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Title
Letter to William Gordon, near Boston
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Gordon, William (Recipient)
Rush, Benjamin (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Pennsylvania, Part I.

Dates / Origin
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1773-10-10
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. Endorsed. 2 pp. Fo
Description
He was glad to hear from [Thomas] Mifflin of Gordon's happiness and increasing usefulness; he sends two recent productions of his own; the Vindication of his Address [on Slave-Keeping] will rectify Gordon's notions as to the state of slavery amongst the Jews; he has sent a copy to Samuel Elliott, with a view to republication in Boston; they are preparing to oppose the landing of the East India tea; the pieces in the newspapers signed Scaevola are written by Mifflin, those signed Hamden are by himself; the competition with which he has long struggled from his brethren of the faculty extends to all his publications, and the negro cause in Philadelphia has on this account suffered through him; any notice that Gordon may take of his publications will therefore be the more acceptable.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276054
Calendar number: EM. 2906
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 86110190-c530-012f-67c6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1773: 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 William Gordon, near Boston