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Title
Letter to Rev. David McClure, Portsmouth, N. H.
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
McClure, David (Recipient)
Duffield, George (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: 1776-06-25
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
Acknowledges receipt of a letter in May, together with one to Mr. McClintoc; war is spreading; preparations for defence of the city; gallies; floating batteries; ship of war; chevaux de frise; a land battery; spirit of the militia; general desire for independence, except on the part of Quakers, Mennonists and proprietary connections; convention of 108 members to meet next month and draw up a state constitution; war preferable to their former condition; regrets that Great Britain and the colonies could not have separated peaceably; the very children now execrate the name of English; the question of the Church will probably remain undecided.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275148
Calendar number: EM. 447
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77790720-c52d-012f-ec37-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1776: 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 Rev. David McClure, Portsmouth, N. H." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8a373ad-2930-942d-e040-e00a18065263

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Rev. David McClure, Portsmouth, N. H." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8a373ad-2930-942d-e040-e00a18065263

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1776). Letter to Rev. David McClure, Portsmouth, N. H. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8a373ad-2930-942d-e040-e00a18065263

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Rev. David McClure, Portsmouth, N. H.