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Title
Letter to Col. Henry Laurens, Charles Town
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792 (Recipient)
De Saussure, Daniel (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XII. The Siege of Charleston--Lincoln Papers

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1775-09-26
Place: Beaufort, 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: EM7542-7727
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed: . . . "Read in Council of Safety same day." 1 page. 4o
Description
Has received his letter to the committee of Beaufort parish; states that the 2000 weight of gunpowder which the Council of Safety had ordered to be left at Charleston subject to the orders of the Council of Safety at Savannah, has not yet been delivered; thinks it will not be needed in Savannah as over 6000 lbs. had been taken there by Ranier's vessel from London; promises that there shall be no waste of the 400 lbs. left by Capt. Lampriere; Col. Bull has sent 600 lbs. to his care.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278228
Calendar number: EM. 7698
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a98f7390-0026-0130-98e1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Col. Henry Laurens, Charles Town" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcdb8127-9274-9816-e040-e00a18060b50

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Col. Henry Laurens, Charles Town" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcdb8127-9274-9816-e040-e00a18060b50

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1775). Letter to Col. Henry Laurens, Charles Town Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcdb8127-9274-9816-e040-e00a18060b50

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Col. Henry Laurens, Charles Town