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Title
Letter to the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania
Names
United States. Congress, Continental, 1775–1789 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1776-11-11
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., Benjamin Harrison, James Wilson, Edward Rutledge, Francis Lightfoot Lee. Endorsed. 1 page. Fo
Description
The undersigned members request the Council to appoint a committee to meet them at the War Office as soon as possible. In the handwriting of Edward Rutledge.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275720
Calendar number: EM. 1648
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f4c5b690-c52e-012f-85cb-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
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee6f-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee6f-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Letter to the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee6f-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to the Council of Safety of Pennsylvania