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Title
Letter to Joseph Jones, Richmond
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Jones, Joseph (Recipient)
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XVII. The First Federal Administration

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1789-05-14
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: EM9592-9822
Physical Description
L. S. 2 pp., and 1/2 leaf with the address, franked "President U. S." 4o
Description
Acknowledging receipt of Jones's letter of 21st ulto.; his pleasure at the good wishes of his friends; his observations on necessity for good dispositions among the gentlemen of Congress are extremely just; that part of the President's duty which obliges him to nominate persons for office is the most delicate, and in many instances will be to him, the most unpleasing; he will however have the satisfaction of knowing that he enters upon office unconfined by any engagements and uninfluenced by any ties, and that no means in his power will be left untried to find out and nominate those characters who will discharge their duties to the best interest and highest credit of the American Union.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278796
Calendar number: EM. 9599
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 64d36a90-0028-0130-a823-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1789: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Joseph Jones, Richmond