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Title
Letter to Gov. [Benjamin] Harrison, Richmond
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Harrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791 (Recipient)
Wythe, George (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1783-06-24
Place: Williamsburg, Va.
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 Frank M. Etting Esq. Philada. 2 pp. Fo. With a portrait (small wood engraving on India paper) of George Wythe, and a view of the Res. of George Wythe Williamsburgh Va. (EM. 3747
Description
He is ready to undertake that part of the business assigned by the board, but begs to be excused from supervising the impression and correcting typographical errors; if it is intended that every judge of the chancery shall be employed, he wishes to know whether he should communicate the Governor's letter to [John] Blair.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276302
Calendar number: EM. 3746-3747
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9e805cc0-c531-012f-ddf5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1783: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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APA Format

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Letter to Gov. [Benjamin] Harrison, Richmond