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Title
Letter to Lord George Germaine [London]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785 (Recipient)
Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVII. Gen. Leslie's Letter Book

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-01-16
Place: Charlestown, S.C.
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: EM15480-15704
Physical Description
Transcript of L. S. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Addresses him by Lord Cornwallis' directions to report state of affairs; last despatches from Cornwallis were dated Jan. 11, he was then in motion and troops in excellent health; General Greene reported at Hayley Ferry, reports Major [James Henry] Craig's expedition to communicate with Cornwallis, and accessions to Loyalist ranks and desertions from the enemy; announces arrival of Major [Alexander] Ross and Captain [Hon. Henry] Broderick with despatches; will forward them at once; this carried by Captain [John] Mallom of the 63rd Regiment, returning for his health.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279693
Calendar number: EM. 15489
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a808e790-002d-0130-f7c9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1781: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Lord George Germaine [London]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c02c9a3b-663f-7080-e040-e00a180631aa

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Lord George Germaine [London]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c02c9a3b-663f-7080-e040-e00a180631aa

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1781). Letter to Lord George Germaine [London] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c02c9a3b-663f-7080-e040-e00a180631aa

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Lord George Germaine [London]