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Title
Letter to Gen. [Lachlan] McIntosh, Savanna, Ga.
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806 (Recipient)
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIII. The Generals of the American Revolution

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1776-12-05
Place: Charles Town, 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: EM7736-9213
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 3 pp. 4o
Description
Sends intelligence received by the President [John Rutledge] the day before, from Philadelphia; a gentleman who escaped from the enemy informed Gen. Green that 10,000 troops were to be embarked for this state; a fleet of transports sailed eastward; the master of the vessel that brought the letter reported sixteen men-of-war between the Capes of Delaware and Cape Hatteras; speculates as to the enemy's designs; retreat of Carleton; Howe wounded; after the news reached England of the success at Sullivant's Island mugs were struck off showing Gen. Washington with a palmetto tree and an inscription; if the punch-bowl and handkerchief merchants will be as bold, a fig for Lord North and Sackville; asks him to help Gen. [Robert] Howe with horses.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278566
Calendar number: EM. 9049
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4364130-c538-012f-f0d0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1776: 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 Gen. [Lachlan] McIntosh, Savanna, Ga." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cb49-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Gen. [Lachlan] McIntosh, Savanna, Ga." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cb49-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1776). Letter to Gen. [Lachlan] McIntosh, Savanna, Ga. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cb49-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

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Letter to Gen. [Lachlan] McIntosh, Savanna, Ga.