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Title
Letter to Gov. [Horatio] Sharpe
Names
Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790 (Recipient)
Dinwiddie, Robert (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Place: Williamsburg, Va.
Date Created: 1755-07-29
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
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. Fo
Description
Is deeply concerned by the news of the defeat and death of Gen. Braddock; has called the Assembly together in order to put in force military law; at present the militia is under no proper command; has written Col. Dunbar that if the private men are recovered from their panic, and he will make another attempt against the enemy, he may have several hundred more men; is sorry for the situation in the Maryland Assembly; hopes this defeat may rouse them from their lethargy; Com. Keppel has sailed; all the war ships have gone to Nova Scotia except Capt. Arbuthnot and the Hornet sloop, who waits to carry despatches to Adm. Boscawen; as Gen. Shirley is in full command has sent him the proposals which should be secretly conducted.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277426
Calendar number: EM. 6115
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c8a9b4c0-c534-012f-6577-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1718: Creator Born
  • 1755: Place
  • 1790: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gov. [Horatio] Sharpe