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Starr family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-97-0

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.

Dates

  • Created: 1806-1816
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010

Creator

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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.

Extent

0.83 boxes

2 document boxes other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The papers are arranged alphabetically by type in one series.

Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown.

Method of Acquisition

Found in collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Title
Starr family papers
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
06/11/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

Contact:
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P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759 US
860-567-4501
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