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Title
Letter to [Horatio Gates.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (Recipient)
Lee, Arthur (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1784-09-05
Place: Philadelphia, 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. Endorsed. 3 pp. 4o
Description
Asks him to make a party to come to the Indian treaty with the Six Nations at Stanwix on the 20th, and with the western Indians at the mouth of the Cayahoga on Lake Erie Nov. 20th; hints that the Indian ladies might be kinder and less troublesome than the widow at the Manor or the maid on the Island; alludes to the impostures of Mesmer; no chance of a meeting of the Committee of the States; they must be an ungoverned Union until Congress meets; La Fayette will attend the treaty.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 280079
Calendar number: EM. 20170
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1296550-c541-012f-6da0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1784: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to [Horatio Gates.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1784. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be97b4b1-69ed-725d-e040-e00a1806751a

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Letter to [Horatio Gates.]