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Title
Letter to [Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane, Arthur Lee, at Paris.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Recipient)
Deane, Silas (Recipient)
Lee, Arthur (Recipient)
United States. Congress, Continental, 1775–1789 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: Baltimore, Md.
Date Created: 1776-12-21
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
L. S., Benja. Harrison; Richard Henry Lee; Will Hooper; Jno Witherspoon; and Robert Morris at Philada. 6 pp. Fo
Description
Prospects of accomodation held out by Great Britain are insincere; campaign between Washington and Howe; no accomodation except on basis of independence; measures of defence; reasons why France should aid the colonies; Deane's letter concerning Williamson and Hopkins; the Secret Committee and their agent in France, Thomas Morris, will keep them informed concerning commercial affairs; the conference with Lord Howe; privateers approved of. In the handwriting of John Witherspoon.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275686
Calendar number: EM. 1584
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df6882e0-c52e-012f-43f8-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1776: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Letter to [Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane, Arthur Lee, at Paris.]