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Title
Letter to [Horatio] Gates, Traveller's Rest [Berkely Co., Va.]
Names
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (Recipient)
Hazard, Ebenezer (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXII. Irving's Life of Washington

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1789-03-02
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. 3 pp. 4o
Description
Has been delayed in replying to Gates' letter of Jan. 14; has forwarded letter for Mrs. Thompson to the postmaster at Albany with instructions to send same forward; Dr. [John] Rodgers and lady speak highly of Mrs. Thompson; no need to apologise for asking favors; has received a letter from Dr. [William] Gordon who was up to the eyes in business delivering his history [History of the Rise. Progress and Establishment of the Independence of the United States of America (N. Y., 1789); his style heavy and unanimated; sends abstract of index as to the part relating to Gates; discusses Thompson's affairs; no Congress in session as yet this federal year, quorum expected that day; new Constitution takes place on Wednesday; a very elegant building just erected for Congress, for which the inhabitants [of New York] were taxed £13,000, a second tax expected; seems clear that General Washington will be President and John Adams Vice President of the Union; sends respects to Mrs. Gates.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279424
Calendar number: EM. 13807
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 199ab4a0-002c-0130-cb5c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1789: Place
  • 1806: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

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Letter to [Horatio] Gates, Traveller's Rest [Berkely Co., Va.]