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Title
Letter to [Benjamin Lincoln?]
Names
Pinckney, Thomas (Author)
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810 (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Siege of Savannah, 1779

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1779-01-30
Place: Zubley's, Ga.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- Siege, 1779
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. Endorsed. 2 pp. 8o
Description
Encloses Lt. Col. [James Marcus] Prevost's full powers from Gen. [Augustine] Prevost to conclude a treaty for the exchange of prisoners; the Col. is unwilling to confer except with an officer equally authorized with himself; suggests that another be appointed with fuller powers; Col. Prevost has brought with him Mr. Clarke, who had come with the flag the day before; Col. Prevost is willing to take Mrs. Philip Young and Miss Polly Jones if they choose to return to Georgia with him.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 7341
Archives EAD ID: 278071
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9354390-6a35-0139-5c76-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1779: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to [Benjamin Lincoln?]