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Title
Letter to Major General Benjamin Lincoln, Philadelphia
Names
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810 (Recipient)
Higginson, Stephen (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
Place: Boston, Mass.
Date Created: 1781-12-20
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. 1 page. 4o
Description
Inquiring about a draught of Lincoln's found among the papers of the late Ellis Gray; it was for $30,769, dated Feb. 12, 1780, and payable to Julius Ferian & Co; July 24, 1780 it was presented for payment to John Gibson, and Gray received it during the winter.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275183
Calendar number: EM. 519
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b8670f0-c52d-012f-0421-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1733: Creator Born
  • 1781: Place
  • 1810: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Major General Benjamin Lincoln, Philadelphia