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Title
Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe, Annapolis, Md.
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790 (Recipient)
Calvert, Crecilius (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXIII. Boundary Line Controversy

Dates / Origin
Place: London, England
Date Created: 1763-08-17
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: EM14459-14606
Physical Description
A. L. S. 5 pp. Fo
Description
Forwards Dr. [John] Bevis' transit instrument by [Charles] Mason and [Jeremiah] Dixon the two geometrical surveyors of whom he had previously written to Sharpe; enters into a long and minute discussion of the survey intended to be made by them; transmits Proby's confused petition, and Mason and Dixon's receipt for £71 paid them.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279500
Calendar number: EM. 14485
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba818170-002c-0130-f344-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1763: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe, Annapolis, Md." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bf9cc762-7956-8c19-e040-e00a18060263

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe, Annapolis, Md." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bf9cc762-7956-8c19-e040-e00a18060263

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe, Annapolis, Md. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bf9cc762-7956-8c19-e040-e00a18060263

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gov. Horatio Sharpe, Annapolis, Md.