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Title
Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Clinton, George, 1739-1812 (Recipient)
Duane, James (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IV. The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: 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
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
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
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275264
Calendar number: EM. 664
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4410050-c52d-012f-83b5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: 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 George Clinton, Governor of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-deab-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-deab-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to George Clinton, Governor of New York