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Tudor, William, 1779-1830



  • Existence: 1779 - 1830


William Tudor (January 28, 1779 – March 9, 1830) was a leading citizen of Boston, sometime literary man, and cofounder of the North American Review and the Boston Athenæum. It was Tudor who christened Boston The Athens of America in an 1819 letter. His brother Frederic Tudor founded the Tudor Ice Company and became Boston's "Ice King", shipping ice to the tropics from many local sources of fresh water including Walden Pond, Fresh Pond, and Spy Pond in Arlington, Massachusetts.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Tudor letter

Identifier: Mss 825113
Webster Mss 825113
Date(s): 1825-01-13

In English.

William Tudor letters

Identifier: Mss 815653.1
Mss 815653.1
Date(s): 1815-12-03 to 1829-09-05

In English.

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