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Title
Letter to Dr. [George] Monro [Edinburgh?]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Monro, George (Recipient)
Tilton, James (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: 1785-07-08
Place: Dover, Del.
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
His letter from London received, also the later one from Edinburgh; all things are working for good in America; improvement in political knowledge and public virtue; urges him not to desert his native State [Delaware]; asks him to investigate the subject of public hospitals; does not like them, but thinks they will be adopted in America; mistrust: their effect on society in general; the State Society celebrated the Fourth of July at Wilmington; sends this by Mr. Roche.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275421
Calendar number: EM. 962
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1197d900-c52e-012f-ac5a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1785: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1785). Letter to Dr. [George] Monro [Edinburgh?] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-28be-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Dr. [George] Monro [Edinburgh?]