Starr, Thomas (fl. 1782) to Elnathan Haskell
High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.
A high-resolution version of this object is available for registered users. LOG IN
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01565 Author/Creator: Starr, Thomas (fl. 1782) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 September 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 16.1 x 20.9 cm.
Likely written by Lieutenant Thomas Starr of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment. Says that the Sergeants Guard, which has been under his command, has arrived. Asks Captain Haskell whether he should remain with them "here" (possibly West Point) or join his regiment at Verplanks Point.
Septr. 2d. 1782 -
The Sergeants Guard under my Command has bin Retirnd this morning from the <?> - would wish to be informed by the bearer whither I am to remain here or join my Regt at Verplankes Point -
I am Sir your Humbld. Servt. T: Starr Lieut Qt. Commd. Regn.
From Do Starr
2d Sept. 1782.
D: A: G: W: Point
The copyright law of the United States (title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.