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Title
Letter to Mrs. [Elias] Boudinot, Baskinridge [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: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1778-07-14
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.
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Expresses anxiety at not hearing from her; had dined with La Sieur Gerard [the French Minister] yesterday, who was about 50 years of age; modest, grave, decent, cheerful man; describes Gerard's reception at Chester by a Committee of Congress [John Hancock, R. H. Lee, Drayton, Roberdeau and Duer]; news received of one of their armed ships the Ranger, 18 guns and 123 men, being on the coast of Ireland [off Carrick-Fergus]; the Drake, a frigate of 20 guns and 150 men was sent out to take her but within 65 minutes struck to the Ranger, Capt. [John Paul] Jones, with a loss of Captain, Lieutenant and 42 men; Capt. Jones lost the captain of his marines and about 8 men; after that the Ranger sailed into Whitehaven, burned all ships in the harbor, spiked about 30 cannon in the fort, and took 5 prizes on the passage home; is happily situated except for wife's absence; under great obligations to Mrs. Franklin for kind attentions; is preparing for a public reception to the Sieur Gerard; concludes with domestic details and messages.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279931
Calendar number: EM. 20021
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5ef5ac0-002d-0130-8ba8-58d385a7bc34
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, Baskinridge [N. J.]