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Title
Letter to Col. [Philip Burr] Bradley, Bergen [N. J.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Bradley, Philip Burr (Recipient)
Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIV. Washington and His Military Family

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1776-08-08
Place: New York, 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: EM9220-9322
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. and 1 leaf with address and endorsement. 4o
Description
His Excellency directs that Bradley detach a party to repair the road from Bergen to the Ferry; it is thought that the enemy are meditating an attack; should they land in overpowering force, Bradley is to retreat to Col. [John] Durkee at Powles Hook and defend that post as long as possible.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278624
Calendar number: EM. 9255
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 149c0cf0-0028-0130-f3c3-58d385a7bc34
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

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Letter to Col. [Philip Burr] Bradley, Bergen [N. J.]