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Title
Letter to [Samuel Johnston, Edenton. N. C.]
Names
Hewes, Joseph (Author)
Johnston, Sam. (Samuel) (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

The Carolinas and Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1776-02-20
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Continental Congress
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Sends in charge of James Thompson and John Crowley a load of various articles; an inventory is in the packet addressed to the Provincial Council; because of John Penn's fondness for "Common Sense" they (the North Carolina delegates in Congress) have agreed that copies of the pamphlet be sent; the Council is to judge as to the advisability of distributing them; directions as to reckoning up the charges for the cost of transportation, and the pay of the wagoners.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1172
Archives EAD ID: 275521
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b139590-6a40-0139-6ce8-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1776). Letter to [Samuel Johnston, Edenton. N. C.] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa0d-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

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Letter to [Samuel Johnston, Edenton. N. C.]