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Title
Letter
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 (Addressee)
Lee, Francis Lightfoot (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VIII. The Articles of Confederation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-12-15
Place: York Town, Pa.
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. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with the address. 4o
Description
A letter of the 10th from the General states that Howe, after unsuccessful manÏuvres and skirmishing, has retired into Philadelphia; a foraging party has since been over the Schuylkill and has been attacked; a privateer lately arrived from France says that all American vessels were stopped in the harbors; she cut and ran the night after the order was published; Conway is made Major General and Inspector; there are many emissaries of the enemy sent into the country; asks him to urge the executive power to have some active whigs keep an eye on those parts adjoining Pennsylvania, especially where there are prisoners; the people of Frederick begin to be poisoned.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276463
Calendar number: EM. 4226
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e6e2ec0-c532-012f-04a8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1777: 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. 1777. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46e5-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46e5-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46e5-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

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