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SALISBURY FAMILY, PAPERS, 1674-1916
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Box 1: Correspondence and Business Records, 1674-1768

Deeds, wills, and business papers of Nicholas Salisbury (1694-1748) and Martha Saunders Salisbury (1704-1792); 1760 will of Josiah Salisbury (1734- ); business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury (1739-1818) [hereafter referred to as Samuel Salisbury I] and of Stephen Salisbury (1746-1829) [hereafter referred to as Stephen Salisbury I], including letters to each other concerning their business, as well as letters from their agents and suppliers in England; legal documents, 1710-1729, of Joseph Lemmon (1692-1750).

Box 1, Folder 1: 1674 - 1748
Box 1, Folder 2: 1750 - 1767
Box 1, Folder 3: Business letters for 1767, 1768 (copies by B. T. Hill)
Box 1, Folder 4: 1768 (through 3 May)
Box 1, Folder 5: 1768 (5 May to end of year)

Box 2: Correspondence and Business Records, 1769-1773

Legal and business papers of Martha Saunders Salisbury and legal and business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, including letters concerning merchandise and news of the political problems with England and letters describing the turmoil in Boston; a 1771 deed of land from John Hancock (1736/37-1793); a will and legal documents of Elizabeth Phillips Lemmon (1692-1784).

Box 2, Folder 1: 1769
Box 2, Folder 2: 1770
Box 2, Folder 3: 1771
Box 2, Folder 4: 1772
Box 2, Folder 5: 1773

Box 3: Correspondence and Business Records, 1774-1778

Legal and business papers of Martha Saunders Salisbury; business papers and family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, including letters mentioning political developments and their effects on business and a copy of a 1775 declaration of non-importation signed by Stephen Salisbury I; business and family letters from Samuel Barrett (1738-1798) and Daniel Waldo (1724-1808); letters from Edmund Quincy (1703-1788) concerning the progress of the Revolutionary War; legal documents of Elizabeth Phillips Lemmon.

Box 3, Folder 1: 1774, January - July
Box 3, Folder 2: 1774, August - December
Box 3, Folder 3: 1775
Box 3, Folder 4: 1776
Box 3, Folder 5: 1777
Box 3, Folder 6: 1778

Box 4: Correspondence and Business Records, 1779-1784

Legal and business papers of Martha Saunders Salisbury; leases, indentures, and business and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, including letters to each other about rising prices; letters from Stephen Salisbury I to customers about debts; letters from Samuel Barrett and Daniel Waldo concerning business and family matters; letters about a sea voyage from Benjamin Greene (1715-1776); legal papers of Elizabeth Phillips Lemmon.

Box 4, Folder 1: 1779
Box 4, Folder 2: 1780
Box 4, Folder 3: 1781
Box 4, Folder 4: 1782
Box 4, Folder 5: 1783 - 1784

Box 5: Correspondence and Business Records, 1785-1789

Legal and business papers of Martha Saunders Salisbury; business papers and family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, including several letters describing Shays' Rebellion and the adoption of the Massachusetts constitution; letters to Stephen Salisbury I from customers asking for extension on their debts; family and business letters from Benjamin Greene, Samuel Barrett, and Daniel Waldo.

Box 5, Folder 1: 1785, January - May
Box 5, Folder 2: 1785, June - December
Box 5, Folder 3: 1786
Box 5, Folder 4: 1787
Box 5, Folder 5: 1788
Box 5, Folder 6: 1789

Box 6: Correspondence and Business Records, 1790-1791

Legal documents of Martha Saunders Salisbury, Samuel Salisbury I, and Stephen Salisbury I; business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; business correspondence from William Dana; sketch and building expense accounts of Stephen Salisbury I's new store; family and business letters from Benjamin Greene, Samuel Barrett, and Daniel Waldo; legal documents of Joseph Lynde (1702-1798).

Box 6, Folder 1: 1790, January - March
Box 6, Folder 2: 1790, April - June
Box 6, Folder 3: 1790, July - September
Box 6, Folder 4: 1790, October - December
Box 6, Folder 5: 1791, January - March
Box 6, Folder 6: 1791, April - June
Box 6, Folder 7: 1791, July - December

Box 7: Correspondence and Business Records, 1792-1793

Legal documents of the estate of Martha Saunders Salisbury; legal and business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; business and family letters from Benjamin Greene, Samuel Barrett, and Daniel Waldo.

Box 7, Folder 1: 1792, January - March
Box 7, Folder 2: 1792, April - December
Box 7, Folder 3: 1793, January - March
Box 7, Folder 4: 1793, April - June
Box 7, Folder 5: 1793, July - September
Box 7, Folder 6: 1793, October - December

Box 8: Correspondence and Business Records, 1794-1795

Legal documents, business papers, and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, including letters from Samuel Salisbury (1769-1849) [hereafter referred to as Samuel Salisbury II] to Stephen Salisbury I about national political developments; business letters to Stephen Salisbury I from Edward Tuckerman (1740-1818) [hereafter referred to as Edward Tuckerman I]; family and business letters from Benjamin Greene and Samuel Barrett; and many letters of Edward Tuckerman (1775-1843) [hereafter referred to as Edward Tuckerman II].

Box 8, Folder 1: 1794, January - August
Box 8, Folder 2: 1794, September
Box 8, Folder 3: 1794, October - December
Box 8, Folder 4: 1795, January - March
Box 8, Folder 5: 1795, April - July
Box 8, Folder 6: 1795, August - December

Box 9: Correspondence and Business Records, 1796 January - 1798 October

Legal and business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; family correspondence of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury (1768-1851); business letters to Stephen Salisbury I from Edward Tuckerman I; 1798 inventory of goods lost by Joseph Lynde; and letters of Edward Tuckerman II.

Box 9, Folder 1: 1796
Box 9, Folder 2: 1797, January - June
Box 9, Folder 3: 1797, July - September
Box 9, Folder 4: 1797, October - December
Box 9, Folder 5: 1798, January - March
Box 9, Folder 6: 1798, April - May
Box 9, Folder 7: 1798, June - August
Box 9, Folder 8: 1798, September - October

Box 10: Correspondence and Business Records, 1798 November - 1800 December

Business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; family and business correspondence from Gustavus Tuckerman (1785-1860) [hereafter referred to as Gustavus Tuckerman I], and from Samuel Barrett; family correspondence to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury from Susan Barrett (1784-1853).

Box 10, Folder 1: 1798, November - December
Box 10, Folder 2: 1799, January - June
Box 10, Folder 3: 1799, July - December
Box 10, Folder 4: 1800, January - March
Box 10, Folder 5: 1800, April - July
Box 10, Folder 6: 1800, August - December

Box 11: Correspondence and Business Records, 1801 January - 1802 July

Business and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; family correspondence of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, especially from Stephen Salisbury I and from the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman (1778-1840); business correspondence of William Tuckerman and of Samuel Barrett; sketches and accounts of the Salisbury Mansion located at Lincoln Square, Worcester.

Box 11, Folder 1: 1801, January - April
Box 11, Folder 2: 1801, May - July
Box 11, Folder 3: 1801, August - October
Box 11, Folder 4: 1801, November - December
Box 11, Folder 5: 1802, January - February
Box 11, Folder 6: 1802, March - April
Box 11, Folder 7: 1802, May - July

Box 12: Correspondence and Business Records, 1802 August - 1805 August

Business and family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury I, Stephen Salisbury I, and Samuel Barrett, including Samuel Salisbury I's letter asking to dissolve their partnership in 1804; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Susan Barrett, Edward Tuckerman I, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, and William Tuckerman, and George Washington Tuckerman (1775?-1837); family letters from Gustavus Tuckerman I; business and family correspondence of John Barrett (1787-1811), including a bond dated 1 April 1805 for Robert Brigham et al as cashier for the Worcester Bank; family correspondence to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury from Stephen Salisbury I and from the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman.

Box 12, Folder 1: 1802, August - September
Box 12, Folder 2: 1802, October - December
Box 12, Folder 3: 1803
Box 12, Folder 4: 1804
Box 12, Folder 5: 1805, January - April
Box 12, Folder 6: 1805, May - June
Box 12, Folder 7: 1805, July - August

Box 13: Correspondence and Business Records, 1805 September - 1808 June

Legal and business papers and business and family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury I and Samuel Salisbury II and from Stephen Salisbury I; business correspondence from John Barrett; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and from Gustavus Tuckerman I, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, William Tuckerman, and George Washington Tuckerman; family correspondence to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury from Susan Barrett and Elizabeth T. Weir; with legal documents of Edward Dillingham Bangs (1790-1838).

Box 13, Folder 1: 1805, September - December
Box 13, Folder 2: 1806
Box 13, Folder 3: 1807, January - April
Box 13, Folder 4: 1807, May - July
Box 13, Folder 5: 1807, August - December
Box 13, Folder 6: 1808, January - April
Box 13, Folder 7: 1808, May - June

Box 14: Correspondence and Business Records, 1808 July - 1810 December

Legal and business papers and family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and Stephen Salisbury (1798-1884) [hereafter referred to as Stephen Salisbury II] concerning his attendance at Leicester Academy; family letters from Gustavus Tuckerman I, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Sarah Carey Tuckerman (1783-1838), William Tuckerman, George Washington Tuckerman, and Stephen Tuckerman; family correspondence from Elizabeth T. Weir and Robert Weir; with legal documents of Edward Dillingham Bangs and Anna Lynde.

Box 14, Folder 1: 1808, July - October
Box 14, Folder 2: 1808, November - December
Box 14, Folder 3: 1809
Box 14, Folder 4: 1810, January - March
Box 14, Folder 5: 1810, April - June
Box 14, Folder 6: 1810, July - September
Box 14, Folder 7: 1810, October - December

Box 15 Correspondence and Business Records, 1811-1813

Legal and business papers and family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, including letters from Samuel Salisbury II and JosiahSalisbury (1781-1826) [hereafter referred to as Josiah Salisbury II] about the possibilities of war, 1811; family correspondence of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and Stephen Salisbury I to Stephen Salisbury II at Leicester Academy and at Harvard University; letters from Gustavus Tuckerman I, George Washington Tuckerman, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, and Stephen Tuckerman and from Elizabeth T. Weir; an 1813 letter of marque for the privateer Argus in Boston.

Box 15, Folder 1: 1811, January - March
Box 15, Folder 2: 1811, April - August
Box 15, Folder 3: 1811, September - December
Box 15, Folder 4: 1812, January - June
Box 15, Folder 5: 1812, July - December
Box 15, Folder 6: 1813, January - May
Box 15, Folder 7: 1813, June - September
Box 15, Folder 8: 1813, October - December

Box 16 Correspondence and Business Records, 1814-1815

Legal and business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; correspondence between Stephen Salisbury I and Josiah Salisbury II; family correspondence between Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and Stephen Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury II, especially letters about Stephen Salisbury II's studies and life at Harvard University; family correspondence of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury from Gustavus Tuckerman I, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, George Washington Tuckerman, William Tuckerman, and Edward Tuckerman II concerning the health of their father, Edward Tuckerman I; with a March 1814 list of real estate holdings of Stephen Salisbury I.

Box 16, Folder 1: 1814, January - March
Box 16, Folder 2: 1814, April - June
Box 16, Folder 3: 1814, July - August
Box 16, Folder 4: 1814, September - October
Box 16, Folder 5: 1814, November - December
Box 16, Folder 6: 1815, January - April
Box 16, Folder 7: 1815, May - August
Box 16, Folder 8: 1815, September - December

Box 17: Correspondence and Business Records, 1816-1817

Legal and business papers and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and Stephen Salisbury II, especially letters concerning Stephen Salisbury II's graduation from Harvard University, 25 August 1817; family correspondence from Henry Harris Tuckerman (1783-1860), the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, Gustavus Tuckerman I, and George Washington Tuckerman who was living in Argentina; accounts of expenses for Stephen Salisbury II's Harvard graduation party; legal documents of Edward Dillingham Bangs.

Box 17, Folder 1: 1816, January - April
Box 17, Folder 2: 1816, May - July
Box 17, Folder 3: 1816, August - December
Box 17, Folder 4: 1817, January - March
Box 17, Folder 5: 1817, April - June
Box 17, Folder 6: 1817, July - August (except Commencement Day)
Box 17, Folder 7: 1817, August 25 (Commencement Day)
Box 17, Folder 8: 1817, September - December

Box 18 Correspondence and Business Records, 1818

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury I; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and Stephen Salisbury II; family correspondence from Samuel Salisbury II about the sickness and death of his father Samuel Salisbury I; legal papers and family correspondence from Gustavus Tuckerman I, Edward Tuckerman II, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, and Henry Harris Tuckerman, especially about the death of their father Edward Tuckerman I.

Box 18, Folder 1: 1818, January - March
Box 18, Folder 2: 1818, April
Box 18, Folder 3: 1818, May
Box 18, Folder 4: 1818, June
Box 18, Folder 5: 1818, July - August
Box 18, Folder 6: 1818, September - December

Box 19: Correspondence and Business Records, 1819-1820

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury I, Samuel Salisbury II, and Josiah Salisbury II; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury to Stephen Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury II and her correspondence to the Rev. Charles Augustus Goodrich (1790-1862) concerning her request for dismissal from the Old South Church of Worcester; family correspondence and legal notes, with a certificate of admission to the Worcester bar, of Stephen Salisbury II; family correspondence from Henry Harris Tuckerman, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, Sophia May Tuckerman (1784-1870), Gustavus Tuckerman I, and Jane Francis Tuckerman.

Box 19, Folder 1: 1819, January - March
Box 19, Folder 2: 1819, April - July
Box 19, Folder 3: 1819, August - December
Box 19, Folder 4: 1820, January - April
Box 19, Folder 5: 1820, May - August
Box 19, Folder 6: 1820, September - December

Box 20: Correspondence and Business Records, 1821-1822

Business and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury I, including correspondence with Josiah Salisbury II; family correspondence and a folder of legal notes of Stephen Salisbury II; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury; family letters from the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, Henry Harris Tuckerman, George Washington Tuckerman, Gustavus Tuckerman I, and Jane Francis Tuckerman; miscellaneous legal notes.

Box 20, Folder 1: 1821, January
Box 20, Folder 2: 1821, February - May
Box 20, Folder 3: 1821, June - August
Box 20, Folder 4: 1821, September - October
Box 20, Folder 5: 1821, November - December
Box 20, Folder 6: Miscellaneous Legal Notes
Box 20, Folder 7: 1822, January - April
Box 20, Folder 8: 1822, May - July
Box 20, Folder 9: 1822, August - December

Box 21: Correspondence and Business Records, 1823-1825

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury I, Stephen Salisbury II, Samuel Salisbury II, and Josiah Salisbury II; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and from the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Henry Harris Tuckerman, William Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, and especially from Gustavus Tuckerman I and Jane Francis Tuckerman; family correspondence from Stephen Tuckerman; business correspondence from Rejoice Newton (1782-1868) and Edward Dillingham Bangs.

Box 21, Folder 1: 1823, January - May
Box 21, Folder 2: 1823, June - August
Box 21, Folder 3: 1823, September - December
Box 21, Folder 4: 1824, January - May
Box 21, Folder 5: 1824, June - December
Box 21, Folder 6: 1825, January - February
Box 21, Folder 7: 1825, March - June
Box 21, Folder 8: 1825, July - September
Box 21, Folder 9: 1825, October - December

Box 22: Correspondence and Business Records, 1826-1828

Business and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury I, especially to Cleveland and Fling Company which managed his accounts in Boston after the death of Josiah Salisbury II in 1826; business and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury II; business and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II, including correspondence for the Worcester Bank and his correspondence as treasurer of the Blackstone Canal Company; Stephen Salisbury II's letters to Samuel M'Gregore Burnside (1783-1850); family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and from Gustavus Tuckerman I, Jane Francis Tuckerman, William Tuckerman, George Washington Tuckerman, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Sarah Carey Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, and Sophia May Tuckerman; family correspondence from Rebekah Scott Dean (1812-1843) of Charlestown, New Hampshire, to Catharine Dean Flint (1802-1869); business correspondence of Edward Dillingham Bangs and Rejoice Newton.

Box 22, Folder 1: 1826, January - March
Box 22, Folder 2: 1826, April - August
Box 22, Folder 3: 1826, September - December
Box 22, Folder 4: 1827, January - April
Box 22, Folder 5: 1827, May - July
Box 22, Folder 6: 1827, August - December
Box 22, Folder 7: 1828, January - June
Box 22, Folder 8: 1828, July - September
Box 22, Folder 9: 1828, October - December

Box 23 Correspondence and Business Records, 1829 January - 1830 April

Letters of condolence to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and to Stephen Salisbury II on the death in 1829 of Stephen Salisbury I; business and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from Europe; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and from Henry Harris Tuckerman, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Sarah Carey Tuckerman, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Jane Francis Tuckerman, William Tuckerman, George Washington Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, Sophia May Tuckerman, and Stephen Tuckerman; family letters from Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard ( -1841); correspondence between Rebekah Scott Dean and Catharine Dean Flint; business correspondence from Edward Dillingham Bangs and Rejoice Newton; letters dated 1829 from Levi Lincoln (1782-1868) [hereafter referred to as Levi Linclon, Jr.] concerning the estate of Stephen Salisbury I; family and business correspondence of Samuel Salisbury II; letters from Hannah Parkman Tuckerman (1805-1859) and M. Harris (the latter concerning Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury's intentions for the disposition of her own estate) and from Lucy Barrett (1786-1867); papers concerning the estate of Stephen Salisbury I.

Box 23, Folder 1: 1829, January - April
Box 23, Folder 2: 1829, May
Box 23, Folder 3: 1829, June
Box 23, Folder 4: 1829, July - August
Box 23, Folder 5: 1829, September
Box 23, Folder 6: 1829, October - November
Box 23, Folder 7: 1829, December
Box 23, Folder 8: 1830, January - February
Box 23, Folder 9: 1830, March - April

Box 24 Correspondence and Business Records, 1830 May - 1831 July

Business papers and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from Europe and one letter dated 19 January 1831 from Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) about copies of famous paintings; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and from Stephen Tuckerman, George Washington Tuckerman, and William Tuckerman, and especially from Gustavus Tuckerman I, Edward Tuckerman II, Sophia May Tuckerman, Hannah Parkman Tuckerman, the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Sarah Carey Tuckerman, and Henry Harris Tuckerman; family correspondence to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury from Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard and Samuel Salisbury II; family correspondence between Rebekah Scott Dean and Catharine Dean Flint; business correspondence from Edward Tuckerman II, Rejoice Newton, Edward Dillingham Bangs, John G. Tappan, and J. Henry Hill (1818-1890).

Box 24, Folder 1: 1830, May - July
Box 24, Folder 2: 1830, August - September
Box 24, Folder 3: 1830, October - November
Box 24, Folder 4: 1830, December
Box 24, Folder 5: 1831, January - February
Box 24, Folder 6: 1831, March - April
Box 24, Folder 7: 1831, May - June
Box 24, Folder 8: 1831, July

Box 25: Correspondence and Business Records, 1831 August - 1832 December

Business and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II; family correspondence of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and of the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Sarah Carey Tuckerman, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Jane Francis Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, Sophia May Tuckerman, Henry Harris Tuckerman, Lucy Keating Tuckerman; business and family correspondence of Samuel Salisbury II; correspondence of Rebekah Scott Dean and Catharine Dean Flint; business and family correspondence of John G. Tappan; business correspondence of Rejoice Newton.

Box 25, Folder 1: 1831, August - September
Box 25, Folder 2: 1831, October - November
Box 25, Folder 3: 1831, December
Box 25, Folder 4: 1832, January - February
Box 25, Folder 5: 1832, March - April
Box 25, Folder 6: 1832, May - September
Box 25, Folder 7: 1832, October - December

Box 26: Correspondence and Business Records, 1833-1835

Business papers and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II, including letters concerning the Manufacturers Mutual Fire Insurance Company, a contract to build a mill for Ichabod Washburn (1798-1868) and Benjamin Goddard (1791-1867), and notes for several lectures which Stephen Salisbury II gave; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Catharine Dean Flint, and from Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury (1812-1843) concerning her engagement and marriage to Stephen Salisbury II; family letters from Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury to Stephen Salisbury II and from Gustavus Tuckerman I, Jane Francis Tuckerman, William Tuckerman, and Henry Harris Tuckerman; business and family correspondence from Edward Tuckerman II and Sophia May Tuckerman; business correspondence of Edward Dillingham Bangs and of Rejoice Newton; family and business letters of Henry Hubbard (1784-1857), and from George Washington Tuckerman; letters of congratulations to the family on the birth on 31 March of Stephen Salisbury (1835-1905) [hereafter referred to as Stephen Salisbury III], son of Stephen Salisbury II and Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury.

Box 26, Folder 1: 1833, January - March
Box 26, Folder 2: 1833, April - July
Box 26, Folder 3: 1833, August - December
Box 26, Folder 4: 1834, January - May
Box 26, Folder 5: 1834, June - September
Box 26, Folder 6: 1834, October - December
Box 26, Folder 7: 1835, January
Box 26, Folder 8: 1835, February - June
Box 26, Folder 9: 1835, July - September
Box 26, Folder 10: 1835, October - December

Box 27: Correspondence and Business Records, 1836-1839

Business papers and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II, including extortion attempts in 1835-1836 by the Black Leg Society; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and from the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman II, Sophia May Tuckerman, Henry Harris Tuckerman, Gustavus Tuckerman I, and Jane Francis Tuckerman, and news of the death of their brother George Washington Tuckerman in Argentina; family correspondence from Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard, Lucy Keating Tuckerman, and Hannah Parkman Tuckerman; family correspondence from Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury to Stephen Salisbury II; business correspondence of Edward Tuckerman II to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury; business correspondence of Edward Dillingham Bangs; one folder of material of Elias Carter on the construction of the Salisbury Mansion, Highland Street, Worcester, 1836-1838; correspondence from Henry Hubbard.

Box 27, Folder 1: 1836, January - July
Box 27, Folder 2: 1836, August - December
Box 27, Folder 3: Elias Carter (Carter & Tracy), etc., Salisbury Mansion, 1836-1838
Box 27, Folder 4: 1837, January - June
Box 27, Folder 5: 1837, July - December
Box 27, Folder 6: 1838, January - June
Box 27, Folder 7: 1838, July - December
Box 27, Folder 8: 1839, January - June
Box 27, Folder 9: 1839, July - December

Box 28: Correspondence and Business Records, 1840-1841

Business papers and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II, including an 1840 letter concerning the severance of his business relationship with Edward Tuckerman II, and an 1841 letter from Ichabod Washburn about repairs on the Court Mills buildings; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Catharine Dean Flint, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Edward Tuckerman II, Sophia May Tuckerman, Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886) [hereafter referred to as Edward Tuckerman III], and Hannah Parkman Tuckerman; news from Edward Tuckerman II in May 1840 about the Rev. Joseph Tuckerman's death in Cuba; family correspondence from Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard ["Lizzie"] to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury about/and after her marriage in 1840 to the Rev. John Erskine Edwards (1808-1873) of Stonington, Conn.; news and letters of sympathy on the sudden death of Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard Edwards in May 1841; family correspondence of John Erskine Edwards to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury; business correspondence of Rejoice Newton.

Box 28, Folder 1: 1840, January - February
Box 28, Folder 2: 1840, March - May
Box 28, Folder 3: 1840, June - July
Box 28, Folder 4: 1840, August - December
Box 28, Folder 5: 1841, January - March
Box 28, Folder 6: 1841, April - June
Box 28, Folder 7: 1841, July - September
Box 28, Folder 8: 1841, October - December

Box 29: Correspondence and Business Records, 1842-1843

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including a 32-page journal of his trip to Georgia, 3 December 1841-28 June 1842, and letters concerning his wife Rebekah's deteriorating health; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Catharine Dean Flint, Waldo Flint, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Edward Tuckerman II, and Henry Hubbard, including letters of sympathy on the deaths in 1843 of Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury and Edward Tuckerman II; there are also extracts from Nathaniel D. Hubbard's journal which he kept while in Wisconsin in 1841-1842, a letter dated 27 June 1842 from John Erskine Edwards to Stephen Salisbury II about Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard Edwards, a letter of John Erskine Edwards to Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, the original and one copy of the sermon dated 30 July 1843 and delivered by the Rev. Alonzo Hill (1800-1871) on the Sunday following the death of Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, and two copies of an 1843 will of Daniel Waldo.

Box 29, Folder 1: 1842, January - March
Box 29, Folder 2: 1842, April - May
Box 29, Folder 3: 1842, June - December
Box 29, Folder 4: 1843, January - April
Box 29, Folder 5: 1843, May - June
Box 29, Folder 6: 1843, July
Box 29, Folder 7: 1843, August - October
Box 29, Folder 8: 1843, November - December

Box 30: Correspondence and Business Records, 1844-1845

Business papers and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II, including correspondence about the Worcester and Nashua Branch Railroad and an appraisal of the industrial capabilities of the towns north of Worcester along the proposed route of the railroad; political news concerning the Whig party in Massachusetts; and family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Henry Hubbard, Waldo Flint, and Catharine Dean Flint, mostly concerning the health of Stephen Salisbury III.

Box 30, Folder 1: 1844, January - March
Box 30, Folder 2: 1844, April - July
Box 30, Folder 3: 1844, August - December
Box 30, Folder 4: 1845, January - April
Box 30, Folder 5: 1845, May - December

Box 31: Correspondence and Business Records, 1846-1848

Business papers and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury II on banks, railroads, the Worcester School Committee, especially papers concerning the construction of the Oxford Street School, August-December 1846, and personal business; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Waldo Flint, Catharine Dean Flint, and Stephen Salisbury III; a copy of the executors' account for the estate of Daniel Waldo, a copy of the will of Sarah Waldo; correspondence concerning the Worcester Agricultural Society Fair [Worcester County Cattle Show]; and notices of upcoming court cases.

Box 31, Folder 1: 1846, January - May
Box 31, Folder 2: 1846, June - December
Box 31, Folder 3: 1847, January - July
Box 31, Folder 4: 1847, August - December
Box 31, Folder 5: 1848, January - July
Box 31, Folder 6: 1848, August - December

Box 32: Correspondence and Business Records, 1849 January - 1851 July

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II; family correspondence from Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Stephen Salisbury III, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Waldo Flint, Catharine Dean Flint, and Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury (1820-1852); business correspondence of Rejoice Newton and Edward Dillingham Bangs.

Box 32, Folder 1: 1849
Box 32, Folder 2: 1850, January - May
Box 32, Folder 3: 1850, June - August
Box 32, Folder 4: 1850, September - December
Box 32, Folder 5: 1851, January - July

Box 33: Correspondence and Business Records, 1851 August - 1853 April

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from Europe; estate papers of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, 1851; the sermon delivered by the Rev. Seth Sweetser (1807-1888) of the Central Church (26 October 1851) the Sunday following the death of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury; letters of sympathy to Stephen Salisbury II following the death of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury; family letters, 1851-1852, of Nancy Hoard Linclon Salisbury, and letters of sympathy to Stephen Salisbury II following Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury's death, 6 September 1852; family letters from Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln (1840-1861) and from Mrs. Sophia H. Holmes, of Ogdensburg, N.Y.; family correspondence from Waldo Flint, Catharine Dean Flint, Gustavus Tuckerman I, and Henry Hubbard; and family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury III while he was a student at Harvard University, his school diary, 1850-1852, two of Stephen Salisbury III's high school essays on slavery and on the Worcester County Agricultural Society [in folder #5]; business correspondence of Rejoice Newton.

Box 33, Folder 1: 1851, August - October
Box 33, Folder 2: 1851, November - December
Box 33, Folder 3: 1852, January - June
Box 33, Folder 4: 1852, July - October
Box 33, Folder 5: 1852, November - December
Box 33, Folder 6: 1853, January - April

Box 34: Correspondence and Business Records, 1853 May - 1855 December

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters and receipts from Europe and copies of letters with donations to various charitable organizations; family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury III; weekly correspondence from Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln and Sophia H. Holmes; family correspondence from Gustavus Tuckerman I, Henry Hubbard, and James P. Gilchrist, as well as from Levi Lincoln, Jr., Waldo Flint, Catharine Dean Flint, Enoch Washburn, and Sarah Gilchrist; a description of the Salisbury pear (19 December 1854); and business correspondence from Alexander Wilkinson (1815-1899) and Levi Lincoln, Jr., concerning railroad stocks.

Box 34, Folder 1: 1853, May - August
Box 34, Folder 2: 1853, September - December
Box 34, Folder 3: 1854, January - April
Box 34, Folder 4: 1854, May - December
Box 34, Folder 5: 1855, January - May
Box 34, Folder 6: 1855, June - December

Box 35: Correspondence and Business Records, 1856

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from J. Henry Hill and Levi Lincoln, Jr., about business and banking matters; family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury III while he was in Europe (September-December), especially to Stephen Salisbury II, Catharine Dean Flint, and Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln; family correspondence from Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury (1800-1864) and from Waldo Flint, Catharine Dean Flint, Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln (exclusively to Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III), and James P. Gilchrist; business letter to J. Henry Hill from various people in Worcester County; folder #6 contains miscellaneous material, 1853-1856, from Stephen Salisbury III's days at Classical High School, Worcester, and Harvard University.

Box 35, Folder 1: 1856, January - March
Box 35, Folder 2: 1856, April - May
Box 35, Folder 3: 1856, June - August
Box 35, Folder 4: 1856, September - October
Box 35, Folder 5: 1856, November - December
Box 35, Folder 6: Miscellaneous material, 1853-1856, of Stephen Salisbury III: Classical High School, Worcester; Harvard College

Box 36: Correspondence and Business Records, 1857-1858

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including numerous letters from the Hubbard Brothers; business letters from Eli Thayer (1819-1899) and Levi Linclon, Jr.; family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury III while he was in Europe, especially to Stephen Salisbury II, Catharine Dean Flint, and Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln, and receipts and bills from numerous European hotels and shops; family correspondence from Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Henry Harris Tuckerman, Catharine Dean Flint, and Waldo Flint, including a letter from Waldo Flint noting the death of Henry Hubbard; and notification of meetings of the Oread Institute and of the Council of the American Antiquarian Society.

