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Letter to Owen Biddle, Chairman of the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania

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Title
Letter to Owen Biddle, Chairman of the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Biddle, Owen (Recipient)
Livingston, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XVI. The Federal Convention

Dates / Origin
Place: Haddonfield, N.J.
Date Created: 1777-02-22
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.
Citation/reference: EM9433-9588
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. Fo
Description
During the late irruption of the enemy, many bridges and boats were destroyed by the Pennsylvania militia to retard the British advance; though no one disapproves of the measure, there was unnecessary and wanton destruction; Capt. Charles Lawrence demolished the Cooper's Creek bridge, and Col. Mat-lack destroyed others, and sank loaded boats; to quiet the minds of the people and preserve harmony between the sister states, their council think it necessary that the matter should be inquired into; they must defer considering the case of the Tory prisoners, because they are daily expecting a member from Monmouth who is acquainted with the characters and offences of most of them.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278727
Calendar number: EM. 9455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25365660-c539-012f-c3fe-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Letter to Owen Biddle, Chairman of the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania