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Title
Letter to Matthew Tilghman, President of the Convention, Annapolis
Names
Tilghman, Matthew (Recipient)
Frederick County (Md.). Committee of Observation (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series V. Presidents of Congress, and the United States

Dates / Origin
Place: Frederick Town
Date Created: 1775-12-27
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
A. L. S., John Hanson jr. Chairman. Endorsed. 1 page. Fo
Description
Requesting that the Convention pay the charges, £23 19s., for transporting arms to Baltimore; also that a sum of money be deposited with the Committee for use in emergencies.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275603
Calendar number: EM. 1335
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9049f0d0-c52e-012f-9b1f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Matthew Tilghman, President of the Convention, Annapolis