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Title
Letter to Josiah Bartlett
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795 (Recipient)
Frost, 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: 1778-01-31
Place: York, 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. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Jan. 24 he sent to the President [of N. H.] a warrant dated Jan. 23, on Esqr Gilman, from the Treasurer, for $50,000; committee of Congress [C. Carroll, F. Dane, N. Folsom, G. Morris, J. Reed] is now at camp to settle measures for the next campaign; a council of officers is said to have proposed to General Washington a plan of nominating general officers; it is also suggested that all soldiers take an oath of fidelity to their officers, that all officers not in actual service at the end of the war be settled with half-pay, and that officers widows be pensioned; 129 bales of woolens and linen arrived from France for the use of the troops; a merchant in London writes that public and private credit there is low, and bankrupcies frequent; subscriptions for the new loan come in slowly, the Dutch refusing to subscribe; bills are sold at 2 3/8% discount; the English hopes depend largely upon the present campaign.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275156
Calendar number: EM. 459
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7b02cc20-c52d-012f-3f8a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1778: 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 Josiah Bartlett" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1778. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-ddef-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Josiah Bartlett" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-ddef-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1778). Letter to Josiah Bartlett Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-ddef-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

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Letter to Josiah Bartlett