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Title
Letter to Benjamin Fletcher, Governor, New York
Names
Fletcher, Benjamin (Recipient)
Ingoldesby, Richard (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XIX. Booth's History of New York

Dates / Origin
Place: Albany, N.Y.
Date Created: 1692-02-11
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: EM12068-13172
Physical Description
L. S. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Would have informed Fletcher of the approach on 8th instant of 350 French and 200 Indians to the Maquase castles; the news came from a youth taken at Schenectady 3 years ago, but news would have been too late; details his proceedings for the defence of Albany and Schenectady; has ordered in all the farmers, who readily obeyed; as a result about 600 men at Schenectady and Albany; had written to Sopus (Esopus) for any men they could spare and had expected Captain de Meyer and 50 men; etc.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278982
Calendar number: EM. 10574
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e6291c0-0029-0130-2b23-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1692: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Letter to Benjamin Fletcher, Governor, New York