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Simeon Brett Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0865-sc

Scope and Content Note

Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.

Dates

  • January 1 1809 - December 10 1815

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Simeon Brett was born in 1792 in Brockton, Massachusetts. He was a student and worked at home on a farm during the time of his diary. During the War of 1812 he served in Blossom's Battalion in the Artillery of the Massachusetts Militia. He later lived in Canton, Maine, married, and had 4 daughters.

Extent

1 folder (1 item : 17 cm.)

Overview

Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.
Title
Guide to the Simeon Brett Diary
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686