Maurice family papers, 1796-1959.

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Maurice family. Maurice family papers, 1796-1959.

Maurice family papers, 1796-1959.

Family correspondence and professional papers of Charles F. Maurice (fl. 1830-1858), businessman, educator, and farmer, of Perth Amboy, N.J., and Ossining, N.Y.; of his son, Charles Stewart Maurice (1840-1924), civil engineer and bridge builder, who served in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War and afterwards lived in Athens, Pa., and on Jekyll Island, Ga.; of Charlotte Holbrooke (Mrs. C. S.) Maurice (1845-1909), granddaughter of Josiah Marshall (1776-1841), Boston merchant and trader with Hawaii and China whose business papers and record books, chiefly through 1828, are included; of Charlotte's Marshall, Holbrook, Bridge, Read, and other relatives in New England, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.; and of her children. Much of the family and social correspondence is that of Charlotte, her mother, Marian Marshall (Mrs. John G.) Holbrooke (1812- 1900), of New York, and Charlotte's aunt, Charlotte Marshall (Mrs. Horatio) Bridge (1819-1904), wife of a naval officer, of Maine and Washington, D.C. Letters were written from many places by family members and friends, some in schools and colleges, traveling in the United States and abroad, and while serving in the U.S. Navy, especially 1838-1848 and 1862-1865. Many describe social life in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War. Also included are the diaries of C. F. Maurice, C. S. Maurice, Charlotte (Holbrooke) Maurice, Marian B. Maurice, and George Otis Holbrooke (b. 1850); property and financial papers; writings of G. O. Holbrooke as a professor at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; clippings and photographs; genealogical information; and collected autographs. Persons represented in the autograph collection include James Buchanan, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Thomas Addis Emmet, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Rufus King, the Marquis de Lafayette, James Monroe, Oliver H. Perry, David Porter, and Charles Stewart.

About 3000 items (16.5 linear ft).

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