Starr family papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of the Starr family of Litchfield, Conn., primarily centering on Henry Starr (1785-1817) and his parents, Daniel (1759-1809) and Rachel Buell Starr (1761-1813), which include correspondence, a notebook, financial records, and documents related to the estates of Daniel and Rachel Buell Starr. Both father and son were tailors. There is a large group of military records created during the War of 1812 when Henry Starr was a lieutenant serving as paymaster in 37th Regiment U.S. Infantry stationed at New London and Groton, Conn. Henry married Clarissa Peck, and there are several documents which relate to Henry's father-in-law Timothy Peck and brother-in-law Luther Peck.
- Created: 1806-1816
- Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010
- Starr, Henry, 1785-1817 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Language of Materials
The papers are arranged alphabetically by type in one series.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Found in collection.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
- Starr family papers
- Leith Johnson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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