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Carroll, Daniel (Creator)

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

Maryland and Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-12-02
Place: Annapolis, Md.
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. 2 pp. Fo
Incloses letter from Mr. Pliarne which he opened to see if there were any inclosures for the Senate, etc.; sends two handbills, one of them to be forwarded to his brother at Rock Creek; Mr. Pliarne's letters to Mr. Carroll say that letters from France convey the same intelligence received from Mr. Bingham; letters from Mr. Harrison at Martinique add that an embargo was laid on all ships in France and the West Indies; a vessel has arrived in Virginia with 15,000 blankets, and two vessels at Charleston from France; the enemy's fleet has got up to Philadelphia; about 3,000 of Gates's army have rejoined the main army.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 984
Archives EAD ID: 275431
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 483c9160-6a40-0139-65b9-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-28cf-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-28cf-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9b9341d-28cf-4a83-e040-e00a18062ea1

Wikipedia Citation

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