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Thatcher / Thacher correspondence, 1820-1871.

Identifier: MM.2001.004

Scope and Contents

MM.2001.004: October 14, 1820, letter from Saml. Thatcher to Abel Wood, D. D. Grandmaster. ALS 1 pc. Re: Masonic meeting; November 8, 1836, letter from James Thacher to B. B. Thatcher, London. ALS 1 pc. (with seal) ; July 10, [1838], letter from B. B. T. [Benj. B. Thatcher] to cousin. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.) with etching of Hillsborough Hill-Ilfracombe; December 3, 1838, and August 13,1839, letters from James Thacher, Plymouth. ALS 1 p. each. (1 pc.); undated slip of paper with “Judge Ebenr. Thatcher & his wife, eldest daughter of Gen. Henry Knox (on other side: Rear Adml. Henry K. Thatcher, U.S. Navy, 1868. 1 pc.; October 28, 1839, letter from Ebenr. Thatcher, Bingham. ALS 1 p. Re: visit from Mr. Holmes, book to be published; June 3, [18]49, letter from L. F. K. [Lucy F. Knox] Thatcher, Boston, to George. ALS 3 pp. Re: “misconduct of a young girl...”; September 18, 1868, letter from Henry K. Thatcher, Boston, to George A. Thatcher. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Re: George Putnam is well, country residence, your grandfather; March 24, 1871, receipt for box of books sent by ship. Signed Jon. Thatcher. ANS 1 pc.


  • 1820-1871

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Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


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Reprocessed early manuscript holding of the McClung Collection. These items bought by Mr. McClung in a batch of nine Thatcher letters sold by Merwin Sales Co., NY, in March 1915. Lucy Thatcher was the daughter of General Henry Knox. See also MM.2001.0043

Thatcher / Thacher correspondence, 1820-1871.
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Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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