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Title
Letter to Thomas Sim Lee, Governor of Maryland
Names
Lee, Thomas Sim, 1745-1819 (Recipient)
Hanson, John (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800)

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

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Maryland and Virginia.

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1781-10-02
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. Endorsed. 2 pp. Fo
Description
General Washington after his visit to Count de Grasse at Cape Henry returned to Williams-burgh the 23d ult.; he says that the Admiral is ready to cooperate against Cornwallis; the vessels from the head of Elk have arrived and are debarking the troops; accounts from New York say that the enemy suffered greatly in the engagement with the Count de Grasse; the Count's own account; Cornwallis's fate now seems inevitable; on the return of the fleet the British troops destined for the southward were landed on Staten Island because of sickness; they are there still.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275439
Calendar number: EM. 1000
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e253f30-c52e-012f-57c1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1745: Creator Born
  • 1781: Place
  • 1819: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to Thomas Sim Lee, Governor of Maryland