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Title
Document
Names
Rhode Island. Governor (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-02-23
Place: South Kingston
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Continental Congress
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: D. S., Peter Phillips, J[ustice] S[uperior] C[ourt]. Accompanied by warrant signed by B[enjamin] Brown, Sheriff, appointing Robert Potter a special deputy; also by certificate of Phillips that Potter had been sworn in; and by warrant, signed by Phillips, authorizing the deputy to procure additional aid. Certificate of Potter that the goods had been seized with the assistance of John Hawkins, Samuel Potter, John Weeden, James Eldridge and Samuel Knowles. Bill of Potter's for 8s., costs of executing the warrant. Endorsed: "Warrt to apprehend Dyer Jr & Search after Goods." 2 pp. Fo
Description
Warrant for arrest of William Dyer, Jr., and Paul Brumbly charged with illegal importation of goods owned by Joshua Randall, William Dyer, Jr., -- Franklin, James Cottrel, John Lane?, John Lamphere?, Daniel Stafford, and I. Halsey.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 581
Archives EAD ID: 275218
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3e7b780-6a3f-0139-ef1a-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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  • 1781: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-de5f-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-de5f-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1781). Document Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-de5f-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

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