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Document
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Pennsylvania (Province). Governor (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Introduction, Part 1.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1699-02-16
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
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
D. S., William Penn. Countersigned by Patrick Robinson, Secretary. With provincial seal affixed. 1 1/2 pp. At the bottom of page 2 the sheriff has written and signed, Mar. 12, 1699/1700, the return of the writ, showing that Joseph Growden, William Biles, Richard Hough were elected Councillors for three, two, and one years respectively, and that John Swift, Phineas Pemberton, Joshua Hoops, William Paxsen, Jeremiah Langhorne, and Samuel [Da]rke were chosen representatives to the Assembly. Fo
Description
Writ authorizing Samuel Beakes, sheriff of Bucks county to summon a meeting of freemen on Mar. 10 to elect representatives to the Council and to the Assembly, the members of Council to meet in Philadelphia on Mar. 30, of the Assembly on May 10.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275733
Calendar number: EM. 1683
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 004680d0-c52f-012f-b42d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1699: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1699. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee8a-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee8a-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1699). Document Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ee8a-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

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