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Title
Letter to Gen. [Edward] Hand
Names
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802 (Recipient)
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIV. Washington and His Military Family

Dates / Origin
Place: New Windsor, N.Y.
Date Created: 1781-01-23
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: EM9220-9322
Physical Description
L. S. In the handwriting of David Humphreys. 1 page. Fo
Description
Congratulates him on his appointment as adjutant general; Col. Scammel had arra[ill]ged to leave the office Jan. 1st, and is needed with the New Hampshire Line; Gen. Hand will therefore rep[ill]o the army as soon as convenient.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278619
Calendar number: EM. 9245
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 121b9cb0-0028-0130-5e91-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1744: Creator Born
  • 1781: Place
  • 1802: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Gen. [Edward] Hand