Letter to Col. John Nelson, Elizabeth Town

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Title
Letter to Col. John Nelson, Elizabeth Town
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Nelson, John (Recipient)
St. Clair, Arthur (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1779-05-30
Place: Springfield, N.J.
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: EM4262-7302
Physical Description
A.L.S. 1 page. Fo
Description
He is informed by Capt. Meeker, who has just come from Elizabeth Town, that there is reason to expect a visit from the enemy at that place this night; he sends therefore to inform Nelson of his own arrival here with a division of the army; asks for intelligence.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276571
Calendar number: EM. 4450
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 84410b50-c532-012f-d1c0-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1779: 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 Col. John Nelson, Elizabeth Town" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1779. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4783-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Col. John Nelson, Elizabeth Town" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4783-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1779). Letter to Col. John Nelson, Elizabeth Town Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4783-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Col. John Nelson, Elizabeth Town