Nichols, I. T. Y. person
associatedWith Oberlin College. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Sullivan, John L. 1813-1895. person
associatedWith Peterson, Henry, 1818-1891. person
associatedWith Phillips, James. person
associatedWith Putnam, Allen, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith Sewall, E. Q. 1828-1908. person
associatedWith Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Silsbee, William. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. person
associatedWith Tyler, W. S. 1810-1897. person
associatedWith University of North Carolina (1793-1962) corporateBody
associatedWith Williams College. corporateBody
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