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Title
Letter to John Page, Williamsburg, Va
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Page, John (Recipient)
Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

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

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1779-04-04
Place: Philadelphia, 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
A. L. S. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with address. Fo
Description
Incloses extract of a letter which leads him to suppose that certain stores are safe; various movements of French ships; speaks of the adventures of Ford, Arthur Lee's secretary in Paris; suspicion has fallen on him and he will probably not be retained; report that Count d'Estaing has beaten Gen. Grant in St. Lucia; failure of Clinton's last expedition in the Sound; Spain seems likely to join in the war; if so, Great Britain must yield.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275492
Calendar number: EM. 1104
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 40221ad0-c52e-012f-2322-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1779: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1779). Letter to John Page, Williamsburg, Va Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-f9c6-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to John Page, Williamsburg, Va