[Document, 1779 February 18]

 

Name
Jay, Sarah Livingston (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1779 February 18]
Abstract
Was glad for her husband's friendly admonitions and advice in his last letters; she is in need of advice in her circumstances. Wishes the war to end and to be reunited with her family and her husband. Kitty (Catherine Livingston) and Jack (John Lawrence) Livingston are at General Knox's quarters, where he has prepared fireworks and balls. Hopes Kitty will see Brockholst Livingston. Little Peter dai ly growing more affectionate and asks about his father. Teaches him spelling and tells him stories to occupy his time. Susan and Judith (Livingston) are at Elizabeth. Might have to allow Judith to marry Mr. Watkins but he will probably wait until the fall.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
February 18, 1779
Physical Description
3 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/dgv0-zk59