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Title
Letter to Thomas Hutchinson
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780 (Recipient)
Gray, Harrison (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series III. The Continental Congress of 1774

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1774-10-24
Place: Boston, Mass.
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
3 pp. 4o
Description
Civil war evidently imminent; unjustifiable measures of the Sons of Liberty; courts closed; militia officers forced to resign; members of the Council insulted and compelled to resign their office or to take refuge in Boston; King's revenues shut off; preparations for hostility; people stirred up against the Quebec act by the clergy; hopes expressed for the repeal of the act altering mode of returning juries; "Mr Ingersol the bearer of this . . . has been cruelly used for no other reason than signing the address to your Excellency." Endorsed: "Copy of a Letter to Govr Hutchinson, Octr 1774.".
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275076
Calendar number: EM. 297
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f732f00-c52d-012f-211e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1774: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Thomas Hutchinson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1774. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b88f7357-a1ae-7c5e-e040-e00a18064e79

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Thomas Hutchinson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b88f7357-a1ae-7c5e-e040-e00a18064e79

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1774). Letter to Thomas Hutchinson Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b88f7357-a1ae-7c5e-e040-e00a18064e79

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Thomas Hutchinson