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Title
Letter to [Henry Laurens and W. H. Drayton]
Names
Rutledge, John (Creator)
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792 (Addressee)
Drayton, W. H. (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

The Carolinas and Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1779-03-18
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. Fo
Description
The delegates of South Carolina in Congress [Philadelphia]. Incloses an extract of a letter from Gen. Lincoln; urges necessity of troops for the defence of South Carolina and Georgia. 3 pp. A postscript of 2 pp. contains detailed information about the troops they have and gives a copy of a memorandum handed to Gen. [Robert] Howe for them, which shows that Gen. [Sir John] Vaughan is expected to move against South Carolina with a fleet and 10,000 men.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1269
Archives EAD ID: 275565
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9be40aa0-6a40-0139-041e-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1779: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
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Letter to [Henry Laurens and W. H. Drayton]