Box 36, Folder 1: 1857, January - March
Box 36, Folder 2: 1857, April - July
Box 36, Folder 3: 1857, August - December
Box 36, Folder 4: 1858, January - June
Box 36, Folder 5: 1858, July - December

Box 37: Correspondence and Business Records, 1859-1860

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including business letters from the Hubbard Brothers, Ichabod Washburn (especially a plan of land leased by Stephen Salisbury II to I. Washburn and Moen, 4 September 1860), and various banks; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society; family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury III, Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Catharine Dean Flint, Waldo Flint, Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln, Sophia H. Holmes, Gustavus Tuckerman I, Henry Harris Tuckerman, and Edward C. Salisbury; a letter from Gustavus Tuckerman (1824-1897) announcing the death in 1860 of his father; letters from James Henry Salisbury (1823-1905) concerning acquisitions for the American Antiquarian Society.

Box 37, Folder 1: 1859, January - April
Box 37, Folder 2: 1859, May - August
Box 37, Folder 3: 1859, September - December
Box 37, Folder 4: 1860, January - April
Box 37, Folder 5: 1860, May - August
Box 37, Folder 6: 1860, September - December

Box 38: Correspondence and Business Records, 1861 January - 1862 May

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letter from Ichabod Washburn, the Hubbard Brothers, and various people requesting or repaying loans; family correspondence from Stephen Salisbury III, especially concerning political developments and letters from him while he was in Merida, the Yucatan, Mexico, late 1861 to late spring 1862 [see also, boxes #52 and #53], to Stephen Salisbury II, Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, and Catharine Dean Flint; a "relic letter" dated 8 February; family correspondence from Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury and Catharine Dean Flint, especially from Catharine Dean Flint to Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III; letters from James Henry Salisbury about drawings for the American Antiquarian Society (see first item in folder #2); folder #5 contains letters of sympathy to the family on the death of Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln Rice (Mrs. Francis Blake Rice).

Box 38, Folder 1: 1861, January - April
Box 38, Folder 2: 1861, May - July
Box 38, Folder 3: 1861, August - October
Box 38, Folder 4: 1861, November - December
Box 38, Folder 5: 1862, January - February
Box 38, Folder 6: 1862, March - May

Box 39: Correspondence and Business Records, 1862 June - 1863 December

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, especially with the Hubbard Brothers, Wilbur S. Thurston, and various people seeking or repaying loans; family correspondence, especially between Stephen Salisbury III, Stephen Salisbury II, and Catharine Dean Flint, and correspondence of Waldo Flint, John G. Tappan, Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Mercy Leach, Henry Theodore Tuckerman, Sophia H. Holmes, Edward Elbridge Salisbury, and Lucy Barrett; two letters dated 5 and 6 August 1862 from Primitivo Casares at Merida, the Yucatan, Mexico, concerning the archaeological work at Miraflores; letters (in Spanish) dated 22 November 1862, 24 November 1862, 6 December 1862, and 11 December 1862; notification that Stephen Salisbury II was elected president of the Worcester Agricultural Society, 21 October 1862; special and general orders to Lt. Col. John Walcott Wetherell (1820-1897) to report as an aide to the Governor of Massachusetts; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society; Civil War letters dated 19 February 1863 and 21 March 1863; letters from Stephen Salisbury III heading south (Baltimore, 23 March 1863; White Oak Church, Virginia, 25 and 27 March 1863); notification of 30 July 1863 that Stephen Salisbury III is excused from military service because he has secured a substitute; a letter from Francis Blake Rice while he is serving in Middlebury, Ky., 21 May 1863; a copy of the after-dinner remarks offered by Stephen Salisbury II on 22 September 1863 commemorating the centennial celebration of the Old South Meeting House; letters from family members and friends sending photographs (not included in the collection) for Stephen Salisbury II's collection.

Box 39, Folder 1: 1862, June - August
Box 39, Folder 2: 1862, September - December
Box 39, Folder 3: 1863, January - March
Box 39, Folder 4: 1863, April - June
Box 39, Folder 5: 1863, July - August
Box 39, Folder 6: 1863, September - December

Box 40: Correspondence and Business Records, 1864 January - 1866 April

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from the Hubbard Brothers and Samuel Barrett; business and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III; family correspondence of Catharine Dean Flint, Waldo Flint, Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Sophia H. Holmes, Henry Theodore Tuckerman, Henry Hubbard, Sallie D. Gilchrist, Lucy Barrett, Fanny Gardiner Lane, Stephen Salisbury Tuckerman, and Edward Elbridge Salisbury; letters addressed to Stephen Salisbury II from the Rev. Joseph H. Jones, and sympathy letters written to Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III on the death of Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury on 29 September 1864; special orders for Lt. Col. John Walcott Wetherell to report as an aide to the Governor of Massachusetts to various reviews, receptions, etc.; correspondence and reports concerning the American Antiquarian Society; a document dated 10 June 1864 concerning a substitute for Stephen Salisbury III's military obligation to the Union Army; and extracts from a letter sent by the organ committee to the trustees of the Worcester County Mechanics Association; the fifth annual report of the Worcester Free Public Library, dated 3 January 1865, given by Stephen Salisbury II, president; tributes to the memory of Edward Everett; a copy of the description of a warranty deed and the deed itself dated 30 September 1865 from Stephen Salisbury II to I. Washburn & Moen Wire Works, and a lease dated 1 April 1866 of the Grove Mills to I. Washburn & Moen Wire Works, as well as other deeds; letters from family members and friends sending Stephen Salisbury II photographs (not included in the collection).

Box 40, Folder 1: 1864, January - April
Box 40, Folder 2: 1864, May - August
Box 40, Folder 3: 1864, September - December
Box 40, Folder 4: 1865, January - July
Box 40, Folder 5: 1865, August - December
Box 40, Folder 6: 1866, January - April

Box 41: Correspondence and Business Records, 1866 May - 1867 December

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from Fogg Bros. & Bates and Hubbard Bros. & Company, Henry Hubbard, Jr. (1817- ), Charles Dean, the Rev. Joseph H. Jones; family correspondence, especially of Stephen Salisbury III, Catharine Dean Flint, Waldo Flint, Sophia H. Holmes, Lucy Barrett, M. G. Leach, Sophia May Tuckerman, Henry Theodore Tuckerman, and Fanny Gardiner Lane; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society and from Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881) during his research trip abroad; letters and notes concerning the formation of the Worcester County Free Institute of Industrial Science (also known as the Free Industrial School of Science, but hereafter known as Worcester Polytechnic Institute); letters concerning other educational institutions; several letters from Mary G. Sparks concerning gifts to the American Antiquarian Society; several letters from Harvard College classmates (1817) of Stephen Salisbury II, especially concerning fund-raising efforts and the design of Alumni Hall; folder #6 contains materials commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the settlement at the First Unitarian Church of the Rev. Dr. Alonzo Hill, including the sermon "The Pastor's Record," which he preached on 28 March 1867.

Box 41, Folder 1: 1866, May - August
Box 41, Folder 2: 1866, September - December
Box 41, Folder 3: 1867, January - March
Box 41, Folder 4: 1867, April - July
Box 41, Folder 5: 1867, August - December
Box 41, Folder 6: First Unitarian Church (Worcester, Mass.), 40th anniversary of settlement of the Rev. Alonzo Hill -- account of exercises, including sermon, 28 March 1867

Box 42: Correspondence and Business Records, 1868-1869

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, especially when he was out of town (Chicago and New York City); business correspondence from the Hubbard Brothers; real estate transactions with Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company; letters to Stephen Salisbury II from classmates, especially the Rev. Joseph H. Jones and the Rev. Seth Sweetser; family and personal correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III, Catharine Dean Flint and Waldo Flint, including a telegram from Stephen Salisbury III informing Stephen Salisbury II of the death of Catharine Dean Flint on 12 April 1869; correspondence to Stephen Salisbury II from Sallie D. Gilchrist, Sophia H. Holmes, Edward Tuckerman III, Edward Elbridge Salisbury and James Henry Salisbury; letters from Charles Dean, Emory Washburn (1800-1877), and Henry Hubbard, Jr.; and correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the Worcester Public Library, the Peabody Institute, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and other educational institutions; a plan of land sold to Stephen Salisbury II by Oran A. Kelly and Amos M. Eaton and the deed dated 18 February 1869; replies to an invitation extended by Stephen Salisbury II to the members of his Harvard College class of 1817 to attend a reunion at his home on 30 June 1869, a series of examinations from Harvard College, and a printed copy of the constitution and bylaws of the Nathaniel Thayer Club at Harvard.

Box 42, Folder 1: 1868, January - May
Box 42, Folder 2: 1868, June - September
Box 42, Folder 3: 1868, October - December
Box 42, Folder 4: 1869, January - March
Box 42, Folder 5: 1869, April - June
Box 42, Folder 6: 1869, July - October
Box 42, Folder 7: 1869, November - December

Box 43: Correspondence and Business Records, 1870-1871

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including business letters from the Hubbard Brothers, correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and other educational institutions; family and personal correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III, and considerable family correspondence from Waldo Flint to Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III; family correspondence from Sophia H. Holmes, Henry Hubbard, Jr., and Samuel Tuckerman; examinations for candidates to the freshman class at Harvard College, June 1870.

Box 43, Folder 1: 1870, January - April
Box 43, Folder 2: 1870, May - August
Box 43, Folder 3: 1870, September - December
Box 43, Folder 4: 1871, January - May
Box 43, Folder 5: 1871, June - August
Box 43, Folder 6: 1871, September - December

Box 44: Correspondence and Business Records, 1872-1873

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, especially business letters from the Hubbard Brothers; family letters, especially from Waldo Flint and Stephen Salisbury III; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Harvard University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and the Peabody Museum at Harvard; letters from Stephen Salisbury II's classmates, especially from George B. Emerson (1797-1881), David Lee Child (1794-1874), and Clough Rice Miles; letters from various people and organizations requesting donations or loans; letters praising Stephen Salisbury II's paper on the "Star Spangled Banner"; replies from members of Stephen Salisbury II's Harvard College class of 1817 to an anniversary celebration held on 24 June 1873; family letters and personal correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III; many family letters, especially from Waldo Flint to both Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III; family letters from Sophia H. Holmes, Edward Elbridge Salisbury, James Henry Salisbury, and Dr. Stephen Salisbury; a plan of land sold by Stephen Salisbury II to Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company, 5 October 1872; several letters from George H. Preble.

