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Title
Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York
Names
Duane, James (Author)
Clinton, George, 1739-1812 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

New York and New Jersey

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-09-15
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Incloses Washington's account of the battle between himself and Howe; at least 1,500 reported killed, two-thirds of whom were British and Hessians; the enemy have not attempted to improve their advantage; General Washington has recrossed the Schuylkill and gone towards them; Howe will probably fortify his camp and wait for the fleet; owing to the illness of Mr. Duer, his only colleague, New York has now no vote in Congress; Mr. Duer will go to Bristol for a few days.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 664
Archives EAD ID: 275264
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbeb7790-6a3f-0139-012f-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 6, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-deab-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-deab-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

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Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York