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Title
Letter
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Addressee)
Ellery, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VIII. The Articles of Confederation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1793-12-16
Place: Newport, R.I.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM4149-4239
Physical Description
A.L.S. Endorsed. "Copy of a private Letter ..." 3 pp. 4o
Description
To Alexander Hamilton [Philadelphia]. Replying to a confidential letter of Nov. 20th he gives his ideas of the candidates for the office of district attorney; [David] Howell is unpopular, and it is thought that his connection with certain mercantile houses in Providence might bias him in case of a dispute between them and the United States; he would prefer [David Leonard] Barnes; as for a third candidate who might be agreeable to both of the political parties, he suggests Ray Greene, who is popular, a stanch federalist, and promises to make a handsome figure at the bar.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276434
Calendar number: EM. 4168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b782540-c532-012f-562b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1793: 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. "Letter" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1793. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4696-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4696-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1793). Letter Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4696-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

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