[Document, 1779 February 19]

 

Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Clinton, George, 1739-1812 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1779 February 19]
Abstract
Considers the bill on the council of revision to be an insidious measure and the plan of finance wicked. Thinks Georgia. is in the hands of the enemy. No great fear for South Carolina. All departments are placed under General Washington so we must look to him for protection of the New York frontiers. Lack of bread in the East and South. Coast from Delaware to Chesapeake infested with privateers. Th e state immersed in politics. Formidable opposition to the constitution. The President's want of temper has injured him. Arnold hard run by the public.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
February 19, 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/10.7916/409n-0407