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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referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1819-1852. Houghton Library
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1838 March 28, Hartford, to Samuel G. Goodrich, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. 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
referencedIn Hoar, George Frisbie. 1826-1904. Autograph collection, 1598-1945 Houghton Library
referencedIn C. S. (Charles Stearns) Wheeler papers, 1757-1866. Houghton Library
referencedIn Emerson family papers, 1699-1939. Houghton Library
creatorOf Farley, Harriet, 1817-1907. Harriet Farley letter to Messrs. James Munroe & Co. [manuscript], 1847 May 4. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke correspondence, 1845-1872. Houghton Library
creatorOf Munroe, James, & Co., publishers, Boston. Manuscript bill : to Harper and Brothers, 1855 Jan. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive), 1820-1888 (bulk) Houghton Library
creatorOf Channing, William Ellery, 1817-1901. Autograph letter signed : Concord, to James Munroe & Co., 1850 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn C. S. (Charles Stearns) Wheeler correspondence, 1833-1843. Houghton Library
creatorOf Blake, John Lauris, 1788-1857. Letters of John Lauris Blake, 1847-1856. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1844 January 29, Hartford, Conn., to Monroe [sic] & Co., Boston, Mass. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf James Munroe and Company. Correspondence, 1833-1866. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letter: Cambridge, Mass., to Lydia Sigourney, 1850 March 8 Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon, 1697-1982, 1820-1855 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1845 September 26, Hartford, Conn., to Messrs. Munroe & Co., Boston, Mass. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Lee, Eliza Buckminster, 1794-1864. Eliza Buckminster Lee letter to James Munroe & Co., 1846 Jan. 14. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Nichols, I. T. Y. Isaac Nichols letter to James Monroe & Co. [manuscript], 1847 July 8. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
referencedIn AL : [England], 1855. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
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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 Blake, John Lauris, 1788-1857. person
associatedWith Cate, E. Jane 1812-1884. person
correspondedWith Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 person
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Farley, Harriet, 1817-1907. person
associatedWith Fosdick, David, 1813-1892. person
associatedWith Frothingham, William. person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith Ingersoll, George G. 1796-1863. person
associatedWith Knowles, William Edward. person
associatedWith Lee, Eliza Buckminster, 1794-1864. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 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
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Tyler, W. S. 1810-1897. person
associatedWith University of North Carolina (1793-1962) corporateBody
correspondedWith Wheeler, C. S. (Charles Stearns), 1816-1843 person
associatedWith Williams College. corporateBody
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Boston (Mass.)
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Active 1856


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