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Title
Letter to Gov. Jonathan Trumbull, of Connecticut
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Trumbull, Jonathan (Recipient)
Sherman, Roger (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1777-04-09
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Declaration of Independence
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with address and endorsement. Fo
Description
Has advanced $750 on account of the State to Capt. Niles of the Spy, who is unable to take his cargo to Virginia because of the war-ships in Chesapeake Bay; the Articles of Confederation are to be taken up next Monday; Congress has received a letter from Dr. Franklin, Arthur Lee and Silas Deane; they have been offered a loan of 2,000,000 livres; Mr. [William] Duer says that Governor Franklin has been busy with the tories and has delivered a number of protections from Gen. Howe; the people of the New Hampshire Grants have petitioned to be recognized as an independent state; the New York Convention has protested; difficulty of recruiting; the convention of committees for the middle states has broken up without doing anything to remedy high prices.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275676
Calendar number: EM. 1564
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d91eacb0-c52e-012f-8dc2-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1777: 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. Jonathan Trumbull, of Connecticut" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee0f-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gov. Jonathan Trumbull, of Connecticut