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Tudor Company



Established in Boston by Frederic Tudor, the Tudor Ice Company, later known as the Tudor Company engaged in exporting ice and other merchandise, and importing tea, camphor, goat and sheepskins, jute, indigo, coffee, and buffalo hides. The company owned ice houses in Calcutta, Madras, Bombay, Galle, Singapore, Jamaica, Havana, New Orleans, and Charleston. It was with these ports that most of the trade was conducted. The last shipment of ice was made by the company in 1886.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ship Crown Point logbook

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1862 C953
Scope and Contents:

Logbook of ship Crown Point, Isaac N. Knapp, Master. Log of a voyage from Boston to Bombay and Calcutta with a cargo of ice shipped by Tudor and Company. It took 131 days to reach Bombay. There is an account of only 53 days of the return voyage. Entries contain weather observations, work conducted by the crew, happenings on board the ship, latitude and longitude readings, courses traveled, and wind direction. Illustrated by the author.

Tudor Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1752-1902 T912

The records of Frederic Tudor's Boston based Tudor Ice Company include financial material relating to the sale of ice.