The indifference some express on the loss of the American provinces argues gross ignorance of the consequences of this event

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Title
The indifference some express on the loss of the American provinces argues gross ignorance of the consequences of this event
Names
Smith, William, 1728-1793 (Creator)
Collection

William Smith Jr. papers

I. William Smith Jr. papers

Writings

Manuscript essays and other writings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1785 (Approximate)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2796
Genres
Manuscripts
writings
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: Title is Smith's heading; previously identified by the Library as "Observations on the loss of the American provinces." The document bears the endorsements "On America by my Father" and "Observations by Mr. Smith, late Chief Justice on the remaining Colonies."
Publications: Published in large part in Oscar Zeichner, “William Smith's 'Observations on America,' " New York History 23, no. 3 (1942), 328-340.
Citation/reference: For date attribution see Zeichner and Diary and selected papers of Chief Justice William Smith, 1784-1793, vol. 1, ed. L.F.S. Upton (Toronto: Champlain Society, 1963), xv, 182
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11985427
MSS Unit ID: 2796
Other local Identifier: 262
Archives EAD ID: 2113728
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8cfd1880-9532-0134-c1fb-00505686d14e
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1785: Created
  • 1793: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "The indifference some express on the loss of the American provinces argues gross ignorance of the consequences of this event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1785. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c3ae0d60-ec88-0134-7238-3725392392b0

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "The indifference some express on the loss of the American provinces argues gross ignorance of the consequences of this event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c3ae0d60-ec88-0134-7238-3725392392b0

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1785). The indifference some express on the loss of the American provinces argues gross ignorance of the consequences of this event Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c3ae0d60-ec88-0134-7238-3725392392b0

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The indifference some express on the loss of the American provinces argues gross ignorance of the consequences of this event