[Document, 1778 December 18]

 

Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Lowndes, Rawlins, 1721-1800 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1778 December 18]
Abstract
Sends Congressional Act of December 16 which gives the French Ambassador ability to purchase and export from South Carolina 6000 barrels of rice for the French fleet. The middle states have been so devastated by the war and the necessity to feel the troops that they have no wheat to export and so Jay hopes South Carolina will be able to supply the French with rice.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
December 18, 1778
Physical Description
2 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/83fp-2e14