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Title
Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790 (Recipient)
Dinwiddie, Robert (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series I. The Albany Congress of 1754

Dates / Origin
Place: Williamsburg, Va.
Date Created: 1755-01-07
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.
Physical Description
L. S. 4 pp. Fo
Description
Acknowledges letters of Dec. 12, 26. Directions he has given to the two Commissaries for supplying the camp at Fredericksburg; the forces expected from Britain will bring three months' provisions from Ireland; thinks it advisable to send troops to Rock Creek as well as Fredericksburg; has sent money to Carlyle; Gist's use of Montour's money; opinion of Montour; fears of the French at Will's Creek; disfavors sending troops from Fredericksburg to Belhaven; Virginia officers; sends packet by Mr. [Daniel] Wolstenholme; understands that the transports with 1,500 men were to sail from Gravesend on Nov. 1st; war between the Northern and Southern Indians; French and Indians attack a town of the Twightwees; invited the Twightwees to Winchester; thinks them friendly and their failure to come due to French capture of our fort on the Ohio [Fort Duquesne]; advises sending a messenger to them; is informed by Col. Innes that the Northern Indians are to meet the Catawbas at Winchester in April; has received letter from Jonathan Marke, recommended by Lord Halifax.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 274959
Calendar number: EM. 47
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f138900-c52d-012f-7172-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1755: 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 Gov. Horatio Sharpe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3ec5d21-7f92-f915-e040-e00a18063385

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe