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Tudor, William, 1779-1830

 

Dates

  • 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 1 Collection or Record:

William Tudor letters

Mss 815653.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 815653.1
Overview In English.