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Title
Letter to Josiah Bartlett
Names
Folsom, Nathaniel (Author)
Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Continental Congress of 1774

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1780-08-14
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Continental Congress
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. 4o
Description
Resolution of Congress of Mar. 18 [redemption of Continental money by new issues based upon credit of the States, at a discount of forty dollars of old emission for one of the new], to which Bartlett objected so strongly, was absolutely necessary; rapid depreciation of Continental money spoken of; importance of the campaign of 1780 upon the American cause; "our generals spirits and expectations are Riseing"; second division of war ships from France expected every day; Folsom intends to return home, Sept. 20; another delegate should be sent to relieve him; he will forward to Pres. Weare the drawing of the last lottery as soon as published.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 340
Archives EAD ID: 275087
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b670ef10-6a34-0139-3fbb-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Josiah Bartlett" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8a373ad-28be-942d-e040-e00a18065263

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Letter to Josiah Bartlett