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Title
Document
Names
Stirk, Samuel (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

The Carolinas and Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1785-11-29
Place: Georgia
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Continental Congress
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. D. S., Sam. Stirk, atty for Allison. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Petition to the Governor, Samuel Elbert, on behalf of Henry Allison, praying for a hearing before the Council in behalf of his petition, and for compensation for four negroes given him Mar. 26, 1783, by the Commissioners of Confiscated Estates, on an order from Lyman Hall, the then Governor; of these he sold three to Col. Jack, who by verdict of court in the March term was obliged to surrender the aforesaid negroes to Hancock, the claimant thereof.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1307
Archives EAD ID: 275588
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab3d2370-6a40-0139-ef6b-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1785: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1785. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa8b-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa8b-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1785). Document Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa8b-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Wikipedia Citation

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