Papers, 1826-1879.


Savage, Samuel Hay, 1827-1901. Papers, 1826-1879.

Papers, 1826-1879.

Correspondence between Samuel H. Savage and members of the Savage and Shaw families, including with his brother Henry, his uncle and aunt Lemuel and Hope (Savage) Shaw, and his cousin Lemuel Shaw, Jr. concerning Shaw's travels in Europe. The letters primarily concern family matters, including references to Herman Melville who married Savage's cousin Elizabeth Shaw, and Savage's business interests in Guatemala and Sonsonate, El Salvador. Other correspondents include William H. Savage, Samuel's father.

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