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Title
Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]

Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Buford, Abraham (Recipient)
Tarleton, Banastre, Bart (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIII. The Generals of the American Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1780-05-29
Place Term: Waxhaw Creek, S.C.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Notes
Citation/reference: EM7736-9213
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed in the same hand. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Warns Buford that resistance is vain, as he is nearly surrounded by 700 mounted troops with artillery, and Cornwallis is within a short march; offers terms similar to those accepted at Charles Town; expects an answer in half an hour; if the terms are accepted, arms must be piled in one hour.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11868616
MSS Unit ID : 927
NYPL MSS: 278572
NYPL Other: EM. 9069
UUID: ab2a8f20-c538-012f-d918-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1780: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90502cd0-9a80-4619-e040-e00a180604ca

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Letter to [Col. Abraham Buford.]