Document, 1776 April 17

Document, 1776 April 17

 

 

Name:
Alsop, John, 1724-1794; Clinton, George, 1739-1812; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Morris, Lewis, 1726-1798; Livingston, Walter, 1740-1797
Title:
Document, 1776 April 17
Abstract:
It was originally intended that Livingston as Deputy Commissary General should be in charge of the Northern Department. Abraham Livingston was appointed to supply the army of New York with provisions. Later Congress appointed a Mr. Wharton to do similar work which interferes with A. Livingston's contract. A Mr. Price is appointed commissary for the troops in Canada. He will be in consultation with General Schuyler. So it is unlikely that Congress can provide W. Livingston with a contract that will be worth his while. However, Jay et al do not think the work of these other men will interfere with Livingston's position.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1776 April 17
Physical Description:
2
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