Daniel Loring Winsor papers, 1829-1869 | Louisiana Research Collection
By Jazmin Smith
Predominant Dates:1844 & 1847
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 63
Primary Creator: Winsor, Daniel Loring, b. 1804.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of 1 box. It is 1.5 linear foot.
Date Acquired: 11/25/1960
Subjects: Coliseum (Ship), Cotton trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce -- Massachusetts -- Boston., Shipping -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Shipping -- United States -- History -- 19th century., Sugar trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., T. Magoun & Son., Winsor, Daniel Loring, b. 1804.
This collection contains the correspondence and financial documents of Daniel Loring Winsor, captain of the Coliseum and New Orleans shipping agent for Magoun & Son, Boston.
The letters from 1829 to 1832 are to Winsor from John Brown (Boston), the owner of the Coliseum. Winsor received these letters while in port at Havana, Mararuas, Hamburg and St. Petersburg. Brown gave instructions as to cargo, destinations, ballast, et cetera.
The 1841-1848 letters are retained copies from Winsor to the firm of Magoun & Son, Boston, ship owners. Winsor acted as Magoun's agent in New Orleans and elected cargo and destinations for company ships. He discussed availability of ships in port, their physical condition, freight rates, supply and prices of sugar and cotton, visits of insurance inspectors, disagreements over commissions, and competition with British ships. He also discussed leasing ships to the U.S. government during the Mexican War, and shipping to American forces in Mexico.
Cotton trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Shipping -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Shipping -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Sugar trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
T. Magoun & Son.
Winsor, Daniel Loring, b. 1804.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Source: Cedric L. Robinson.
Preferred Citation: Daniel Loring Winsor papers, Manuscripts Collection 63, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection originally processed in July 1961. First created in Archon on 4/16/2010. Updated with creator and subject headings on 7/27/2010.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Revised by LAC Group 4/27/11.
Other Note: OCLC Number: 642905581
Browse by Box:
[Box 1: Correspondence],
- Box 1: Correspondence
- Folder 1: Letters, 1829-1831
- Folder 2: Letters, 1831-1839
- Folder 3: Letters, 1841
- Folder 4: Letters, 1844 January
- Folder 5: Letters, 1844 November-December 14
- Folder 6: Letters, 1844 December 15-21
- Folder 7: Letters, 1847 January
- Folder 8: Letters, 1847 February
- Folder 9: Letters, 1847 March
- Folder 10: Letters, 1847 April
- Folder 11: Letters, 1847 May
- Folder 12: Letters, 1848
- Folder 13: Letters, 1842, 1869
- Folder 14: Letters, 1846
- Folder 15: Letters, 1847 January-March 4
- Folder 16: Letters, 1847 March 5-24
- Folder 17: Letters, 1847 April
- Folder 18: Letters, 1847 May-1848
- Folder 19: Cancelled checks, 1849