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THE LOUGHBOROUGH FAMILY PAPERS
FOLDER LISTING


Box: 1 Fold: 1 "Ship Constitution, Boston Harbor, 1814"
10/01/1814 - 05/16/1926

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Alexander W. Lufborough to his father, Nathan Lufborough (the first), from on board the U.S.S. Constitution, (1 Oct 1814). Folder also includes xeroxes of newsclippings concerning Charles W. Lyons, S.J., President of Georgetown University. Lyons used the letter to help raise funds to preserve the ship in the Georgetown and greater Catholic community, pointing out that Alexander Lufborough had been a student the College from 1810 to 1812. Also in the folder is a typescript of the letter.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Nathaniel Lufborough to William Thornton, Horse Sale
09/29/1803

DESCRIPTION: 1 folded sheet containing a brief letter (29 Sept 1803) from Nathaniel Lufborough (the first) to William Thornton regarding the sale of a mare, Maria, by Lufborough to Thornton, a pedigree by Lufborough for Thornton and a brief signed statement by Thornton on the payment of $250 equivalent for the horse. The last page contains a statement, probably written by a farm employee of Thornton's, regarding the death of the mare probably some years later (undated).

Box: 1 Fold: 3 James H. & Margaret C. Loughborough, Documents
11/28/1864 - 09/21/1867

DESCRIPTION: 6 typeset documents filled in by hand concerning activities of James H. & Margaret C. Loughborough in Virginia during and after the Civil War. Includes the following items: 1 document granting Margaret C. Loughborough a job for one month as a clerk for the Treasury Department of the Confederate States of America (28 Nov 1864); 1 ALS granting permission to Margaret Loughborough to travel "North by Flag of Truce Steamer," signed by John E. Mulford, Lt. Colonel U.S. Office Assistant Agent for Exchange of Prisoners, Ft. Monroe, Va. (6 Jan 1865); 1 document granting James H. Loughborough (2nd) release as a prisoner of war by the U.S. Government (20 Apr 1865); 2 oaths of loyalty to the United States government signed by James H. Loughborough (24 May 1865 & 21 Sept 1867); and 1 blank medical certificate signed by a surgeon (1864).

Box: 1 Fold: 4 J. Henry Loughborough, Regarding the S.F. Earthquake
04/23/1904 - 05/01/1906

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from J. Henry Loughborough (3rd), 1 each to his mother and sister, Margaret and Daisy, from San Francisco soon after the April, 1906 earthquake describing conditions in the city including martial law, fires, economic standstill, looting and living in the streets. Both letters are undated.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 James H. Loughborough, Justice of the Peace Commission
04/23/1904

DESCRIPTION: 1 certificate granting James H. Loughborough (2nd) a commission as Justice of the Peace in Maryland.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Miscellaneous Genealogical Information
08/15/1910 - 03/28/1917

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALSs from Margaret C. Loughborough (Mrs. J. H. Loughborough (2nd)) to Father John B. Creedon, S.J. concerning the Loughboroughs. Includes 1 ALS from Ludwell L. Loughborough and 2 pp. AMs by Margaret Loughborough on the Loughborough family.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Loughborough Family Photographs
01/01/1850 - 01/01/1910

DESCRIPTION: 5 photographs of members of the Loughborough family between the 1850's and the 1910's: 1 photo of A. H. Loughborough (c.1850 - 1855), 1 photo of Dr. Henry Loughborough (c. 1855), 1 photo of Nathan Loughborough (c. 1870), 1 photo of Hamilton A. Loughborough (c. 1860), and 1 photo of James Henry Loughborough (3rd) (c. 1910).

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