Document, 1798 March 27

Document, 1798 March 27

 

Name:
Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1798 March 27
Abstract:
Waited to learn John Jay's directions concerning Ruckel. He and Munro have decided to leave fifty feet to the south of the bridge empty to avoid interference with canal. Business matters. Reports rumor that John Jay intends to organize a new regiment in which officers will be confined to those who at present have no commands. Rumor has upset many of present officers. "The Chancellors friends begin to dispair of Success Many Wagers that you will gain the Election have been offered and refuse. They pretend however that the Majority of this City will be against you."
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1798 March 27
Physical Description:
0 pages
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay