Document, 1779 September 04

Document, 1779 September 04

 

Name:
Knoblauch, Baron de; United States. Continental Congress
Title:
Document, 1779 September 04
Abstract:
Objects that the grant of $5,000, not being in specie, is scarcely adequate compensation for his expenses, and that it will not even be adequate to pay his passage to France. For these reasons he returns the resolve to Congress and requests that they reconsider whether its acceptance would be in accord with the extent of his services or his dignity.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1779 September 04
Physical Description:
0 pages
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay