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Title
Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Sevier, John (Recipient)
Blount, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

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

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: The Carolinas and Georgia.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1797-06-23
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. 4 pp. Fo
Description
Incloses papers with news of the peace of Campo Formio; its effect upon England; proposed invasion of Ireland; British budget calls for £42,776,000 -- a proof of the distress of its funds; Elbridge Gerry is appointed envoy to France in place of Francis Dana who resigned; Gerry and Marshall will leave soon to join Pinckney, at present in Amsterdam; difference of opinion in Philadelphia as to war with France; subjoins titles, and notes on the fate of six bills respecting arming in anticipation of war; revenue for the year will be raised by indirect, not by direct taxes as Tennessee feared; has forwarded to each member of the General Assembly of Tennessee newspapers containing official documents that relate to the survey of the boundary between the United States and Spain.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275513
Calendar number: EM. 1158
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5102ebe0-c52e-012f-9d72-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1797: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-f9e8-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-f9e8-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1797). Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-f9e8-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee