Manuscript Group 341, Guide to the Daniel Curtin (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War Soldier Journal 1775-1776

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Restrictions
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Daniel Curtin Journal



Guide to the Daniel Curtin (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War Soldier Journal
1775-1776
MG 341

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Processed by James Lewis, June 2001.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. June 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Curtin, Daniel, fl. 1775-1776.
Title: Daniel Curtin (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War Soldier Journal
Dates: 1775-1776
Abstract: Diary written during the siege of Boston and en route to New York, where Curtin was discharged on May 29, 1776. Gift of Mrs. S. S. Battin, 1969.
Quantity: .06 linear feet
Collection Number: MG 341

Biographical Note

Daniel Curtin was a Revolutionary War soldier who fought at Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was discharged on May 29, 1776 in New York City.

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Scope and Content Note

This journal kept by Daniel Curtin from 1775 to 1776 measures 0.06 linear feet. There are daily entries, which vary in detail from “nothing important happened today” to descriptions of the fighting going on in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. Curtin’s unit, whose name is not mentioned, went from Cambridge to Severn Island and later to New York where he was discharged on May 29, 1776.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

This collection contains many fragile documents, please handle with care.

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.

Subject Names:

Curtin, Daniel, fl. 1775-1776.

Subject Topics:

Soldiers–New Jersey.

Subject Places:

Cambridge (Ma.)
New York (N.Y.)
United States–History–Revolution, 1776-1783.

Document Types:

Diaries.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 341, Daniel Curtin (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War Soldier
Journal, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Mrs. S.S. Buttin in 1969.

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Container List

Daniel Curtin Journal
Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Daniel Curtin Revolutionary War Soldier Journal 1775-1776

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