All available New York Public Library branch locations are now open with nearly full service.

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Letter to Lieut. Gen. [Alexander] Leslie
Names
Leslie, Alexander, ca. 1740 1794 (Recipient)
Martin, John (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Place: Savannah, Ga.
Date Created: 1782-11-06
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
L. S. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Having been informed that Sir Guy Carleton has ordered the restoration of such slaves as have left their owners and followed the British armies and fleet, he has appointed Col. John Skey Eustace, and Maj. Peter Deveaux as commissioners to arrange the business with Gen. Leslie; asks for his friendly co-operation with them and promises that they will comply with the rules of the etiquette of flags; expresses his admiration of the humanity shown by Sir Guy Carleton.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277779
Calendar number: EM. 6743
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc13f720-0025-0130-162d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1782: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Lieut. Gen. [Alexander] Leslie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bc2acb7e-4bfa-0a50-e040-e00a18063320

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Lieut. Gen. [Alexander] Leslie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bc2acb7e-4bfa-0a50-e040-e00a18063320

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Letter to Lieut. Gen. [Alexander] Leslie Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bc2acb7e-4bfa-0a50-e040-e00a18063320

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bc2acb7e-4bfa-0a50-e040-e00a18063320 | title= (text) Letter to Lieut. Gen. [Alexander] Leslie|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=September 24, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Letter to Lieut. Gen. [Alexander] Leslie