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Title
Letter to -- --
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Exeter (N.H.). Committee of Safety (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: New Hampshire.

Dates / Origin
Place: Exeter, N.H.
Date Created: 1775-06-19
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
1 page. Fo. Lithograph fac-simile of an autograph letter of Matthew Thornton in the possession of J. J. Smith, Esq. At the top of the page appears a view of the residence of Matthew Thornton in Derry, N. H., at the time of the Declaration of Independence
Description
Regret that they can give them no powder, as requested in their letter of the 18th; they have sent away six hundred weight, pursuant to the resolves of the Continental Congress, and purpose to send a thousand weight more; they have received a report of Bunker Hill; their sorrow at "the loss of Dr [Joseph] Warren of your Colony as well as Majr [Andrew] McClary of ours.".
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275796
Calendar number: EM. 1955
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5464a0a0-c52f-012f-6c09-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to -- --