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Title
Letter to Brigadier-General Hand
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802 (Recipient)
United States. Congress, Continental, 1775–1789 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

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

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1778-03-21
Place: Pittsburgh, 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
L. S., Sampson Mathews, George Clymer, Samuel McDowell. 4 pp. Fo
Description
Commissioners to treat with the Indians communicate to him the arrangement they have agreed upon, until the plan they shall recommend be approved by Congress; give the number and disposition of troops to be raised by the border counties of Pennsylvania and Virginia; add a list of the militia each county is supposed to contain; and recommend that Augusta, Greenbrier, Montgomery, and Washington counties keep out scouts, agreeably to the Act.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275352
Calendar number: EM. 828
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e6c45440-c52d-012f-ee76-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1778: 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 Brigadier-General Hand" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1778. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-2840-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Brigadier-General Hand" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-2840-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1778). Letter to Brigadier-General Hand Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-2840-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Brigadier-General Hand