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Title
Letter to Thomas Sim Lee, Governor of Maryland
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Lee, Thomas Sim, 1745-1819 (Recipient)
Tilghman, Matthew (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

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

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Maryland and Virginia.

Dates / Origin
Place: Talbot, Md.
Date Created: 1781-06-07
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
A. L. S. Endorsed. 1 page. 4o
Description
Has received his letter in council of the 1st inst.; it shall be laid before the special council at their next meeting; the blank commissions are received, and the barges are being fitted out with all speed; fears the late resolution of the Assembly respecting the Treasury will retard somewhat their equipment; the approach of so large an army is alarming; if the State is invaded, help from one shore to the other will be cut off; asks for information by every opportunity.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275467
Calendar number: EM. 1051
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2ea39140-c52e-012f-8466-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1781: 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 Thomas Sim Lee, Governor of Maryland