Saltonstall family papers, 1524-1969.

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Saltonstall family. Saltonstall family papers, 1524-1969.

Saltonstall family papers, 1524-1969.

Large multi-generational collection of papers of the Saltonstall family of Haverhill and Salem, Mass., 1524-1969, includes correspondence, legal and business papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, letterbooks, deeds, pamphlets, speeches, printed material, diaries, and other papers largely of and collected by Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845) and Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895). The collection includes family correspondence to and from Dr. Nathaniel Saltonstall (1746-1815) of Salem, a 1766 graduate of Harvard College and physician; William Gurdon Saltonstall (1831-1899), acting master of the Commodore Hull, a ship involved in the North Atlantic blocking squadron during the Civil War; Richard M. Saltonstall (1849-1929) an 1880 graduate of Harvard College, businessman and investor; U.S. House of Representative, Salem, Mass. Mayor, Mass. Senator and Representative, and Harvard College 1802 graduate, Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845); Collector of Customs, lawyer, and 1844 graduate of Harvard College Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895); U.S. Senator, Mass. Gov., Mass. State Senator, Democrat, and 1914 Harvard Graduate, Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979); William G. Saltonstall (1905-1989), principal of Phillips Exeter Academy and a sailor in the United States Navy during World War II; and Eleanor "Nora" Saltonstall (1894-1919), a volunteer in a French Army unit during World War I and European and California traveler. Other family members heavily represented in the collection include Gurdon Saltonstall, Endicott Peabody Saltonstall, Anne E. Saltonstall, William Lawrence Saltonstall. Also includes extensive genealogy and estate papers for many Saltonstall family members. Many Saltonstall men were on the Harvard College Board of Overseers. Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845) collected much of the earlier material and manuscripts of Sir Richard Saltonstall (1610-1694) and Royal Gov. of Connecticut Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724). Additional correspondents include Mary Elizabeth Sanders Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall, Francis G. Saltonstall, Lewis Cass, William Minot, John Gorham, Peter Chardon Brooks, William Prescott, Charles Pelham Curtis, Lemuel Shaw, Caleb Cushing, Rufus Choate, Nathaniel Bowditch, Joseph Story, Josiah Quincy, Levi Lincoln, Edward Everett, Daniel Webster, Robert Charles Winthrop, Daniel Putnam King, Henry H. Edes, Theodore Roosevelt, and members of the Lee, Brooks, Cabot, Orne, Middlecott, Varnun, and Merrill families.

53 boxes, 27 v., 3 folder, and 7 oversize containers. Partially processed.

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