Birth Record for Tacy Wooster

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Birth Record for Tacy Wooster

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Item No: frk01054
Title: Birth Record for Tacy Wooster
Creation Date: 2/9/1830
Scripts/Text: Roman print
Language: English
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

TACY WOOSTER \ Daughter of William and Sarah Wooster his Wife Was born January 5th 1812.
One silent eve I wandered late, \ And heard the voice of love; \ The Turtle thus Addrest her mate \ And Sooth’d the listning dove.
Our mutual bonds of Faith and truth, \ No time shall Disengage; \ Those Blessings of our early youth, \ Shall Cheer our latest age.

[in lower left]
By \ William B Allen, \ February the 9th \ 1830

[in lower right]
The Verse of \ Fortune, \ Lest they drink, and forget \ the law, and pervert the judgment \ of any of the afflicted.
 


Category: Birth Record
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn, hand-lettered, hand-colored. A decorative border divides the document into two portions. In the upper portion is the birth record, with the child’s name in prominent letters. Above it is a decorative arch over a flowering plant in a pot. In the upper corners are two decorative columns. The two verses are in the lower center. In the lower left corner is the imprint within a decorative frame. In the lower right corner is the third verse within oval frames. Several flowers and flowery garlands decorate the area next to the text.

This birth record appears to be from new England rather than Pennsylvania. A William Wooster of New Haven, Conn. married a Sarah Clinton in 1812; these may be the parents named on the document.


Associated Names: Wooster, Willam
Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Connecticut]
Creation Place Note:Based on family history

Image Dimensions Width: 33 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1054
Creator Name: William B. Allen (?-?) - Decorator
William B. Allen (?-?) - Scrivener

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