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Title
Letter to Sir James Wright [Governor of Georgia, Savannah]
Names
Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785 (Recipient)
Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, [legacy collection]

Series XXVII. Gen. Leslie's Letter Book

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1483 - 1876 (Approximate)
Place: Charlestown, S.C.
Date Created: 1781-05-04
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Regrets to hear of distressed state of his province, the more so as relief is impossible; expects Wright has heard of Lord Rawdon's being invested at Camden; has directed Lt. Col. Cruger to quit Ninety-six and with the garrison of Augusta to retreat to Pearysburg or Ebenezer; complains of enemy's raids; will forward letter to Lord Cornwallis.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279719
Calendar number: EM. 15515
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae7b5da0-002d-0130-6d95-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1483: Created (Approximate)
  • 1716: Creator Born
  • 1781: Place
  • 1785: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1483 - 1876). Letter to Sir James Wright [Governor of Georgia, Savannah] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c02c9a3b-6690-7080-e040-e00a180631aa

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Sir James Wright [Governor of Georgia, Savannah]