[Document, 1777 June 02]

 

Name
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1777 June 02]
Abstract
Received letter of [Jay?]. The American army now collected at Middle Brook Camp and at Princeton. This exposes the country more to the ravages of the enemy but the winter weather has been an aid to us. Now, however, it is necessary for us to unite our forces to attack or against attack. British troops are said to have moved into Jersey and they may attack us or move on Philadelphia. One of our men, Lieutant Martin, most brutally murdered by the British.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
June 02, 1777
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/mg9y-xv63