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Title
Letter to Gen. [Lincoln]
Names
White, John (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XI. The Siege of Savannah--Lincoln Papers

Dates / Origin
Place: Swift Creek, S.C.
Date Created: 1780-01-29
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: EM7386-7538
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Has been ill from the effects of the Georgia campaign and the severe winter, but hopes by the help of his good spirits to recover soon, and will then go to Charleston to call upon his Excellency; some of the inhabitants are alarmed by a rumor of large accessions of troops by the enemy at Savannah; asks if the report is true that he may prepare to take the field again.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278130
Calendar number: EM. 7501
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79070b10-0026-0130-6973-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1780: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gen. [Lincoln]