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Starr family (part 2)

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This digital collection consists of correspondence dated between 1871 and 1883 received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine. The letters indicate that Starr sent Downing fruit specimens and grafts from apple trees that he grew in his orchard. They also discuss apple varieties.
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Starr family (part 2)

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Dates: 1762 to 1917
Collection: Starr family (part 2), Archival Catalogue
Description: Finding aid for the Starr family fonds (part 2).
Type: finding aid

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: September 1, 1876
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: July 23, 1872
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: October 1, 1872
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: March 12, 1877
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: May 5, 1876
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: July 4, 1872
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: A short note from Charles Downing to Robert Starr which accompanied Downing's sending of volume one of his Encyclopaedia of Fruits which, according to Downing, is "the same as the second revised edition... except that this is in two vols. with an appendix." Downing requests that Starr let him know whether the first volume reached him safely so as to send him the second volume.… more
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: February 8, 1879
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY regarding apple tree cuttings. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: March 16, 1876
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: April 24, 1879
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: February 24, 1879
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: September 1, 1871
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: A short note from Charles Downing to Robert Starr concerning social invitations and agriculture; "Your favor received - and regret that you could not be with us at Richmond - It would give me pleasure to attend your exhibition at that time but I have an engagement at that time and being old I do not like to go so far - Will be glad to receive the specimen apples you speak of at the proper… more
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: August 3, 1871
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: A short letter from Charles Downing to "Robt. W. Starr, Esq." in that Downing, "Knowing that you are interested in Horticulture and for favors received in that way", sent Starr a copy of the "last revised edition" of Downing Fruits & Fruit Trees.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: December 11, 1877
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Dates: May 13, 1879
Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record