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Title
Letter
Names
Ingersoll, Jared (Addressee)
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VIII. The Articles of Confederation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1794-08-29
Place: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM4149-4239
Description
His errand here has been successful; the better class of people required no arguments to convince them that it was for their own benefit to obey and support the laws; the lower classes were full of prejudices and passions, but by affability and moderation a change has been brought about; the proceedings of this day will probably secure obedience to the excise laws; a convention of committees from all the townships met at Parkinson's Ferry on the 14th, and appointed a committee of safety and one of conference; all matters have been adjusted with the latter committee, which reports today to the committee of safety; in case a reconciliation had not taken place, many people threatened to become British subjects, to remove into the Indian country, or to set up a government of their own; an expedition is now projected against Sandusky by the militia of the western counties; he and Irvine will return Monday, if the proceedings of the committee are favorable.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276453
Calendar number: EM. 4206
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37eea9e0-c532-012f-b110-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1794: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1794. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46d4-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46d4-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1794). Letter Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-46d4-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

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