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Title
Letter to Col. [Elias] Dayton, Chatham [N. J.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Dayton, Elias, 1737-1807 (Recipient)
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIII. The Generals of the American Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-01-21
Place: New Windsor, N.Y.
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
A. L. S. Endorsed. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with the address and a note by Col. Barber respecting the transport of Col. Dayton's butter
Description
Per Col. [Francis] Barber. The manner in which Capt. [Jonathan] Dayton was captured will not operate against him; being considered as an officer employed in getting intelligence he will follow the usual course of exchanges; asks him to tell the spy that had the letter enclosed in sealing-wax that Lafayette expects him here with the plans he promised to procure; wants the New York calendar for the new year.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278523
Calendar number: EM. 8862-8863
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 691a8690-c538-012f-c4c6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1781: 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. [Elias] Dayton, Chatham [N. J.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcdb8127-94ae-9816-e040-e00a18060b50

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1781). Letter to Col. [Elias] Dayton, Chatham [N. J.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcdb8127-94ae-9816-e040-e00a18060b50

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Letter to Col. [Elias] Dayton, Chatham [N. J.]