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Title
Letter to Sir William [Johnson,] [Tryon County, N. Y.?]
Names
Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774 (Recipient)
Blair, John (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
Place: Williamsburg, Va.
Date Created: 1768-03-10
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
Acknowledges letter of Jan. 8th to the Lieutenant Governor [Fauquier], who died on the 2d inst.; the Council have advised him to lay it before the Assembly; sends him a power, under their seal, to transact business with the Indians at the congress to be held in summer; incloses a letter from Lord Shelburne directing them to run the boundary line between themselves and the Indian hunting ground, in which service Sir William and Mr. Stewart [John Stuart] are to join; they will begin at Col. Chiswell's lead mines, but there is great uncertainty as to the other end of the line.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276232
Calendar number: EM. 3512
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76e5de00-0023-0130-6309-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1715: Creator Born
  • 1768: Place
  • 1774: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Sir William [Johnson,] [Tryon County, N. Y.?]