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Title
Letter to Major General Horatio Gates
Names
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (Recipient)
Seymour, Thomas Young (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800)

Series XXII. Irving's Life of Washington

Dates / Origin
Place: Hartford, Conn.
Date Created: 1777-11-24
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
A. L. S. Endorsed. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Acknowledges receipt of Gates's letter of 18th directing the company of dragoons [of Sheldon's or the 2nd continental dragoons] to repair to Kinderhook; remainder of the troop at Wethersfield recruiting their horses; gives reasons why he is unable to march; is ill himself, but if orders are peremptory the troop shall march and he will follow as soon as well enough to ride.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279420
Calendar number: EM. 13717
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05713400-002c-0130-3c11-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1777: Place
  • 1806: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Letter to Major General Horatio Gates