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Letter to [W. H. Drayton, Arthur Middleton, and C. C. Pinckney, Members of the Secret Committee, Charleston, S. C.]

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Title
Letter to [W. H. Drayton, Arthur Middleton, and C. C. Pinckney, Members of the Secret Committee, Charleston, S. C.]
Names
Drayton, W. H. (Recipient)
Middleton, Arthur (Recipient)
Pinckney, C. C. (Recipient)
United States. Congress, Continental, 1775–1789 (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
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1775-07-01
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
L. S., Henry Middleton, Thomas Lynch, Christopher Gadsden, John Rutledge, Edward Rutledge. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Delegates of South Carolina send a vessel for gun-powder; all salt petre should be sent to Philadelphia to be used there for powder; if more than 4,000 lbs be collected, the surplus is to be sent at another opportunity; they send ... bushels of Indian corn to be exchanged for rice in which the powder may be concealed; secrecy recommended; suggested that large stores of powder may be procured from Havana.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275559
Calendar number: EM. 1250
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 725b5230-c52e-012f-001e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Letter to [W. H. Drayton, Arthur Middleton, and C. C. Pinckney, Members of the Secret Committee, Charleston, S. C.]