Box 44, Folder 1: 1872, January - June
Box 44, Folder 2: 1872, July - September
Box 44, Folder 3: 1872, October - December
Box 44, Folder 4: 1873, January - April
Box 44, Folder 5: 1873, May - July
Box 44, Folder 6: 1873, August - December

Box 45: Correspondence and Business Records, 1874-1875

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from the Hubbard Brothers and letters concerning the Ames Plow Works; various requests from individuals and organizations for donations or loans; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the Peabody Museum at Harvard University, the Peabody Academy of Science in Salem, Mass., and other educational institutions; letters from classmates of Stephen Salisbury II's (Harvard, 1817), especially from George B. Emerson and Clough Rice Miles; responses to Stephen Salisbury II's inquiries concerning the origin of the song, "John Brown's Body"; personal and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III, especially with Stephen Salisbury II; considerable family correspondence from Waldo Flint to Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III; infrequent family correspondence of Sophia H. Holmes and Edward Elbridge Salisbury; letters from John D. Washburn; two copies of Waldo Flint's will, dated 6 May 1875; an essay of Stephen Salisbury II's dated 22 January 1874 and entitle "The Best Mode of Teaching Language" (based on a letter of the same date from David L. Child); and many requests for Stephen Salisbury II's memorial of Gov. John Endecott (c.1589-1665).

Box 45, Folder 1: 1874, January - May
Box 45, Folder 2: 1874, June - August
Box 45, Folder 3: 1874, September - December
Box 45, Folder 4: 1875, January - May
Box 45, Folder 5: 1875, June - August
Box 45, Folder 6: 1875, September - December

Box 46: Correspondence and Business Records, 1876-1877

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from the Hubbard Brothers; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and other educational institutions; letters from various individuals and organizations requesting donations or loans or repaying loans; an executive order dated 23 November 1876 notifying Stephen Salisbury II that he is an elector in the Presidential election of 1876; personal and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III; family letters to Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III from Waldo Flint; family letters to Stephen Salisbury II from Sophia H. Holmes; a list, 26 June 1877, of the surviving members of the Harvard College class of 1817 and their responses to invitations to a celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the class.

Box 46, Folder 1: 1876, January - April
Box 46, Folder 2: 1876, May - July
Box 46, Folder 3: 1876, August - December
Box 46, Folder 4: 1877, January - May
Box 46, Folder 5: 1877, June - August
Box 46, Folder 6: 1877, September - December

Box 47: Correspondence and Business Records, 1878-1879

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from the Hubbard Brothers; letters from Stephen Salisbury II's classmates at Harvard College; a letter dated 28 March 1879 from Isaac Davis (1799-1883) resigning as a member of the Worcester Fire Society; family correspondence from Sophia H. Holmes and Waldo Flint and innumerable cousins; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester Public Library, Peabody Museum at Harvard University, and Harvard College; personal and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III, especially from Waldo Flint, including a letter dated 6 March 1879 from Stephen Salisbury III to Stephen Salisbury II announcing the death of Waldo Flint, and a copy of an eulogy given by Jarius Lincoln; an October 1878 description of an addition to the hall of the American Antiquarian Society (by Stephen Carpenter Earle); a deed of land to Stephen Salisbury III from Stephen Salisbury II; a list dated 1 September 1879 of the beneficiaries of the estate of Waldo Flint.

Box 47, Folder 1: 1878, January - May
Box 47, Folder 2: 1878, June - August
Box 47, Folder 3: 1878, September - December
Box 47, Folder 4: 1879, January - March
Box 47, Folder 5: 1879, April - July
Box 47, Folder 6: 1879, August - December

Box 48: Correspondence and Business Records, 1880-1881

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including letters from the Hubbard Brothers and from Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society and Worcester Polytechnic Institute; family and personal correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III; a certificate appointing Stephen Salisbury II a justice of the peace; letters from George Bancroft (1800-1891) about the American Antiquarian Society; a letter from Robert C. Winthrop (1809-1894) concerning the death of Stephen Salisbury II's classmate George B. Emerson; and a statement of contributions to Clark University by Jonas Gilman Clark (1815-1900).

Box 48, Folder 1: 1880, January - April
Box 48, Folder 2: 1880, May - August
Box 48, Folder 3: 1880, September - December
Box 48, Folder 4: 1881, January - March
Box 48, Folder 5: 1881, April - June
Box 48, Folder 6: 1881, July - December

Box 49: Correspondence and Business Records, 1882

Business papers and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Peabody Museum, and an observatory for Harvard University; personal and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III; a letter from George Bancroft concerning the American Antiquarian Society, and one from Frank Spooner Churchill, Harvard, 1886, concerning the establishment of a scholarship funded by the Class of 1817; a folder of correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II concerning Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Box 49, Folder 1: 1882, January - April
Box 49, Folder 2: 1882, May - October
Box 49, Folder 3: 1882, November - December

Box 50: Correspondence and Business Records, 1883-1884

Business and family correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, including numerous thank-you notes to Stephen Salisbury II for gifts; a letter from Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company concerning the rental of property; correspondence concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Harvard University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute; business, personal, and family letters from Stephen Salisbury III, including canceled checks; letters from George Bancroft concerning the American Antiquarian Society; a memorandum of the expenses and earnings of the Worcester and Nashua Railroad Company; letters, 1884, written to Stephen Salisbury III on the death of his father.

Box 50, Folder 1: 1883, January - March
Box 50, Folder 2: 1883, April - July
Box 50, Folder 3: 1883, August - December
Box 50, Folder 4: Letters of condolence on the death of Stephen Salisbury II, 1884
Box 50, Folder 5: Letters of condolence on the death of Stephen Salisbury II, 1884

Box 51: Correspondence and Business Records, 1884-1916

Business correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II, and newsclippings concerning his death and funeral, 1884; letters from heirs of Stephen Salisbury II acknowledging that they received their shares of the estate; business correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III, including correspondence, deeds, agreements, and accounts of a court case with Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company concerning water rights of Salisbury Pond; letters to Stephen Salisbury III acknowledging gifts given to Harvard University, Massachusetts Historical Society, the city of Worcester, and other institutions; copies of a speech which Stephen Salisbury III gave in 1890 at Clark University; a certificate informing Stephen Salisbury III of his election to the Massachusetts Senate; inventories of silver, 1889 and 1891; wills of Stephen Salisbury III for 1872, 1884, 1888, and 1896; a letter from Lyman A. Ely to Bayard Tuckerman (1855-1923) stating that Stephen Salisbury III cannot live long; a notice of the death of Stephen Salisbury III in 1905; lists of heirs and accounts of Stephen Salisbury III's estate; records of lands purchased and sold by the Salisbury family, 1768-1916; correspondence between executors of the estate of Stephen Salisbury III, including letters acknowledging those shares received; a lease of land from the Worcester Art Museum to American Steel and Wire Company in 1916.

Box 51, Folder 1: 1884, January - April
Box 51, Folder 2: 1884, May - December
Box 51, Folder 3: 1885 - 1889
Box 51, Folder 4: 1890 - 1904
Box 51, Folder 5: 1905 - 1916

Box 52: Stephen Salisbury III,Papers of Central America, 1880-1909
[see also, box 38]

Letters, many in Spanish, from people in Central America to Stephen Salisbury III concerning archaeology and the Central American Indians, with some personal correspondence--letterwriters include Andre Aznar Perez (1831-1894), Augustus Le Plongeon (1826-1908), Louis Henri Ayme (1855-1912), Philipp Johann Josef Valentini (1828-1899), Stephen Salisbury III's college roommate David Casares (1835-1914), and others; letters from C. P. Bowditch and Edward H. Thompson concerning the estate of Stephen Salisbury III, 1905-1909; a 1903 essay in Merida, the Yucatan, Mexico (in Spanish); a letter, 1877, addressed to the Governor of the Yucatan by Le Plongeon protesting mistreatment of artifacts, with a refutation by Ayme.

Box 52, Folder 1: Letters: Central America, 1880 - 1882
Box 52, Folder 2: Letters: Central America, 1883 - 1887
Box 52, Folder 3: Letters: Central America, 1888 - 1905
Box 52, Folder 4: Letters: Central America and C. P. Bowditch's estate claims, 1906 - 1909

Box 53: Stephen Salisbury III,Papers of Central America, 1861-1899
[see also, box 38]

Notes on articles written or translated by Stephen Salisbury III concerning Central America, including the following which appeared in the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society: "The Mexican Calendar Stone" (April, 1878), "Terra Cotta Figures from Mujeres" (April, 1878), and others; notes of Philipp Johann Josef Valentini's article titled, "Mexican Copper Tools" (AAS Proceedings, April 1879) and other notes for articles by Valentini, Augustus Le Plongeon, and A. F. Bandelier (1840-1917); a sketch by Le Plongeon of the Kukulean pyramid; a folder of undated or unsigned letters concerning Central America.

Box 53, Folder 1: Undated and unidentified notes on Central America
Box 53, Folder 2: Letters: Central America, 1877 - Correspondence concerning articles in AAS Proceedings
Box 53, Folder 3: Letters: Central America, 1861 - 1878
Box 53, Folder 4: Letters: Central America, 1879
Box 53, Folder 5: Letters: Central America, 1880 - 1899
Box 53, Folder 6: Central America Notes, 1878 - 1879

Receipted Bills, 1768 - 1889

Boxes 54 through 59 contain miscellaneous bills and receipts of the Salisbury Family from a variety of sources, arranged chronologically.

Box 54: Receipted Bills, 1768-1819

Box 54, Folder 1: 1768 - 1807
Box 54, Folder 2: 1808 - 1810
Box 54, Folder 3: 1811 - 1815
Box 54, Folder 4: 1816 - 1819

Box 55: Receipted Bills, 1820-1829

Box 55, Folder 1: 1820 - 1823
Box 55, Folder 2: 1824 - 1826
Box 55, Folder 3: 1827 - 1829

Box 56: Receipted Bills, 1830-1839

Box 56, Folder 1: 1830
Box 56, Folder 2: 1831
Box 56, Folder 3: 1832 - 1836
Box 56, Folder 4: 1837 - 1839

Box 57: Receipted Bills, 1840-1851

Box 57, Folder 1: 1840
Box 57, Folder 2: 1841 - 1844
Box 57, Folder 3: 1845 - 1849
Box 57, Folder 4: 1850 - 1851

Box 58: Receipted Bills, 1852-1869; Post Office Box Rental Receipts, 1851-1869; Receipts from Europe, 1858

Box 58, Folder 1: P.O. Box rentals, 1851 - 1869; Europe, 1858
Box 58, Folder 2: 1852 - 1854
Box 58, Folder 3: 1855 - 1859
Box 58, Folder 4: 1860 - 1867
Box 58, Folder 5: 1868 - 1869

Box 59: Receipted Bills, 1870-1889

Box 59, Folder 1: 1870 - 1877
Box 59, Folder 2: 1878 - 1879
Box 59, Folder 3: 1880 - 1882
Box 59, Folder 4: 1883 - 1889

Box 60: Genealogical Memoranda [2 folders]

Will of Josiah Salisbury (1734- ); a genealogy of the Salisbury family, 1857; extracts of the Salisbury family in the town records of Swansea, Mass.; notes and letters on the Salisbury family genealogy by Stephen Salisbury III; genealogy compiled in 1889 by Stephen Salisbury III and sent to the New England Historic and Genealogical Society, including a list of accomplishments of Stephen Salisbury III; genealogy of Edward Dillingham Bangs; and genealogical notes on the Chandler and Paine families of Worcester and families related to the Salisbury family.

