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Title
Letter to James Bowdoin, Governor of Massachusetts
Names
Bowdoin, James (Recipient)
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XV. The Annapolis Convention

Dates / Origin
Place: North Carolina
Date Created: 1786-06-21
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: EM9328-9426
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Acknowledges letter of Mar. 30, with copy of a resolution of the Massachusetts Legislature acceding to the proposal of Virginia for a convention at Annapolis to consider the trade of the United States; as the General Assembly of North Carolina does not meet until after the date proposed the Council has advised him to appoint commissioners to attend, recommending Abner Nash, Alfred Moore, Hugh Williamson, John G. Blount, and Philemon Hawkins; he will appoint such of these as may agree to go.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278666
Calendar number: EM. 9330
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2533e6c0-0028-0130-f656-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to James Bowdoin, Governor of Massachusetts