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Title
Letter to [Hector McNeil, commanding the Boston frigate.]
Names
McNeil, Hector (Recipient)
Thomson, Thomas (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800)

Series IX. Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution

Dates / Origin
Place: Portsmouth, N.H.
Date Created: 1777-07-19
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
Congratulates him on his safe arrival; regrets that his prize is retaken, and Manley's likely to share the same fate; states that the Raleigh is down below in the harbor, with 150 men; guns and stores will be complete in a few days; nothing but the want of men will prevent their sailing; expects the Alfred from Boston to join him on his cruize; suggests that Capt. McNeil may wish to join them at Portsmouth; thinks he can get volunteers for a short expedition; asks for information and opinions; if they meet, the Continental signals will be observed between them.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 277958
Calendar number: EM. 7078
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14dbaa30-0026-0130-aef1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1777: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to [Hector McNeil, commanding the Boston frigate.]