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Title
Document
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Polk, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: Raleigh, N.C.
Date Created: 1819-08-18
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Declaration of Independence
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
A. D. S., with initials only "W. P." 17pp. Endorsed: "First revolutionary movements &c." Accompanied by a letter from Polk, dated Raleigh, Aug. 18, 1819, to Archibald DeBow Murphy, in which the foregoing document was inclosed. 2 pp. and one leaf with address and endorsement. 4o
Description
Statement with regard to the early revolutionary movements in North Carolina, the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, the text of the resolutions "taken from a manuscript copy given by Doctor Jn. McKnitt Alexander of Mecklenburg," and the names of fifteen members of the convention.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275651
Calendar number: EM. 1493
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1bec600-c52e-012f-bcc1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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