Document, 1777 November 06

 

Name
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Title
Document, 1777 November 06
Abstract
British devastation near Kingston. Fears British campaign up Hudson. Warnsagainst shortage of flour. Recommends blocking the Hudson. Has urged thegovernment to do this many times. Looks forward to retiring to the country andis building his own house. Expects Congress to inquire into his conduct soon.Offers abandoned Tory farms to Jay. Warns against Am erican overconfidence. Needto recruit an army.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
letters (correspondence)
Date
1777 November 06
Physical Description
0 pages
Note
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/a9xf-t516