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Title
Letter to [John Jay, President of Congress.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Recipient)
Fleury, Donadieu de (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1779-01-24
Place: Saint Hypolite, France
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. 2 pp. 4o
Description
She has a son in the service of the United States; he has distinguished himself, as she has learned by public intelligence; she begs to be relieved of her cruel uncertainty as to his situation; although she has written to him twenty times, she has not had a letter from him since he has been in America; begs that some means of communication be furnished.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277130
Calendar number: EM. 5516
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f26c43c0-0024-0130-fee9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1779: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Letter to [John Jay, President of Congress.]