The Resource Letter to the Committee of Observation at Amboy and portrait, (manuscript)

Letter to the Committee of Observation at Amboy and portrait, (manuscript)

Label
Letter to the Committee of Observation at Amboy and portrait, 1776 March 26
Title
Letter to the Committee of Observation at Amboy and portrait
Inclusive dates
1776 March 26
Title variation
Stephens Hopkins letter and portrait
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Congressmen vouch for a Mr. Pots, a resident of Maryland who is returning home to England. Pots will be leaving from Amboy and carrying several letters to English correspondents from Maryland friends. None are political and all can be opened for inspection. Paca, Johnson and Hopkins are personally acquainted with Pots "and know that he is not unfriendly to America" nor is his travelling companion
Biographical or historical data
Declaration of Independence signer from Rhode Island.
Cataloging source
VA@
Citation source
Autograph letters and autographs of the signers of the Declaration of Independence
Label
Letter to the Committee of Observation at Amboy and portrait, (manuscript)
Publication
Note
  • Forms part of the Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection
  • A modern reproduction of an engraving of Hopkins accompanies the letter
  • The letter is in the hand of William Paca and is co-signed by fellow Continental Congressmen Thomas Johnson and Stephen Hopkins
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
2
Note
  • SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of Albert H. Small, July 14, 2003.
  • SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Signers Volume #2
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3977544
System control number
(OCoLC)55227949
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
      38.0364566 -78.5053683
Processing Feedback ...