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Title
Letter to William Denny [Philadelphia]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Denny, William, b. 1718 (Recipient)
Croghan, George (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXII. Irving's Life of Washington

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1758-06-30
Place: Fort Johnson, Johnstown, N.Y.
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.
Citation/reference: EM13380-14457
Physical Description
L. S. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Reports news from the Five Nations that 20 Onondaga Indians had been killed or captured by Englishmen to the southward; thinks the story a French invention but if true desires Denny's influence to save prisoners from death, and asks him to advise Sir William Johnson, who marched the day before to join Gen. [James] Abercromby; Croghan followed [on July 1st] with the other divisions and the Indians; expects a total of 400 [Indians], some of all the Five Nations.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279394
Calendar number: EM. 13411
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be76fe70-002b-0130-0070-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1758: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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APA Format

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Letter to William Denny [Philadelphia]