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Letter to Elisha Boudinot
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821 (Author)
Boudinot, Elisha (Addressee)

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

New York and New Jersey

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1778-03-15
Place: Camp Valley Forge
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
United States. Continental Congress
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. Endorsed. 1 page. Fo
Has written him a few days earlier, asking him to procure one of Gaine's newspapers containing an advertisement for the sale of counterfeit money by the ream [The New-York Gazette and the Weekly Mercury, April 14, 1777, no. 1329]; also wants some affidavits of the treatment of their prisoners in New York during the winter of 1776-77; he has accepted the place of one of the commissioners for settling the treaty of exchange of prisoners between the United States and General Howe, to sit on the 31st, at Germantown; there has been nothing but suffering for the army, but they do it without complaint; it has been terrible weather for naked soldiers; 3,000 are down with smallpox; not one has been lost by inoculation.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 746
Archives EAD ID: 275307
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f02876e0-6a3f-0139-7530-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1740: Creator Born
  • 1778: Created
  • 1821: Creator Died
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Elisha Boudinot" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1778. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-df00-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Elisha Boudinot" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-df00-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1778). Letter to Elisha Boudinot Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-df00-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Elisha Boudinot