Letter to William Ellery, Newport, R. I

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Title
Letter to William Ellery, Newport, R. I
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Ellery, William (Recipient)
Howell, David (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IV. The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789

Members of the Continental Congress of 1774-1789: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island Connecticut.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1782-08-10
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
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. 4o
Description
Sends newspaper containing the letter of Carleton and Digby to General Washington; finds it difficult, as a new member, to take up the business of Congress; letter from General Washington informs them of an embarkation of British troops at New York, probably for Charleston; the resolution concerning the German prisoners is being carried into effect; act for establishing a Supreme Court of Appeals in maritime cases has not had a third reading; he favors Marshall for the vacant seat; Jay has sent an account of his negotiations at Madrid; he is going to Paris; Adams and Laurens may have joined him and Dr. Franklin there; the British have made some advances for peace; is pleased to hear that he has breakfasted with Washington, because his enemies believe that he had been one of the intriguers against Washington; the completion of the Dutch treaty is expected; refers him to Joseph Brown of Providence for the account of the wooden still he inquired about.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275212
Calendar number: EM. 573
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ac110d0-c52d-012f-0d95-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1782: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to William Ellery, Newport, R. I" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1782. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ac110d0-c52d-012f-0d95-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to William Ellery, Newport, R. I" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ac110d0-c52d-012f-0d95-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1782). Letter to William Ellery, Newport, R. I Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ac110d0-c52d-012f-0d95-58d385a7bc34

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Letter to William Ellery, Newport, R. I