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Letter to Elias Dayton, 3d Battalion of New Jersey, Johns Town or Crown Point [N. Y.]

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Title
Letter to Elias Dayton, 3d Battalion of New Jersey, Johns Town or Crown Point [N. Y.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Dayton, Elias, 1737-1807 (Recipient)
Clark, Abraham (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: New Jersey.

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1776-07-04
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
Lithograph fac-simile of an A. L. S. in the possession of F. J. Dreer Esq. Phila. 2 pp. Fo. With a small wood engraving of the Res. of Abraham Clark Elizabeth Co. N. J.
Description
While their forces were retreating from Canada and Gen. Howe advancing on New York, Congress resolved to declare the United Colonies free and independent states; the declaration will probably pass today; all is uncertainty as to the landing of the enemy; he is not quite reconciled at being here and the enemy by his door; New Jersey is all in motion to resist invasion or to aid New York; he trusts that God will prevent their being crushed; plots are whispered of against the military and against the senate; this letter is meant also for his friend [James] Caldwell.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276042
Calendar number: EM. 2861
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76ef9a30-c530-012f-4f7c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Letter to Elias Dayton, 3d Battalion of New Jersey, Johns Town or Crown Point [N. Y.]