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Title
Letter to [Mrs. Elias Boudinot, Baskin-ridge, N. J.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Boudinot, Mrs. Elias (Recipient)
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

B

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1777-09-22
Place: Reading, Pa.
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Details particulars of the advance across the Schuylkill [Sept. 18]; the battle averted by heavy rain; troops slept on the field with wet blankets and no cover but the trees; even the wounded were eager to attack; it took two days to recruit, when the General found an attempt to outflank him; the enemy then pushed for the Sweed's Ford on Schuylkill but Washington got between them and the city; army has been joined by General Smallwood with 2000 men and 200 Indians; describes the panic in Philadelphia on report of British entry; concludes with domestic details and personal messages.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279923
Calendar number: EM. 20013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 984a10a0-c540-012f-0d2a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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Letter to [Mrs. Elias Boudinot, Baskin-ridge, N. J.]