Document, 1779 May 25

Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
Title:
Document, 1779 May 25
Date:
1779 May 25
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
2
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
Sends several acts of Congress: May 22, directing a copy of the act of March 6 establishing the control of Congress by appeal in the last resort over all jurisdictions for deciding the legality of captures on the high seas to be sent to the several states; May 22, relative to exchange of citizens in captivity with the Indians; May 22, continental officers exchanged and not continued in the service be considered supernumerary officers.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
Lehigh University
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1779 May 25