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Sullivan Dorr Papers

Inventory


Series 1. Personal Papers

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Correspondence: bound volume of transcribed letters Dorr sent to various individuals from China
1799-1801
Box 1, Folder 2 Correspondence, bound volume transcribed letters Dorr sent to various individuals from China
1801-1803
Box 1, Folder 3 Correspondence: single letter / agreement re Woonsocket Company
1836
Box 1, Folder 4 Correspondence: pertaining to the case between the Star Manufacturing Company and the Providence Washington Insurance Company
1841
Box 1, Folder 5 Deed (2) from Sullivan Dorr to Cooke & Brown re: Crawford Estate
1824
Box 1, Folder 6 Diary
1843-1844
Box 1, Folder 7 Diary: removals and undated
1845-1852
Box 1, Folder 8 Memoranda book, (original and transcription)
Contents Note:
  • Expenses for furniture and other goods (1-7)
  • Description of various kinds of tea (p. 7-10)
  • Ship Compedore (p.10-16)
  • Servant wages (p. 16-17)
  • Ship Neptune (p. 18-19)
  • List of Ships and value of cargo (p.20-21)
  • Memos (p.22-25)


1801

Series 2. Receipts related to the building and furnishing of the Sullivan Dorr House

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 1 Bricks and tile
1809-1810
Box 2, Folder 2 Drawing of chandelier, undated (original in oversized storage)
Box 2, Folder 3 Fireplaces and Stoves
1810
Box 2, Folder 4 Front door and portico
1810-1811
Box 2, Folder 5 Greene, John Holden and Russell Potter
1809-1811
Box 2, Folder 6 Gravel, sand, lime, and wood for plaster of paris
1809-1811
Box 2, Folder 7 Hardware purchased from Boston
1809-1811
Box 2, Folder 8 Hardware purchased from Providence
1809-1811
Box 2, Folder 9 House plan
1809
Box 2, Folder 10 Labor: general miscellaneous
1809-1812
Box 2, Folder 11 Marble mantle
1810
Box 2, Folder 12 Masonry
1809-1812
Box 2, Folder 13 Miscellaneous: house receipts
1809-1810
Box 2, Folder 14 Miscellaneous: other
Contents Note:
  • Stock certificate for shares in the Providence bank, 1817
  • Letter from H. Hildrith concerning one of Sullivan Dorr's sons, 1822
  • Letter from Benjamin Abbott concerning one of Sullivan Dorr's sons, 1818
  • Stock certificate for shares in the Roger Williams Bank, 1817


1817-1830
Box 2, Folder 15 Oil
1809-1810
Box 2, Folder 16 Painting
1809-1812
Box 2, Folder 17 Plastering
1809
Box 2, Folder 18 Pump and pump well
1809
Box 2, Folder 19 Rum and molasses for the workmen
1809
Box 2, Folder 20 Silver and glass
Box 2, Folder 21 Stone brick
1809-1812
Box 2, Folder 22 Stone walls, steps, and yard paving
1809-1811
Box 2, Folder 23 Timber and lumber
1809-1812
Box 2, Folder 24 Windows and doors: glazing and leading
1809-1810