Document, 1775 November 26

Document, 1775 November 26

 

 

Name:
McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1775 November 26
Abstract:
Unsuccessful attempt to obtain gunpowder in Spain, explosion of Colonel Livingston's powder mill. A Captain Harris raised troops to aid the ministerial party, was captured going from Dutchess County to Long Island, and then escaped. Two weeks may see the patriot cause lost in New York City unless Congress acts quickly to send troops up from the South.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1775 November 26
Physical Description:
2
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