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Title
Document
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Symme, John (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1765
Place: Williamsburgh, Va
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. D. S., Edmd. Pendleton. Below is written an order for issue of the writ, signed by Fran: Fauquier, John Tayloe, Presly Thornton. 1 page. Fo
Description
Petition to Lieutenant-Governor, Francis Fauquier, and the rest of the judges of the general court, praying for a writ of supersedeas in the case of trespass brought against him in this court by Meriwether Skelton to settle the bounds of their adjoining lands in Hanover county; the county court, Apr. 5, 1764, ordered a survey of the bounds, whereby the petitioner is involved in double expense and vexation and is put in danger of having his defence in this court prejudiced. With recommendation of Edmund Pendleton in favor of issue of the writ.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276325
Calendar number: EM. 3811
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7ec0920-0023-0130-88e2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1765: 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. "Document" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1765. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-26dc-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-26dc-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

APA Format

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