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Title
Letter to Josiah Bartlett [Philadelphia]
Names
Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795 (Recipient)
Whipple, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800)

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: Portsmouth, N.H.
Date Created: 1778-08-02
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Declaration of Independence
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Has talked with [Peter] Landais, but he and the Frenchman do not agree; thinks the plan for 56-gun ships will not answer; hopes the French fleet may accomplish something great; Gen. Sullivan has requisitioned more men from New Hampshire, but the state is drained by privateering; they could spare some women; scarcity of bread and high price of corn; hears from Col. Langdon that Mr. Wentworth has been ill.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275664
Calendar number: EM. 1543
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1da0270-c52e-012f-fe4c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1729: Creator Born
  • 1778: Place
  • 1795: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to Josiah Bartlett [Philadelphia]