Letter to [Maj.-Gen. Lincoln, Headquarters --Dobbs's Ferry--, N. Y.]

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Title
Letter to [Maj.-Gen. Lincoln, Headquarters --Dobbs's Ferry--, N. Y.]
Names
Ramsay, David (Author)
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

The Carolinas and Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-08-13
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. 3 pp. Fo
Description
News of his recent release from confinement at St. Augustine; analogy between the history of South Carolina and of New Jersey; good effects of the revolution upon the character of the people; capture of Isaac Hayne by the British; the great number of South Carolina people in Philadelphia; he expects to visit the camp before his return to Charleston; assurances of his friendship for Lincoln; debt of South Carolina to the latter; prospects of peace.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1260
Archives EAD ID: 275562
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a1e2cb0-6a40-0139-54cd-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Letter to [Maj.-Gen. Lincoln, Headquarters --Dobbs's Ferry--, N. Y.]