New York State Provincial Congress correspondence of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety, and Council of Safety

This series contains mostly incoming correspondence received by the Provincial Congress from other revolutionary bodies or other persons, including local committees concerning defense measures, raising troops, etc.; other Committees of Safety, such as that in Philadelphia headed by Benjamin Franklin; New York delegates to the Continental Congress; imprisoned loyalists or suspected loyalists or their families requesting relief; and Quakers who refused to provide names of men of military age. The series also includes some printed broadsides.