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Title
Letter to [the Legislature of Maryland.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Chase, Samuel (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Maryland.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-01-23
Place: Baltimore Town, Md.
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. 1 page. 4o
Description
The committee appointed by the in-closed resolutions of Congress [to inquire into the conduct of the enemy towards prisoners of war] request that the honorable body appoint gentlemen to take depositions on the matters contained in the resolve; the committee has heard that some of the British prisoners taken at Princeton said that they were ordered to stand until they were cut to pieces and take no prisoners, also that Gen. Mercer and Lieut. [Bartholomew] Yeates were killed after they had surrendered, and that several bodies have been found hanging on trees in the Jersies.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276218
Calendar number: EM. 3464
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ee11660-c531-012f-7f14-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: 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. "Letter to [the Legislature of Maryland.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-2802-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [the Legislature of Maryland.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-2802-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter to [the Legislature of Maryland.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-2802-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to [the Legislature of Maryland.]