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Title
Letter to George Washington, Cambridge [Mass.]
Names
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Recipient)
Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813 (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
Place: Williamsburg, Va.
Date Created: 1776-01-26
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. 1 page. 4o
Description
Has been trying to collect the journal and ordinances of the last state convention, to send him, but Purdie is backward in publishing them; a skirmish, Sunday, was favorable; the Colony's armed vessels serve to check Lord Dunmore's tenders; Mr. Custis's tenement has been burned, through carelessness of soldiers quartered there; thinks the country should be answerable for it; the convention has established a court of admiralty, and has recommended free trade to Congress.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275503
Calendar number: EM. 1135
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49632890-c52e-012f-ba99-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1732: Creator Born
  • 1776: Place
  • 1799: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to George Washington, Cambridge [Mass.]