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Title
Letter to Samuel B. Gerry, Marblehead, Mass
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Gerry, Samuel B. (Recipient)
Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IV. The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789

Members of the Continental Congress of 1774-1789: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island Connecticut.

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1783-07-31
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
A. L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. 4o
Description
Has just arrived by land, the boats from New Haven and other points having sailed; the roads between Stamford and New York infested with robbers; for protection he bought a pair of pistols, and travelled in company of Mr. Tollingsby of Boston; intends to dine with General Carlton and then proceed to Princeton; the refugees are mostly embarked; some say their number will not be less than 20, 000; no news yet of the definitive treaty; nor any appearance of evacuation.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275179
Calendar number: EM. 508
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88987770-c52d-012f-e11c-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

  • 1783: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Samuel B. Gerry, Marblehead, Mass