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Title
Letter to Mrs. [Elias] Boudinot [Baskinridge, N. J.]
Names
Boudinot, Mrs. Elias (Recipient)
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

B

Dates / Origin
Place: Camp Whitemarsh, Pa.
Date Created: 1777-11-15
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. Endorsed. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Sends this by a messenger going eastward, but without news; the day of trial, enemy bombarding their little forts on the river; as to a barrel of salmon at Morristown, and storing sugar in Livingston's cellar; not to delay wagons, sends eastern papers; prisoners in Philadelphia treated most cruelly, remonstrances made that day, nothing to eat but grass; Howe's army was starving; milch-cow beef sold for 3s. 6d. per 1b; inhabitants perishing and all turned Whigs; over 1000 women had come out in one day, begging for food; the news as to capture of Indiamen and Lord Stormont's recall was confirmed.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279910
Archives EAD ID: 279927
Calendar number: EM. 20017
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 99c5d6a0-c540-012f-e7ce-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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  • 1777: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to Mrs. [Elias] Boudinot [Baskinridge, N. J.]