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Barzilla Lumbard Papers, 1802-1839

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 670

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Scope and Content Note

The Barzilla Lumbard papers consist mostly of letters, accounts, and other papers related to Lumbard’s career as a mariner. It also includes some correspondence of his wife and oldest daughter. It has been arranged in two series.

Series I. Barzilla Lumbard Papers is divided into two subseries. Subseries A. Business Papers contains letters to and from him regarding the shipping business, an account book, various accounts, and a page from a logbook for the brig Franklin. Subseries B. Personal Papers includes letters from his brother, nephew, and brother-in-law and letters to his wife while traveling on business.

Series II. Family Papers contains letters to Susan Lumbard and Lydia Lumbard. It also contains a handwritten agreement from Susan to sell her share in the brig Carrier.

Dates

  • 1802-1839

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.

Biographical Sketch

Barzilla Lumbard was born in Truro, Massachusetts, on August 29, 1770, to John and Rebeckah Lumbard. He was a master mariner and ship owner. He married Susanna Osgood in 1799, and they had three daughters: Lydia, Elisa, and Ann. He died in Amesbury, Massachusetts, on May 2, 1829.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 box; 1 flat file)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Barzilla Lumbard papers consist mostly of letters, accounts, and other papers related to Lumbard’s career as a mariner.

Series List

SERIES I. Barzilla Lumbard Papers

  • A. Business Papers
  • B. Personal Papers
SERIES II. Family Papers

Physical Location

Phillips Library Stacks

Provenance

The provenance of this material is unknown.

Bibliography and Related Collections

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tamara Gaydos, January 2018.

Title
BARZILLA LUMBARD PAPERS, 1802-1839
Author
Processed by: Tamara Gaydos; machine-readable finding aid created by: Rajkumar Natarajan.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Phillips Library Repository

Contact:
Peabody Essex Museum
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Rowley MA 01969 USA