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Title
Letter to George Clinton, Governor of N. Y.
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Clinton, George, 1739-1812 (Recipient)
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1778-09-01
Place: White Plains, N.Y.
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Informs him that Capt. Colson [Samuel Colston] of the 5th Virginia regiment, wounded and killed Mr. Vantassel of New York; Colson has escaped, perhaps to Virginia, perhaps to the West Indies; will Clinton make efforts for his apprehension; the last advices from Rhode Island, of Aug. 29, from Gen. Sullivan, inform him that the Americans have withdrawn to the north end of the island; a skirmish with the enemy resulted favorably for the Americans; d'Estaing's fleet has reached Boston.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276321
Calendar number: EM. 3805
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6855d20-0023-0130-d6e9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1778: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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APA Format

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Letter to George Clinton, Governor of N. Y.