Box 61: Miscellaneous and Undated Family Correspondence

Undated family letters from members of the Salisbury Family, Tuckerman Family, Hubbard Family, Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard, Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln, and others related to the Salisbury family.

Box 61, Folder 1: Undated correspondence of Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III
Box 61, Folder 2: Undated letters of Eliza Tuckerman Weir
Box 61, Folder 3: Undated letters of Gustavus Tuckerman I
Box 61, Folder 4: Undated, miscellaneous family letters

Box 62: Miscellaneous and Undated Papers

Notes for undated commencement speeches; unidentified poetry; undated law notes of Stephen Salisbury II or Stephen Salisbury III; cost estimate for an unknown schoolhouse; caricature of Stephen Salisbury II playing billiards, 1846; list of members of the Friendly Book Society; statement of population and manufacturing capabilities of Worcester, Mass., and Nashua, N.H., and other towns, c.1844; an agreement between the Worcester and Nashua Railroad Company and the Peterborough and Shirley Railroad; instructions for the treatment of a leg ulcer afflicting Stephen Salisbury I; letter requesting funds to complete the Bunker Hill Monument; two surveys of land near Highland Street, Worcester; incomplete, unsigned, or undated letters and memoranda; two folders containing letter-wrappers, 1771-1796.

Box 62, Folders 1-5: Miscellaneous undated or unsigned letters
Box 62, Folders 6-7: Wrappers to Stephen Salisbury

Box 63: Diaries, journals, and account books kept by Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury, and Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury

Box 63, Volume 1: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Account book of household expenses, 1828-1851
Box 63, Volume 2: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Account book of accounts with Harrison Bliss, 1841-1843
Box 63, Volume 3: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Diary record of her son's [SS II] correspondence from Europe, 1829-31
Box 63, Volume 4: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Diary, 1837 - 1839
Box 63, Volume 5: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Diary, 1841 - 1842
Box 63, Volume 6: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, Diary, 1846 - 1847; 1849
Box 63, Volume 7: Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Account book of household expenses, 1830 - 1839
Box 63, Volume 8: Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Account book of household expenses, 1837 - 1842
Box 63, Volume 9: Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Account book of household expenses, 1840
Box 63, Volume 10: Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, Diary record of her last illness, 1842-1843 (kept by SS II)
Box 63, Volume 11: Nancy Hoard Linclon Salisbury, Account book of household expenses, 1849 - 1850
Box 63, Volume 12: Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury, Account book of household expenses, 1851 - 1852
Box 63, Volume 13: Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury, Diary, 1852
Box 63, Volume 14: Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Diary of European trip, 1848
Box 63, Volume 15: Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Journal of social engagements, 1860 - 1862
Box 63, Volume 16: Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Journal of social engagements, 1863 - 1864
Box 63, Volume 17: Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Diary, 1863
Box 63, Volume 18: Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Diary, 1864

Box 64: Small volumes of Stephen Salisbury II

Box 64, Volume 1: 1857
Box 64, Volume 2: 1858
Box 64, Volume 3: 1859
Box 64, Volume 4: 1860
Box 64, Volume 5: 1861
Box 64, Volume 6: 1862
Box 64, Volume 7: 1863
Box 64, Volume 8: 1864
Box 64, Volume 9: 1865
Box 64, Volume 10: 1866
Box 64, Volume 11: 1867
Box 64, Volume 12: 1868
Box 64, Volume 13: 1869
Box 64, Volume 14: 1870
Box 64, Volume 15: 1871
Box 64, Volume 16: 1872
Box 64, Volume 17: 1873
Box 64, Volume 18: 1874
Box 64, Volume 19: 1875
Box 64, Volume 20: 1876
Box 64, Volume 21: 1877
Box 64, Volume 22: 1878
Box 64, Volume 23: 1879
Box 64, Volume 24: 1880
Box 64, Volume 25: 1881
Box 64, Volume 26: 1882
Box 64, Volume 27: 1883
Box 64, Volume 28: 1884

Box 65: Small volumes of Stephen Salisbury II and Stephen Salisbury III et al.

Box 65, Volume 1: Stephen Salisbury II, Passport, 1830
Box 65, Volume 2: Stephen Salisbury II, Passport, 1831
Box 65, Volume 3: Stephen Salisbury II, Journal of calls received and returned, 1847-1859 (by MGBS)
Box 65, Volume 4: Stephen Salisbury II, Notebook, 1850, containing miscellaneous personal memoranda
Box 65, Volume 5: Stephen Salisbury II, Journal of trip to California, 1870
Box 65, Volume 6: Stephen Salisbury II, Journal of trip to Midwest, 1871
Box 65, Volume 7: Stephen Salisbury II, Checkbook stubs, 1854-1858
Box 65, Volume 8: Stephen Salisbury III, Penmanship book
Box 65, Volume 9: Stephen Salisbury III, Penmanship book
Box 65, Volume 10: Stephen Salisbury III, Penmanship books, 1840
Box 65, Volume 11: Stephen Salisbury III, Penmanship book, 1847?
Box 65, Volume 12: Stephen Salisbury III, Account book, 1849-1850
Box 65, Volume 13: Stephen Salisbury III, Account book, 1851-1852
Box 65, Volume 14: Stephen Salisbury III, Account book, 1852-1855
Box 65, Volume 15: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1848
Box 65, Volume 16: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1850
Box 65, Volume 17: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1852
Box 65, Volume 18: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1853
Box 65, Volume 19: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1854
Box 65, Volume 20: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1855
Box 65, Volume 21: Stephen Salisbury III, Diary, 1856
Box 65, Volume 22: Stephen Salisbury III, Notebook, 1858
Box 65, Volume 23: Stephen Salisbury III, Passport, 1858

Box 66a: Small volumes of Stephen Salisbury III

Box 66a, Volume 1: 1857
Box 66a, Volume 2: 1858
Box 66a, Volume 3: 1859
Box 66a, Volume 4: 1860
Box 66a, Volume 5a: 1861
Box 66a, Volume 5b: 1861
Box 66a, Volume 6: 1862
Box 66a, Volume 7: 1863
Box 66a, Volume 8: 1864
Box 66a, Volume 9: 1865
Box 66a, Volume 10: 1866
Box 66a, Volume 11: 1867
Box 66a, Volume 12: 1868
Box 66a, Volume 13: 1869
Box 66a, Volume 14: 1870
Box 66a, Volume 15: 1871
Box 66a, Volume 16: 1872
Box 66a, Volume 17: 1873
Box 66a, Volume 18: 1873
Box 66a, Volume 19: 1874
Box 66a, Volume 20: 1874

Box 66b: Small volumes of Stephen Salisbury III

Box 66b, Volume 21: 1875
Box 66b, Volume 22: 1875
Box 66b, Volume 23: 1876
Box 66b, Volume 24: 1877
Box 66b, Volume 25: 1878
Box 66b, Volume 26: 1879
Box 66b, Volume 27: 1880
Box 66b, Volume 28: 1881
Box 66b, Volume 29: 1882
Box 66b, Volume 30: 1883
Box 66b, Volume 31: 1884
Box 66b, Volume 32: 1885
Box 66b, Volume 33: 1886
Box 66b, Volume 34: 1887
Box 66b, Volume 35: 1888
Box 66b, Volume 36: 1889
Box 66b, Volume 37: 1890
Box 66b, Volume 38: 1891
Box 66b, Volume 39: 1893
Box 66b, Volume 40: 1894
Box 66b, Volume 41: 1895
Box 66b, Volume 42: 1896
Box 66b, Volume 43: 1897
Box 66b, Volume 44: 1899
Box 66b, Volume 45: 1900
Box 66b, Volume 46: 1901
Box 66b, Volume 47: 1902
Box 66b, Volume 48: 1903
Box 66b, Volume 49: 1904
Box 66b, Volume 50: 1905

Box 67: Small volumes of Stephen Salisbury III

Box 67, Volume 1: Letterbook containing correspondence of Stephen Salisbury III while he was in Europe (copied by Catharine Dean Flint), 28 August 1856-18 August 1857
Box 67, Volume 2: Letterbook ... Europe, 9 September 1856-10 December 1856
Box 67, Volume 3: Letterbook ... Europe, 22 November 1856-7 May 1857
Box 67, Volume 4: Letterbook ... Europe, 27 August 1857-5 April 1858
Box 67, Volume 5: Journal, European trip, 1858-1859
Box 67, Volume 6: Journal, Cuban and Mexican trip, 28 October 1861-11 August 1862
Box 67, Volume 7: Journal, Cuban and Mexican trip, 12 September 1862-6 February 1863
Box 67, Volume 8: Journal, Mexican trip, 1886
Box 67, Volume 9: Account book of Boston, Barre and Gardner Railroad Company, 1879-1884
Box 67, Volume 10: Account book of Irish Relief Committee, 1880-1884
Box 67, Volume 11: Account book of estate of Clarissa Sikes, with Stephen Salisbury III as executor, 1882-1884
Box 67, Volume 12: Account book of expenses as state senator, 1887-1894
Box 67, Volume 13: Account book of stocks and bonds, 1873-1886
Box 67, Volume 14: Account book of stocks and bonds, 1887-1890
Box 67, Volume 15: Account book of stocks and bonds, 1895-1898
Box 67, Volume 16: Account book of stocks and bonds, 1899-1902
Box 67, Volume 17: Library card catalog
Box 67, Volume 18: Undated law notes

