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Title
Letter to Captain Vanetta, Upper Smithfield
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

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

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1756-01-12
Place: Bethlehem, Pa.
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
He is directed to raise a company of thirty men to protect his township; they are to be posted as follows: eight at his own house, eight at Lieutenant Henshaw's, six with a sergeant at Fishhock, and the same number at Henry Cortracht's; men are to be enlisted for one month; he is to keep a record of their time, and a journal; forty dollars will be paid for the scalp of every hostile Indian; he is to give warning of incursions, keep order among his men, and do no injury to the inhabitants whom it is his duty to protect.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275357
Calendar number: EM. 836
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9a4ec70-c52d-012f-36ca-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1756: Created
  • 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 Captain Vanetta, Upper Smithfield" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1756. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-284a-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Captain Vanetta, Upper Smithfield" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-284a-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1756). Letter to Captain Vanetta, Upper Smithfield Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-284a-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Captain Vanetta, Upper Smithfield