View this item elsewhere:

Title
Letter
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Clinton, George, 1739-1812 (Recipient)
Roberdeau, Daniel (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VIII. The Articles of Confederation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-12-04
Place: Lancaster, Pa.
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.
Citation/reference: EM4149-4239
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with the address and endorsement. On the blank page is a draught of Clinton's answer, stating that no salt has arrived. A. L., George Clinton
Description
A quantity of salt is required from Massachusetts to cure provisions in the Middle Department for the next campaign; Congress, alarmed at the delay, has given authority to the Governor and Council of Safety of Connecticut to appoint or remove officers in the commissary department, and to hire wagons; asks if any salt has arrived yet at the North River; if not, Clinton is desired to forward a copy of this letter to Gov. Trumbull. A. L. S. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with the address and endorsement. On the blank page is a draught of Clinton's answer, stating that no salt has arrived.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276449
Calendar number: EM. 4198
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 35526370-c532-012f-155b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

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" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46b2-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46b2-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46b2-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46b2-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1 | title= (text) Letter, (1777) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=June 19, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Letter