Octavo Volumes

Octavo Volume 1: Nicholas Salisbury, Receipt Book, 1725-1747
Octavo Volume 2: Nicholas Salisbury, Receipt Book, 1748, 1756-1761, 1773-1784--with entries of Martha Saunders Salisbury, Josiah Salisbury, Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I
Octavo Volume 3: Nicholas Salisbury, Index to Receipt Book #2
Octavo Volume 4: Martha Saunders Salisbury, Account Book, 1753-1773--of stock and securities
Octavo Volume 5: Martha Saunders Salisbury, Inventory of estate of Martha Saunders Salisbury
Octavo Volume 6: Samuel Salisbury I, Journal of a tour of England, 1766 (No. 1)
Octavo Volume 7: Samuel Salisbury I, Journal of a tour of England, 1766 (No. 2)
Octavo Volume 8: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Petty Ledger, 1768-1770--of general merchandise
Octavo Volume 9: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1767-1775--of general merchandise
Octavo Volume 10: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1772-1775--of bank notes purchased
Octavo Volume 11: Stephen Salisbury I, Legal Notes, 1794--on civil and common law
Octavo Volume 12: Stephen Salisbury I, Legal Notes, 1798-1805
Octavo Volume 13: Stephen Salisbury I, Inventory of Books, 1814
Octavo Volume 14: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1805-1829
Octavo Volume 15: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1818-1822
Octavo Volume 16: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1818-1824
Octavo Volume 17: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1822-1824
Octavo Volume 18: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1824-1827
Octavo Volume 19: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1824-1829
Octavo Volume 20: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1827-1829
Octavo Volume 21: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Accounts, 1807-1810--of haying and farm produce
Octavo Volume 22: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Accounts, 1812-1820--of haying and farm produce
Octavo Volume 23: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Accounts, 1797-1814--including labor agreements, amount of sugar and rum consumed by employees
Octavo Volume 24: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Accounts, 1807-1826--including labor agreements, amount of sugar and rum consumed by employees
Octavo Volume 25: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Accounts, 1826-1840--including labor agreements, amount of sugar and rum consumed by employees
Octavo Volume 26: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Accounts, 1822-1828--including alphabet to Mansion farm lots
Octavo Volume 27: Stephen Salisbury I, Farm Receipt Book, 1824-1837--with entries by Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury
Octavo Volume 28: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1819-1829--of estate of John W. Hubbard with SS I as executor
Octavo Volume 29: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1829--of estate of SS I (kept by SS II)
Octavo Volume 30: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1829-1831--containing estate records of SS I (kept by SS II)
Octavo Volume 31: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1829-1832--containing estate records of Stephen Salisbury I (kept by Stephen Salisbury II)
Octavo Volume 32: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1829-1833--containing estate records of Stephen Salisbury I (kept by Stephen Salisbury II)
Octavo Volume 33: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1825-1842--of interest, rents, etc.
Octavo Volume 34: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1812-1845--of stocks, bonds, insurance
Octavo Volume 35: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1830-1832--of farm produce
Octavo Volume 36: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1842-1851--of farm produce
Octavo Volume 37: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1852-1859--of farm produce
Octavo Volume 38: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1847-1884; 1884-1905--of domestic help; continued by Stephen Salisbury III, 1884-1905
Octavo Volume 39: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1832-1837--of farm and labor expenses and agreements, house expenses, and accounts with the Manufacturing Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Octavo Volume 40: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1828-1833--of farm and labor expenses and agreements, house expenses, and accounts with the Manufacturing Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Octavo Volume 41: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1840-1866--of farm and labor expenses and agreements, house expenses, and accounts with the Manufacturing Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Octavo Volume 42: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1836
Octavo Volume 43: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1841-1842
Octavo Volume 44: Stephen Salisbury I, Bank Book, 1832-1835
Octavo Volume 45: Stephen Salisbury I, Checkbook stubs, 1836-1850
Octavo Volume 46: Stephen Salisbury I, Register, 1847-1850--of bank notes
Octavo Volume 47: Stephen Salisbury I, Register, 1850-1856--of bank notes
Octavo Volume 48: Stephen Salisbury I, Register, 1850-1852--of bank notes
Octavo Volume 49: Stephen Salisbury I, Report, 1846--of Banking Committee
Octavo Volume 50: Stephen Salisbury I, Report, 1847--of Banking Committee
Octavo Volume 51: Stephen Salisbury I, Report, 1846--of Banking Committee
Octavo Volume 52: Stephen Salisbury I, Report, 1847--of Banking Committee
Octavo Volume 53: Stephen Salisbury I, Report, 1847--of Banking Committee
Octavo Volume 54: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1849-1850 --(kept when he was aged 14-15)
Octavo Volume 55: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1855-1856--on class lectures at Harvard University
Octavo Volume 56: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1859-1860--on law cases
Octavo Volume 57: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1859-1860--on law cases
Octavo Volume 58: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1859-1860--on law cases
Octavo Volume 59: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1859-1861--on law cases
Octavo Volume 60: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1860-1861--on law cases
Octavo Volume 61: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notes, 1861--on law cases
Octavo Volume 62: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Genealogical notes, 1856--concerning Salisbury Family; with loose items
Octavo Volume 63: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1862-1896--concerning entertainment expenses
Octavo Volume 64: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1868--of bequests (of an unidentified woman) to be handled by Sarah Gilchrist
Octavo Volume 65: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Report of the directors of the Boston, Barre and Gardner Railroad, 1878[this volume is missing]
Octavo Volume 66: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Report and Accounts, 1878--concerning the New England Fair
Octavo Volume 67: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Report and Accounts, 1878--concerning the New England Fair
Octavo Volume 68: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Report and Accounts, 1879--concerning the New England Fair
Octavo Volume 69: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notebook, 1881-1888--of railroad business (kept for Stephen Salisbury III by his secretary)
Octavo Volume 70: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Subscription List, c.1884--for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece
Octavo Volume 71: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1876-1888--of cash expenditures
Octavo Volume 72: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1877-1880--concerning the construction of the Loring and Blake Organ Factory
Octavo Volume 73: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1879-1881--concerning the construction of the Grove Street Dye House
Octavo Volume 74: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Account Book, 1880-1881--concerning the construction of the Summer Street Building
Octavo Volume 75: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Notebook, 1893--(kept by Stephen Salisbury III, as chairman of the Committee on Education in the Massachusetts State Senate)
Octavo Volume 76: Stephen Salisbury III et al., Journal, 1894 January - April--on bank business

Folio Volumes

Folio Volume 1: Josiah Salisbury I, Invoice and Letterbook, 1756-1760; 1769-1773--concerning imports; with accounts of Stephen and Samuel Salisbury, 1769-1773
Folio Volume 2: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Petty Ledger, 1757-1783
Folio Volume 3: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Great Ledger, 1767-1814
Folio Volume 4: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Index to Great Ledger, undated
Folio Volume 5: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Inventory Book, 1767-1781
Folio Volume 6: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Inventory Book, 1771-1775--with a list of notes of hand
Folio Volume 7: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Daybook, 1771-1782
Folio Volume 8: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Petty Ledger, 1773-1778
Folio Volume 9: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Inventory and Daybook, 1767-1775
Folio Volume 10: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Inventory, 1775--of merchandise left in Boston during the Siege
Folio Volume 11: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Ledger and Wastebook, 1813-1858; 1814-1828; 1835-1840
Folio Volume 12: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1778-1797--of taxes for parish, town, county, and state
Folio Volume 13: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1800-1828--of livestock; also contains entries omitted from Wastebook, 1791-1828
Folio Volume 14: Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book,1795-1828--of household labors and repairs; with a plan and elevation of the Mansion House
Folio Volume 15: Stephen Salisbury I, Inventory Book, 1812--of personal items, livestock, real estate, bank notes, books, etc.
Folio Volume 16: Stephen Salisbury I, Investment Ledgers, 1818-1830
Folio Volume 17: Stephen Salisbury II, Account Book, 1829-1846--of real estate, rents, farm, etc.; with accounts as guardian of Rebekah Scott Dean, 1829-1835
Folio Volume 18: Stephen Salisbury II, Letterbook, 1826-1841
Folio Volume 19: Stephen Salisbury II, Letterbook, 1841-1854
Folio Volume 20: Stephen Salisbury II, Letterbook, 1837-1868
Folio Volume 21: Stephen Salisbury II, Letterbook, 1861-1869
Folio Volume 22: Stephen Salisbury II, Letterbook, 1869-1884
Folio Volume 23: Stephen Salisbury II, Account Book, 1873-1874--of the plow factory

Oversize Volume

Oversize Volume 1: Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I, Account Book, 1783-1810--of general merchandise  

Octavo Volume 1

 

Diary, 1812

Octavo Volume 2

 

Diary, 1814-1815

Octavo Volumes 3-10

 

Sermons, 1813-1824

     

About this collection

Nicholas Salisbury (1694-1748), the son of John Salisbury ( - ), who came from England and settled in Boston, Mass., was born on 20 August 1694. Nicholas was a merchant in Boston. He married, on 1 October 1724, Martha Saunders (1704-1792). They had two children: Samuel I and Stephen I. Samuel Salisbury I (1739-1818), the son of Nicholas and Martha Saunders Salisbury, was an importer and merchant in Boston and was deacon of Boston's Old South Church for twenty-four years. He married Elizabeth Sewall (1750-1789) and after her death, he married Abigail Snow ( - ). Stephen Salisbury I (1746-1829), the son of Nicholas and Martha Saunders Salisbury, was born in Boston on 25 September 1746. He was in partnership with his brother, Samuel, importing hardware and merchandise from England and the West Indies. In 1767, Stephen came to Worcester, Mass. to establish a branch store which thrived due to his ability to cater to individuals as well as to other merchants. Stephen made Worcester his permanent home when in 1771 he purchased the farm adjacent to his store and built a large house there. He married, on 31 January 1797, Elizabeth Tuckerman (1768-1851), the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Tuckerman of Boston. They had one son, Stephen II. In politics Stephen I was a Whig and served on several committees during the American Revolution. Stephen Salisbury II (1798-1884), the son of Stephen and Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, was born in Worcester on 8 March 1798. After attending local grammar schools and the Leicester Academy in Leicester, Mass., Stephen was graduated from Harvard College with honors in 1817. He studied law in the office of Samuel M'Gregore Burnside (1783-1850) and was admitted to the Wrocester bar but chose instead a career in business and became one of the most influential local businessmen of his time. He was the treasurer of the Blackstone Canal Company and became president of the Worcester Bank in 1845, as well as a director and president of the Worcester and Nashua Railroad. Stephen built the factory know as Court Mills with buildings on Prescott Street, Union Street, and Grove Street, as well as numerous shops and houses in the Lincoln Square area of Worcester. He was a selectman and an alderman for Worcester and served as a state representative and senator. He was a member and served as a councillor and president of the American Antiquarian Society. He was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and served as a founder, benefactor, and the first president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. In 1875, he was awarded the doctor of laws degree from Harvard and was named an overseer of that college. He married, on 7 November 1833, Rebekah Scott Dean (1812-1843), of Charlestown, N.H. They had one son, Stephen III. Stephen II married, in 1850, Nancy Hoard Lincoln (1820-1852), the widow of Captain George Lincoln. He married, in 1855, Mary Grosvenor Bangs (1800-1864), the widow of Edward Dillingham Bangs (1790-1838). Stephen Salisbury II died, on 24 August 1884, in Worcester.

Stephen Salisbury III (1835-1905), the son of Stephen and Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, was born in Worcester on 31 March 1835. He attended various public and private schools. He was graduated from Harvard College in 1856 and continued his studies abroad in Berlin and Paris. Returning home in 1858, he entered Harvard Law School and received his degree in 1861. In 1862, he made the first of two visits to Central America to study the ruins of the Mayan Indians. Stephen had a wide range of business interests, serving as a trustee of the State Mutual Life Assurance Company, as a director and president of the Worcester National Bank, as a trustee and president of Worcester County Institution for Savings, and as a director of the Worcester and Nashua Railroad Company as well as of the Boston, Barre, and Gardner Railroad. He was active in local politics and served as a state senator, 1893-1895, becoming chairman of several committees. Stephen supported numerous charitable and educational institutions and donated large sums of money to, among others, the Worcester Lyceum, Natural History Society, Worcester County Agricultural Society, the Music Hall Association, the Memorial Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, the Peabody Museum at Harvard, the Massachusetts Historical Society, Worcester City Hospital, Clark University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and the Worcester Art Museum. The organization to which he was most attached was the American Antiquarian Society of which he became a member in 1863 and for which he served as a councillor and president from 1887 until his death. He wrote several articles on Central American archaeology and other subjects which were published in the _Proceedings_ of the American Antiquarian Society. He never married and died, in Worcester, on 16 November 1905.

This extensive collection concerns the Salisbury family whose members lived in Boston and Worcester, Mass., during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Important family figures represented in this collection are Nicholas Salisbury, his wife Martha Saunders Salisbury, and their two sons Samuel I and Stephen I; Stephen I's wife Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and their son Stephen Salisbury II; Stephen Salisbury II's wife Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury and their son Stephen Salisbury III, Stephen II's second wife Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury, and Stephen II's third wife Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury. There is also substantial material from members of the extended family, including Daniel Waldo (1724-1808), Samuel Barrett (1738-1798), and Benjamin Greene (1715-1776), brothers-in-law of Samuel Salisbury I and Stephen Salisbury I; Edward Tuckerman II (1775-1843), George Washington Tuckerman (1775?-1837), and Gustavus Tuckerman I (1785-1860), brothers of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury; Waldo Flint (1794-1879) and his wife Catharine Dean Flint (1802-1869), sister of Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury; and Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln (1840-1861), daughter of Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury. The papers of Nicholas and Martha Saunders Salisbury include deeds, wills, powers of attorney, and business papers. There are also two receipt books, 1725-1784, and account book, 1753-1773, and a 1793 inventory of the estate of Martha Saunders Salisbury.

The papers of Samuel Salisbury I include deeds, powers of attorney, indentures, and other legal documents. There are also bills, receipts, and business correspondence between him and his customers and wholesalers in England. There is considerable business and family correspondence with his brother Stephen Salisbury I which offers extensive political, financial, religious, and social commentary. Business and family correspondence with his brothers-in-law, the merchants Daniel Waldo, Samuel Barrett, and Benjamin Greene, is also included. There are also two journals, 1769-1775, which Samuel I kept while on a tour of England.

The papers of Stephen Salisbury I include powers of attorney, indentures, deeds (including the deed for the Salisbury farm from John Hancock), and other legal documents. The business papers include orders, receipts, and requests for loans from customers. There is also correspondence to wholesalers in England and other merchants and manufacturers in America. There is extensive correspondence with his brother Samuel I, including requests for goods, money, advice, and information, as well as family correspondence and commentary on political and social developments before, during, and after the American Revolution. There is business and family correspondence with his brothers-in-law, the merchants Daniel Waldo, Samuel Barrett, Benjamin Greene, and Edward Tuckerman II. There is also business correspondence with Josiah Salisbury II (1781-1826) and Cleveland and Fling Company who managed Stephen I's investments. Family correspondence includes that with his wife Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury and her brothers Henry Harris Tuckerman (1783-1860), George Washington Tuckerman, and Gustavus Tuckerman I. Correspondence with his son Stephen Salisbury II especially concerned Stephen II's education at Leicester Academy, and at Harvard College. Furthermore, there are ledgers, account books, and inventory books dated 1757-1814 for Samuel I's and Stephen I's Boston and Worcester stores; Stephen I's farm account books, 1797-1829, bank books for 1812-1829, legal notes for the years 1798-1805, and estate account books, 1827-1831; and plans, sketches, and accounts for the Worcester store, farm, and mansion.

The papers of Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury include correspondence with her husband Stephen I and with her son Stephen II, as well as with her brothers Edward Tuckerman II, George Washington Tuckerman, The Reverend Joseph Tuckerman (1778-1840), Henry Harris Tuckerman, and Gustavus Tuckerman, and their wives. In addition, there is correspondence to the Reverend Charles Augustus Goodrich (1790-1862) requesting his dismissal from the Old South Church of Worcester. There are also household account books, 1828-1851, diaries for the years 1837-1839 and 1841-1849, and a record of Stephen II's correspondence from Europe, 1841-1849. The papers of Stephen Salisbury II include legal, business, financial, family, personal, and philanthropic correspondence. there are numerous receipts, bills, and orders for goods. The principal business correspondets include the Boston brokerage firm of the Hubbard Bros.: Ichabod Washburn (1798-1868), especially concerning mills in Worcester; Rejoice Newton (1782-1868), Eli Thayer (1819-1899), George Bancroft (1800-1891), Daniel Waldo Lincoln (1813-1880), Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), and others. There is considerable business and financial correspondence concerning the Blackstone Canal Company, the Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company, the Worcester and Nashua Branch Railroad, Washburn and Moen Mfg. Company, the Ames Plow Works, and others. Among the principal family correspondents of Stephen II are his mother Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury, his first wife Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, her sister Catharine Dean Flint, Catharine's husband Waldo Flint, Stephen II's second wife Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury and her daughter Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln, Stephen II's third wife Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, Henry Hubbard (1784-1857), Elizabeth Lucretia Weir Hubbard Edwards ( -1841), Gustavus Tuckerman I, and Edward Tuckerman II. There are also requests for and payments of loans, letters from Harvard classmates, letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) about paintings, and letters praising Stephen II's article on "The Star-Spangled Banner." There is correspondence conerning the American Antiquarian Society, Harvard College, and other educational institutions. There are journals of his trips in 1841-1843 to Georgia, in 1870 to California, and in 1871 to the Midwest; passports, 1830, 1831; a log of visitors to his home for the years 1847-1857; an 1850 notebook; diaries for the years 1857 through 1884; account books for the farm, house, and stocks, 1825-1863; bank books, 1832-1842; reports for the state senate committee on banking, c.1870s; checkbook stubs; and plans, sketches, and accounts of the Salisbury home and farm.

The papers of Rebekah Scott Dean Salisbury, first wife of Stephen II and mother of Stephen III, include family correspondence with her husband and with her sister Catharine Dean Flint. There are also household account books, 1830-1839, and a diary with an account of her terminal illness. The papers of Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury, second wife of Stephen II, include family correspondence with her husband and with his son, Stephen III. There is also household account books, 1849-1852, and an 1852 diary. The papers of Mary Grosvenor Bangs Salisbury, third wife of Stephen II, include family correspondence with her husband and with his son, Stephen III. There is also a journal of social events, 1861-1864, and diaries for the years 1863 and 1864.

The papers of Stephen Salisbury III include business, personal, and family correspondence, as well as legal papers, receipts, and bills. His principal family correspondents include his father Stephen II, his mother's sister Catharine Dean Flint and her husband Waldo Flint, and Georgianna DeVillers Lincoln, the daughter of his father's second wife, Nancy Hoard Lincoln Salisbury. There is substantially more family correspondence while Stephen III was in Europe, 1856-1858, and in Central America, 1861-1862 and 1886. Stephen III's business correspondence concerns the Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company, the Ames Plow Works, the Loring and Blake Organ Factory, and other manufacturers leasing buildings from Salisbury. There are also letters concerning the Worcester and Nashua Railroad Company and the Boston, Barre, and Gardner Railroad, as well as letters about stocks, bonds, banking, and requests for or repayments of loans and the sale of real estate. Personal correspondence includes letters from George Bancroft and letter concerning the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the Peabody Museum at Harvard, Harvard University, and other educational institutions. There are also letters from Louis Henri Ayme (1855-1912), Philipp Johann Josef Valentini (1828-1899), Andre Aznar Perez (1831-1894), Augustus Le Plongeon (1826-1908), and others, concerning Central American archaeology. There are also legal notes, deeds of land purchased from Stephen Salisbury II for $1.00, wills dated 1872, 1884, 1888, and 1896, as well as a transcript for the 1890 court case of Salisbury v. Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company concerning water rights. There are notes for essays, speeches, and addresses given by Stephen III and papers concerning the estate of Stephen II. Included also are genealogical materials for the Salisbury family and related families and transcripts of articles appearing in the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society. There are also diaries for the years 1848, 1850, and 1852-1904, an 1858 passport, journals of his European trip in 1858 and for his Central American trips in 1861-1862, 1886, and 1894. Finally, there are personal and business account books and notebooks, as well as a genealogical notebook and a card catalog of his library.


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