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Selden Warner papers

Call Number: MS 536
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and other papers (1798-1839) of Selden Warner and various members of his family make up the Selden Warner Papers. Both family correspondence and a few business letters, one written by Jeremiah Day, are included, as are legal and financial papers such as indentures and documents relating to the estates of Elizabeth and Jonathan Warner. Over half of the collection consists of accounts and other papers relating to the shad fishing industry near Lyme, Connecticut, in which Selden Warner and his sons were active.

These papers were given to Yale University by Henry Selden Johnston in 1945.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are 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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Henry Selden Johnston in 1945.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Related Names
Warner, Selden, d. 1834
Language of Materials