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In Council. Philadelphia, 28th July, 1777: Sir, The following lines come to you from Council in the most pressing exigency of public affairs, in which the very existence of this state is threatened
PennsylvaniaCouncil of Safety.Dunlap, John1747-1812Wharton, Thomas1735-1778
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania,
Printed by John Dunlap
1 sheet ( p.) ; 34 x 21 cm.
Circular letter to the county lieutenants, ordering the militia to be called out on the expected arrival of the British in Delaware Bay.
Ascribed by Evans to the press of John Dunlap.
N-YHS copy signed in manuscript: "I am Sir your very Hum Sert Tho Wharton jun Pres"; lengthy manuscript inscription at foot of page; fabric lining.