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Title
Letter to Lachlan McIntosh, Darien [Ga.]
Names
Gervais, John Lewis (Author)
McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

The Carolinas and Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1774-12-31
Place: Charleston, S.C.
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. Marked "Copy." Endorsed. 4 pp. 4o
Description
Informs him of the intractability of his son Lachlan, staying with Gervais; arrival on the 11th inst. of Col. [Henry] Laurens, who expects to visit the Altamaha soon; meeting called at Charleston for Jan. 11, to choose deputies for the next Continental Congress; hopes that Georgia will accede to the resolutions of the last Congress; appearances in Great Britain unfavorable to America; sorry that he and McIntosh have been disappointed by the non-arrival of the cargo of negroes; if Georgia accedes to the non-importation Association, they will have to be sent to the West Indies.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1220
Archives EAD ID: 275544
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 873071d0-6a40-0139-5978-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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  • 1774: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Lachlan McIntosh, Darien [Ga.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa3d-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1774). Letter to Lachlan McIntosh, Darien [Ga.] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa3d-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

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Letter to Lachlan McIntosh, Darien [Ga.]