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Title
Letter to Gov. [Horatio] Sharpe [Annapolis]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790 (Recipient)
Morris, Robert Hunter, ca. 1700-1764 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIII. The Generals of the American Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1755-07
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
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: EM7736-9213
Physical Description
L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Disappointing action of the Assembly in adjourning to Sept. 1st without complying with the General's demand for cannon and stores; he hopes Maryland and Virginia will undertake to do the whole and depend on being reimbursed whenever Parliament puts the colonies on a proper footing; sends a letter from Gov. Shirley for laying an embargo on all provisions; the French fleet is at Louisburgh, with Admiral Boscawen before it; he is setting out to form a magazine near Shippensburgh; danger to the back settlements; Gov. Dinwiddie has ordered two pieces of cannon to Fort Cumberland and the Ohio; a party of the enemy appears to be between Fort Cumberland and the army.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278264
Calendar number: EM. 7762
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b618ec00-0026-0130-d9be-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). Letter to Gov. [Horatio] Sharpe [Annapolis] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcdb8127-92d2-9816-e040-e00a18060b50

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Letter to Gov. [Horatio] Sharpe [Annapolis]