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Title
Letter to [George Washington?]
Names
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Recipient)
Fairfax, George William (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

F

Dates / Origin
Place: Williamsburg, Va.
Date Created: 1769-10-30
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
Acknowledges letter of the 14th; he read it to the Council when they met to consider the Frederick commission; describes the proceedings; urges his friend to persevere, and try at the next court to get such as are thought proper added to the commission; his letter about the rioters will be considered next morning; deprecates use of the military.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279910
Archives EAD ID: 279989
Calendar number: EM. 20080
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc872300-c540-012f-9b02-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1732: Creator Born
  • 1769: Place
  • 1799: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to [George Washington?]