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Title
Letter to the Council of Safety [at Charleston]
Names
Drayton, William Henry (Author)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, [legacy collection]

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Place: Congaree, S.C.
Date Created: 1775-08-09
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. Endorsed. 4 pp. Fo
Description
Mr. Tennent and Col. Richardson have just set out on their progress on the north side of Broad river; Mr. Kershaw has come from Camden to continue the progress with him through the fork between Broad and Saluda rivers; gives an account of his progress with Mr. Tennent over the Congaree river to an election, where they had addressed the people with excellent effect, and many had signed the association; had spoken to a German audience, and held an election; Summer and Newfer had passed through on their way to the Fork; encloses affidavit concerning Kirkland, who should be punished; has drawn an order for John Chestnut for £405 in payment for four horses; is glad the committee approves the idea of requiring wagoners to carry their certificates of having signed the association; guards should be placed at the town gates to inspect all wagoners from the Congarees, the fork between broad and Saluda rivers, and Fair Forest.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277670
Calendar number: EM. 6586
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f86f490-c535-012f-69c1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Place
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to the Council of Safety [at Charleston]