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Title
Letter to [James Iredell, Edenton.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Iredell, James (Recipient)
Hooper, William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Virginia, Part II.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1785-07-06
Place: Hillsboro, N.C.
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.
Physical Description
A. L. S. 4 pp. Fo
Description
Sends this by a messenger who is to assist [Isaac] Pinto with horses in his progress; the court at Wilmington went on in the old dilatory mode; overbearing conduct of Germanicus on the bench, leading to a dispute with [Archibald] MacLaine; necessity of reforming the courts; he hopes that Iredell and [Samuel] Johnston will have a large share in the work; absence of proper material with which to form the officers required by the constitution; they must do with such stuff as they have until the academies and colleges supply something better; progress of Hillsboro; illness and melancholy of Gen. [Thomas] Clark.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 276370
Calendar number: EM. 3951
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e40efa20-c531-012f-d71a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1785: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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APA Format

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Letter to [James Iredell, Edenton.]