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Title
Letter to Horatio Gates, Traveller's Rest, Berkeley Co., Va
Names
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (Recipient)
Morris, Robert Hunter, ca. 1700-1764 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, [legacy collection]

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1483 - 1876 (Approximate)
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Created: 1788-09-05
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
Common fame is a strumpet who has often taken liberties with him, but it is true he has brought suit against old Alexander, who is so avaricious that Gates may well employ some one else; recommends Alexander Donald of Richmond and Benjamin Harrison; concludes with personal messages and domestic details.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 280117
Calendar number: EM. 20209
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b56d540-c542-012f-fdb9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1483: Created (Approximate)
  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1788: Place
  • 1806: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Horatio Gates, Traveller's Rest, Berkeley Co., Va" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1483 - 1876. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be97b4b1-6a47-725d-e040-e00a1806751a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Horatio Gates, Traveller's Rest, Berkeley Co., Va" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 14, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be97b4b1-6a47-725d-e040-e00a1806751a

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1483 - 1876). Letter to Horatio Gates, Traveller's Rest, Berkeley Co., Va Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be97b4b1-6a47-725d-e040-e00a1806751a

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Letter to Horatio Gates, Traveller's Rest, Berkeley Co., Va