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Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Author: Thomas Addis Emmet; New York Public Library. Rare Book Division.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Manuscript : Microfilm   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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About 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection contains letters and documents by the signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as nearly every man who distinguished himself during this period of American history. The manuscripts are arranged in 28 topics, most of them milestones in American history. The Revolutionary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
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Named Person: Thomas Addis Emmet
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Addis Emmet; New York Public Library. Rare Book Division.
OCLC Number: 34526612
Notes: Filmed from originals held at the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division, The New York Public Library.
Reproduction Notes: Reproduction (microfilm): [Wilmington, DE] : Scholarly Resources, [1995?]. 12 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Description: ca. 10,800 items.

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About 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection contains letters and documents by the signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as nearly every man who distinguished himself during this period of American history. The manuscripts are arranged in 28 topics, most of them milestones in American history. The Revolutionary War is well documented in the correspondence and letter books of generals and other officers. Additional material documents the history of New York City. Highlights include Thomas Jefferson's manuscript draft of the Declaration of Independence and an engrossed copy of the Bill of Rights.

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