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Title
Letter to Thomas McKean [Philadelphia]
Names
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 (Recipient)
Read, George (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: Newcastle, Del.
Date Created: 1776-01-17
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Incloses extract from the minutes of the Council of Safety, recommending officers for the Delaware battalion, as follows: Colonel, John Haslet; Lieut.-Col., Gunning Bedford; Major, McPherson; Captains, Joseph Stedham, Jonathan Caldwell, David Hall, Henry Darby, Charles Pope, Nathan Adams, Samuel Smith, and Joseph Vaughan; Chaplain, Joseph Montgomery; they desire that a paymaster be appointed, George Latimer being their choice; asks him to procure money from Congress for the expenses of recruiting; their paper money will not be ready until March; condoles with him on the death of Mrs. Dunn.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275702
Calendar number: EM. 1615
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9809b60-c52e-012f-37cd-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1734: Creator Born
  • 1776: Place
  • 1817: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Thomas McKean [Philadelphia]