Document, 1779 March 09

Name:
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1779 March 09
Date:
1779 March 09
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
2
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
The War Board has contracted with a Mr. Penet to manufacture 100,000 fire arms. Mr. Penet says it is a necessity that Mr. Wendel, an artillery man of great merit in the French Army, be sent for to superintend the operation. Pickering suggests that he be offered the rank of Lieutant Colonel as an inducement to come to America.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1779 March 09