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Title
Letter to Governor Horatio Sharpe of Maryland
Names
Peters, Richard (Author)
Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Albany Congress of 1754

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1758-03-24
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
Albany Congress (1754 : Albany, N.Y.)
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. 2 pp. Fo
Description
By command of the Governor acknowledges letter of 21st inst.; the Assembly has voted to raise two thousand, seven hundred men in obedience to the commands of His Majesty; the Lower Counties will raise three hundred men; nothing decisive has been done by Mr. [Benjamin] Franklin; his letters abuse the Proprietors, apparently without other cause than that they "insist on his reducing every demand to writing"; paper money sent has been in the custody of Benjamin Shoemaker.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 116
Archives EAD ID: 274994
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba334320-6a34-0139-6b45-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1758: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Governor Horatio Sharpe of Maryland" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1758. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3ec5d21-7fd2-f915-e040-e00a18063385

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Governor Horatio Sharpe of Maryland" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3ec5d21-7fd2-f915-e040-e00a18063385

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1758). Letter to Governor Horatio Sharpe of Maryland Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3ec5d21-7fd2-f915-e040-e00a18063385

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Governor Horatio Sharpe of Maryland