Letter to [Joseph Clay, Savannah, Ga.]

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Title
Letter to [Joseph Clay, Savannah, Ga.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Clay, Joseph (Recipient)
Few, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XVII. The First Federal Administration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1790-04-14
Place: New York
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM9592-9822
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Details a commercial transaction with Ludlow, Goold and Forsyth; is happy to learn that Georgia enjoys peace with the Creek Indians; Congress disposed to act on defensive, taking steps to protect the whole frontier; three companies, nearly 200 men, with 6 field-pieces, etc., had sailed for Georgia, one company to be stationed on the River St. Mary, another at Beard's Bluff, and the third at the Rock landing on the Oconee; a bill had passed the House for augmenting the military establishment to upwards of 1,600 men; it is now before the senate meeting with much opposition; Secretary at War intended to establish a line of posts from the Ohio by way of the Tugaloe and Oconee to St. Mary's river; encloses papers for news desired.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
MSS Unit ID: 278839
Other local Identifier: EM. 9696
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7cabf430-0028-0130-2534-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1790: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [Joseph Clay, Savannah, Ga.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1790. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cd85-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [Joseph Clay, Savannah, Ga.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 16, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cd85-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1790). Letter to [Joseph Clay, Savannah, Ga.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcf4e50c-cd85-6423-e040-e00a18061eb6

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Letter to [Joseph Clay, Savannah, Ga.]