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Title
Letter to Gov. [James] Bowdoin [Boston]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Bowdoin, James (Recipient)
King, Rufus (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XVI. The Federal Convention

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1786-09-17
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.
Citation/reference: EM9433-9588
Physical Description
A. L. S. 4 pp. 4o
Description
He is here on a committee of Congress, soliciting the Legislature on the subject of revenue; the temper of the times and the systems of many of the states are unfavorable to the honest views of the United States; the delegates from New York to the Annapolis Convention passed through this morning on their way home; only five states were represented, and the powers of the delegates were very unequal; they recommended that a convention be held at Philadelphia in May for a general revision of the Confederation; the friends of a good federal government had hoped much, and the result is painful to them.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278723
Calendar number: EM. 9446
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3fb55760-0028-0130-e895-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gov. [James] Bowdoin [Boston]