Document, 1787 September 28

Document, 1787 September 28

 

 

Name:
Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric, approximately 1725-1780; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1787 September 28
Abstract:
Situation dire. Amsterdam still resists, does not know for how long. At The Hague living under rule of a vengeful mob, unchecked by the government. Has had to seek protection of the military because had financially supported a group in The Hague that was protected by the now-fallen government. Has taken his family into the hotel of the French ambassador, who is also in danger. The mob is against Dumas for his support of the oppressed government and his service to the United States. Wants Congress to demand his protection from the government in The Hague and in the Netherlands. Has just heard that Amsterdam has fallen. Will go there to see Mr. Willinck and Mr. Van Staphorst to deal with the house owned by the United States and with himself. In French.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1787 September 28
Physical Description:
2
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
Nationaal Archief (The Netherlands)
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay