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Title
Letter to [John Laurens? in France.]
Names
Bee, Thomas (Author)
Laurens, John, 1754-1782 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

The Carolinas and Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-03-28
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
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. Endorsed. 3 pp. 4o
Description
Incloses papers giving all material intelligence; failure of French fleet to enter the Chesapeake prevented Arnold's fall; news of Sumter, Marion, and Pickens in the south; their friends in St. Augustine are in good spirits and are determined to hold out to the last; some have been forced into temporary submission rather than see their families starve; news of their friends in Charleston; patriotism of the women; accessions of militia to the army; the letter by "An Independent American" is by Sir James Jay who takes this method of expressing his chagrin at his failure to be appointed Secretary to Franklin; Maryland has joined the Confederation; the impost duty; repeal of all tender laws will bring specie into circulation.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1206
Archives EAD ID: 275537
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e39a560-6a40-0139-e1ed-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1781: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to [John Laurens? in France.]