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Title
Letter to [William Denny] Governor of Pennsylvania
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Denny, William, b. 1718 (Recipient)
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham (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: 1757-02-19
Place: Whitehall
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
L. S., W. Pitt. Endorsed: "19 Febry 1757 Secretary Pitt. Reced 17 Augt 1757 By Post" 3 pp. Fo
Description
His letter of Jan. 4 spoke of the King's intention to send a strong squadron to North America; he now informs him that Rear Admiral [Francis] Holburne is to command the squadron; the Governor is to apply to him for assistance if needed, and is also to keep him informed as to all naval intelligence that may come to his knowledge; he is to use all legal methods for recruiting seamen.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275899
Calendar number: EM. 2330
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9ec4a80-c52f-012f-9e23-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1757: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1757). Letter to [William Denny] Governor of Pennsylvania Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-25a3-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

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Letter to [William Denny] Governor of Pennsylvania