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Title
Letter to Peter Tappan, Poughkeepsie
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Tappan, Peter (Recipient)
Clinton, George, 1739-1812 (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
Date Created: 1787-01-26
Place: New York
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. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with the address and endorsement. 4o
Description
Speaks of the conversation he had just had with Col. Cantine about the Great or Hardenburgh's Patent; the Colonel thinks it would make a desirable purchase; Clinton thinks it would be a better investment than that at Cats Kill; he learns from Cantine that Cockburn has in mind to buy it.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275808
Calendar number: EM. 1984
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e1057d0-c52f-012f-2e9c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1787: 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. "Letter to Peter Tappan, Poughkeepsie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1787. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ef37-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Peter Tappan, Poughkeepsie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ef37-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1787). Letter to Peter Tappan, Poughkeepsie Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba0a2b02-ef37-b0df-e040-e00a18062abc

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Letter to Peter Tappan, Poughkeepsie