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NamesEmmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780 (Creator)
Thomas Addis Emmet collection
Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence
The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Pennsylvania, Part III.
Dates / OriginPlace: St. James's Street, LondonDate Created: 1775-05-25
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 927
NotesFunding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical DescriptionA. L. S. 2 pp. 4o
DescriptionAcknowledges letter of Feb. 18th and a pamphlet; the act for restraining trade ought to convince Americans that they have been deceived by assurances that their combination would cause the English people to make a change in administration to comply with American demands; the body of the people are united on the present measures with respect to America; if Franklin, who is doubtless employed by the opposition, should prevail on the Americans to stand out, he will only increase their distress; if this senseless confederacy should hold until another session of parliament, the members would be so incensed that their first act would be an exclusion of Americans from the fishing banks; the letters of the New England men will confirm his statements of the general sense of the kingdom, for they have expressed home their surprise at finding it so different from what they conceived.
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IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616MSS Unit ID: 927Archives EAD ID: 276159Calendar number: EM. 3224Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39af2970-0023-0130-3aff-58d385a7bc34
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