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Title
Letter to Samuel Chase and Charles Carroll [Canada]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Carroll, Charles (Recipient)
Chase, Samuel (Recipient)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1776-05-27
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. 1 page. Fo. On the back is a letter from John Carroll, of May 28, 1776, to the same persons, giving news of Generals Washington, Gates, Mifflin, and Ward; thinks the commissioners should not leave Canada without permission of Congress, but wishes they might be in Maryland to help in forming the new government; impertinence of Mr. and Mrs. [Thomas] Walker. A. L. S. 1 page. Fo
Description
Announces the return of himself and John Carroll; they left Mr. and Mrs. Walker at Albany; have received and forwarded a letter from Congress; a prize with 75 tons of gunpowder and 1,000 carbines on board has been carried into Boston; German auxiliaries coming; Congress has advised the erecting of separate governments; his health is feeble; Mr. Carroll has taken friendly care of him.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275693
Calendar number: EM. 1598
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e418d600-c52e-012f-ebba-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Samuel Chase and Charles Carroll [Canada]