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Title
Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Buford, Abraham (Recipient)
Tarleton, Banastre, Bart (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIII. The Generals of the American Revolution

Dates / Origin
Place: Waxhaw Creek, S.C.
Date Created: 1780-05-29
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM7736-9213
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed in the same hand. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Warns Buford that resistance is vain, as he is nearly surrounded by 700 mounted troops with artillery, and Cornwallis is within a short march; offers terms similar to those accepted at Charles Town; expects an answer in half an hour; if the terms are accepted, arms must be piled in one hour.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278572
Calendar number: EM. 9069
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab2a8f20-c538-012f-d918-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1780: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/90502cd0-9a80-4619-e040-e00a180604ca

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/90502cd0-9a80-4619-e040-e00a180604ca

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/90502cd0-9a80-4619-e040-e00a180604ca

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]