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Title
Letter to Thomas Riche, New Windsor [N. Y.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Riche, Thomas (Recipient)
Nesbitt, John Maxwell (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Pennsylvania, Part I.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-11-17
Place: George Emlen's house Whitemarsh, Pa.
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. 1 page and 1 leaf, upon which the address has been pasted. Fo
Description
He applied to Gen. [Washington] for a pass for Mrs. Riche, and mentioned the situation of Riche's sister; the General answered that it was particularly necessary to prevent anyone going to town at present that could give intelligence of our vessels or the condition of the river; in a few days the same objection might not apply; he asked [Tench] Tilghman to remind the General at a proper season, and he himself will write from Lancaster; expresses his obligations for Riche's hospitality.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276109
Calendar number: EM. 3068
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 16242800-0023-0130-2fbc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Thomas Riche, New Windsor [N. Y.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-2759-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Thomas Riche, New Windsor [N. Y.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-2759-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter to Thomas Riche, New Windsor [N. Y.] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-2759-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Thomas Riche, New Windsor [N. Y.]