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Title
Letter to Horatio Gates [New York?]
Names
Madison, James, 1751-1836 (Author)
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Presidents of Congress, and of the United States

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1802-03-10
Place: Washington, D.C.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
Presidents
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Acknowledging letters of the 11th and 16th ult.; the latter came by Gen. Stephens [Edward Stevens?]; the requests of both have been attended to; has not answered sooner because of frail health; peace in Europe; probability that internal tranquillity will not be disturbed, notwithstanding the menacing tone of Congress; devastation in San Domingo; cannot visit Gates, as he has his farm to look after in times of relaxation; returns the letter from Gen. [John] Armstrong; it is fortunate that he has so good a successor; regards to Mrs. Gates.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 1386
Archives EAD ID: 275618
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ec4b510-6a35-0139-dc59-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1751: Creator Born
  • 1802: Created
  • 1836: Creator Died
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Horatio Gates [New York?]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1802. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-eef0-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Horatio Gates [New York?]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-eef0-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1802). Letter to Horatio Gates [New York?] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-eef0-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Horatio Gates [New York?]