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Title
Letter to Robert Hunter Morris, Gov. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Morris, Robert Hunter, ca. 1700-1764 (Recipient)
Shirley, William, 1694-1771 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1755-06-07
Place: Fort Cumberland, Md.
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. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Acknowledges letter, enclosing the Governor's address to his Assembly; considers it drawn with proper spirit and sense; expects the troops to move on Monday [June 8,] with 200 wagons; fears that progress will be slow owing to bad roads and weather; expects to reach Fort Duquesne in three weeks; remarks upon unfavorable criticisms of Gov. Morris, of which he had previously written. In a postscript states that Mr. Peters had asked for an engineer for the road, but it will be impossible to send one.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277479
Calendar number: EM. 6240
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f44e83b0-c534-012f-115a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Letter to Robert Hunter Morris, Gov. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia