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Title
Letter to Maj. Gen. [Benjamin] Lincoln
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810 (Recipient)
Bull, Stephen (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1779-03-02
Place: Port Royal Ferry, S.C.
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Had written previously that Johnson, the suspicious person brought from Gen. Lincoln's camp by Mr. May had been sent off for Charles Town under the care of an officer who had taken him prisoner in Florida a year before; is sorry to say that he has escaped; the Governor has offered a reward of $350 for his re-capture; by order of the Governor the militia artillery and infantry in Gen. Bull's camp will begin their march for Charles Town the next day; and he will follow two days after; Col. Skirvin [Screven] will command the camp.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277751
Calendar number: EM. 6703
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b3bfdb0-c535-012f-a43b-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

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1779). Letter to Maj. Gen. [Benjamin] Lincoln Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bc2acb7e-4b10-0a50-e040-e00a18063320

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Maj. Gen. [Benjamin] Lincoln