Daniel L. Winsor Letter (1836)
Scope and Content: The collection consists of one letter from Daniel Loring Winsor in New Orleans to Thatcher Magoun in Boston, dated Jan. 27, 1836 while he was the captain of the ship Timoleon. The letter discusses the purchase and loading of cotton.
Biographical Information: Daniel Loring Winsor (1804-1882) was a ship captain and agent for Magoun & Son, Boston ship owners. He was the son of Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. and Hannah Loring. Winsor and his wife, the former Sally Bartlett Sampson, lived in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The couple’s daughter, Georgianna Lloyd Winsor (1830-1840) died at age 11 of paralysis. Their other child was a son, George Lloyd Winsor (1843-1919).
Organization: The collection consists of one item in one folder.