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Title
Letter to Jethro Sumner and Philemon Hawkins, Bute County
Names
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785 (Addressee)
Hawkins, Philemon (Addressee)
Long, Nicholas (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1776-03-20
Place: North Carolina
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
A.L.S. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with the address and endorsement. 4o
Description
He has just received an express from Col. James Moore at Wilmington informing him that Gen. Clinton had arrived at Cape Fear with some troops; he has therefore directed general musters in this and Edgcombe and Northampton counties, and recommends that they do the same; the Committee of Safety will meet on that day; he will communicate their orders; desires to have the accounts of the last expedition sent in.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276576
Calendar number: EM. 4460
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87a20f20-c532-012f-b1db-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Jethro Sumner and Philemon Hawkins, Bute County" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4791-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Jethro Sumner and Philemon Hawkins, Bute County" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4791-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1776). Letter to Jethro Sumner and Philemon Hawkins, Bute County Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bad6720b-4791-a00b-e040-e00a18067aa1

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Jethro Sumner and Philemon Hawkins, Bute County