Document, 1779 July 23

Name:
Atlee, William T.; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1779 July 23
Date:
1779 July 23
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
3
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
When the convention troops passed through Pennsylvania on their way to Virginia, many of the soldiers, particularly the Germans, deserted, and took employment as laborers. Now that Clinton's army is in the vicinity, they notice that these men are moving eastward, and have imprisoned four men on suspicion of going to join the British forces. What steps should be taken concerning this?
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1779 July 23