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Title
Letter to Elias Boudinot, Elizabeth Town [N. J.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821 (Recipient)
Caldwell, James (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

C

Dates / Origin
Place: Albany, N.Y.
Date Created: 1776-05-15
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. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Gen. Schuyler went forward the preceding Sunday to send men and provisions over the lakes; progress of New Jersey troops; Dr. Franklin writes that provisions are more needed than men; Col. Dayton wrote home an alarming letter, but after seeing the General he was sorry he had put it so strongly; the arrival of a fleet at Quebec is reported, and the withdrawal of the Americans with loss of guns and hospital; he doubts the truth of these reports; Col. Dayton is beloved by his battalion; he himself is well supported by able officers.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279945
Calendar number: EM. 20035
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea17aaf0-002d-0130-8fac-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

  • 1776: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Elias Boudinot, Elizabeth Town [N. J.]