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Title
Letter to John Laurens, Paris
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Laurens, John, 1754-1782 (Recipient)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XVI. The Federal Convention

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-05-17
Place: Passy
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: EM9433-9588
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 1 page. 4o
Description
Incloses order for another hundred louis; prays that he may return safely with his cargo; were it not that Laurens has such good qualities in the military line, Franklin would wish to see him here again as his successor; Congress could not put their affairs in better hands.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278731
Calendar number: EM. 9464
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44086e00-0028-0130-650c-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 John Laurens, Paris" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cc93-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to John Laurens, Paris" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cc93-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to John Laurens, Paris