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Title
Letter to M. Le Veillard, Passy
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Veillard, M. Le (Recipient)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

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

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1788-04-22
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
Lithograph fac-simile of an A. L. S. in the possession of F. J. Dreer Esq. Phila. 2 pp. Fo. With two wood engravings, on India paper, of The House in which Benj. Franklin was born Milk Street House, Boston and Burial Place of Benj. Franklin S. E. Cor. of 5th. & Arch Sts. Philada
Description
Acknowledges letter of Nov. 30, 1787; his service as President expires in October, and he had purposed retiring then to his grandson's villa in order to finish the Memoirs; nevertheless, considering his age and Le Veillard's earnest desire, he has resolved to proceed in that work next day and continue it daily;. if his health remains he will finish it during the summer; he does not approve all the features of the new constitution, but hopes to see it adopted.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276149
Calendar number: EM. 3174
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dfd6eb50-c530-012f-f134-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1788: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Letter to M. Le Veillard, Passy