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Title
Letter to [the Home Secretary, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck,] Duke of Portland
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish, Duke of Portland (Recipient)
Wentworth, Sir John (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: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date Created: 1795-01-22
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
A. L. S. Marked: "Private. "Endorsed. 9 pp. 4o
Description
Prince Edward has informed him of the resignation of Lord Dorchester, and of his (Edward's) disposition to succeed to the command of the army, separated from the office of civil Governor of the Provinces; Wentworth asks for the latter position for himself; the good qualities in the character of Prince Edward; Wentworth repeats his request to be created a baronet; recapitulates the great expenses he has been put to as governor, in raising and equipping the Royal Nova Scotia Regiment, and in other ways, and trusts that the Ministers will consider favorably his case in these regards.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275803
Calendar number: EM. 1972
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 59f4eb20-c52f-012f-ec43-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1795: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to [the Home Secretary, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck,] Duke of Portland