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Title
Letter to Mrs. [Elias] Boudinot, Baskin-ridge [N. J.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Boudinot, Mrs. Elias (Recipient)
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

B

Dates / Origin
Place: Princeton, N.J.
Date Created: 1778-06-30
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.
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Sends a detailed account of the late glorious battle at Freehold [June 28]; the American army lay at English town, two miles from Mr. Tennant's meeting house; Lee came up with the British at old Mr. Wykoff's; details of the retreat of Lee, and Washington's retrieval of the victory; the heat so great as to prevent pursuit and to kill many, one man said he would have given 30 dollars for a drink of water; enemy's loss at least 200 dead; our loss 50 privates, but many officers, including Col. Barber; enemy had retreated to Middletown; our worthy General [Washington] could not be kept from danger, at one time being within 50 yards of the enemy; Congress sits that day at Philadelphia.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279930
Calendar number: EM. 20020
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5a7f6f0-002d-0130-3bd7-58d385a7bc34
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

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

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Letter to Mrs. [Elias] Boudinot, Baskin-ridge [N. J.]