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Title
Letter to Abbé [André Morel-let?]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Morel-let, André (Recipient)
Petty, William, Marquis of Lansdowne (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Introduction, Part II.

Dates / Origin
Place: High Wycombe, England
Date Created: 1787-04-05
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., Lansdown. 4 pp. 4o
Description
Lansdowne will be interested to learn what goes on in the extraordinary assembly called together by the King; the minds of men are opening so rapidly that something must soon ensue in favor of the general rights of men; the translation of Condorcet's Life of Turgot is published; would like to have all his political works translated; the middle classes are better instructed than the principal people; Alderman Townsend [James Townshend] would like the Abbé to place his son under the Bishop of Blois.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275774
Calendar number: EM. 1821
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b8d1c50-c52f-012f-18f7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1787: 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 Abbé [André Morel-let?]