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Title
Document
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
United States. Congress, Continental, 1775–1789 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XI. The Siege of Savannah--Lincoln Papers

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1778-09-25
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: EM7386-7538
Physical Description
2 pp. Fo
Description
Resolutions that the executive powers of Virginia and North Carolina be requested to give aid to South Carolina and Georgia; that if Gov. Caswell should take command of the North Carolina forces he shall have the rank and pay of major-general; that the militia of South-Carolina and Georgia be in the pay of the United States; that Maj. Gen. Howe repair to Gen. Washington; that Maj. Gen. Lincoln take command in the Southern department, and repair to Charleston. Copy, attested by Robt. Harrison, Secy. Endorsed: "... For sending troops from Virginia and N. Carolina to Charlestown, and appointing Genl. Lincoln to command in chief southern department.".
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278087
Calendar number: EM. 7400
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6029ef90-0026-0130-a4c1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1778: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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