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Title
Document
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Great Britain. King (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VI. Declaration of Independence

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-11-05
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Declaration of Independence
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
D. S., George [III.] R. Countersigned by Suffolk. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Orders and instructions for the recruits of Hesse Hanau in the embarking for North America; the men to be brought on deck each day; no smoking to be allowed between decks; no gaming allowed; as many men to be kept on deck as possible; men not to go ashore but by consent of the commanding officer, and when men are so allowed, a non-commissioned officer is to accompany them; three pence per diem to be contributed from the pay of each man for the expence of the provisions on board.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275653
Calendar number: EM. 1498
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c488c940-c52e-012f-d36d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1777: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bdcd4e5f-255f-b0b5-e040-e00a18067cc3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Document" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bdcd4e5f-255f-b0b5-e040-e00a18067cc3

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Document Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bdcd4e5f-255f-b0b5-e040-e00a18067cc3

Wikipedia Citation

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