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Title
Letter to Gen. Burgoyne
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792 (Addressee)
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-09-25
Place: Behmus' Heights
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: EM4262-7302
Physical Description
1 page. Fo
Description
Sends a list of the prisoners in his hands; Ensign Phillips died of his wounds on the 21st; Dr. [Jonathan] Potts in his interview with Dr. Wood had some discourse about the wounded prisoners; desires to know Burgoyne's sentiments thereupon; requests a return of the American prisoners taken on the 19th; has no objection to the wife of John Wright being sent to her husband; will deliver clothing or money that may be sent for prisoners; he has twenty-seven British and four German prisoners taken previous to the 19th. Contemporary transcript. Endorsed.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276514
Calendar number: EM. 4337
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e7f8f80-c532-012f-5ef4-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Gen. Burgoyne" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-472a-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Gen. Burgoyne" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-472a-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Letter to Gen. Burgoyne Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-472a-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gen. Burgoyne