Document, 1779 June 23

Document, 1779 June 23

 

 

Name:
Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833, Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1779 June 23
Abstract:
The powers of the ordinary civil magistrates do not seem sufficient to preserve the peace of the state. Commissioners may be necessary. Discusses the Confiscation Bill. Some of our friends are disappointed with the proceedings in Congress on the Vermont business. The last election brought a change to the legislature. Almost two-thirds new men.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1779 June 23
Physical Description:
4
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay