SALTONSTALL, Leverett, 1783-1845


Guide to Research Collections

Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, MA
Papers: 1715-1845. 8.5 linear feet.
The papers of Leverett Saltonstall contain correspondence, diary, journals, commonplace books, speeches, ledger, and other papers, relating chiefly to Saltonstall’s legal career, especially marine and civil litigation, but also relating to his activities as Massachusetts state representative and senator, mayor of Salem (1836-1838), and U.S. representative (1838-1843).

Papers: In the James Henry Duncan Papers, 1668-1910, 3.5 linear feet.
Correspondents include Leverett Saltonstall.

Papers: In the Andrew Dunlap Papers, 1754-1847, 6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Leverett Saltonstall.


Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 6 letters.


Dartmouth College Library
Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: 1839, 2 pages.
A letter from Leverett Saltonstall to Convers Francis written on April 15, 1839. In the letter, Saltonstall writes that he has not made sacrifices in his career for the sake of popularity.


Maine Historical Society
Portland, ME
Papers: In the Longfellow Family Papers, 1741-1859, 6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Leverett Saltonstall.


The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: 1842, 1 item.
A letter from Leverett Saltonstall to S. Greenleaf written on August 20, 1842. In the letter, Saltonstall introduces Mr. Hull of Georgia, who is entering the Harvard Law School.

Papers: 1844, 1 item.
A letter from Leverett Saltonstall to Daniel C. Baker written on August 17, 1844. In the letter, Saltonstall agrees to preside at a mass meeting of Whigs there on September 4th.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: July 25, 1834. 1 letter.
Finding aid in repository.

Papers: In the Walker Family Papers, 1775-1876, 538 items.
Correspondents include Leverett Saltonstall.


New York State Archives
Albany, NY
Papers: In the Goodhue Family Papers, [ca. 1622-1895], 5 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Leverett Saltonstall.


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Tuthill Family Papers, 1799-1879, 1 box.
Correspondents include Leverett Saltonstall.