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Title
Document
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Rhode Island (Colony). Governor (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Rhode Island.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1755-09-01
Place: Newport
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. D. S., Stephen Hopkins, Govr. Endorsed. On the back is also written an affidavit that the members have been notified; signed by Berh. Brown, Sher. 1 page. Fo
Description
Warrant to the sheriff of Kings County to summon the members of the General Assembly to meet at Newport on Sept. 8 to deliberate and perform what further is necessary to be done by the colony in view of the call for reinforcements from General Johnson, on August 24, and the vote by the General Assembly of Connecticut of 1,500 men in addition to the 500 they had already raised.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275895
Calendar number: EM. 2321
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7036d30-c52f-012f-8c7e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1755: 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. "Document" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1755. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-259c-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). Document Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-259c-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Wikipedia Citation

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