[Document, 1777 September 12]

 

Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1777 September 12]
Abstract
Jay would have written sooner, but expected to see Schuyler. Jay received thecopies of orders, etc. on his return journey from Philadelphia and sent them toDuane. Sympathizes with Schuyler on his exposure to "malevolence and Envy."Washington and Congress have asserted that Schuyler's removal was necessary toinsure that the New England militia would serve. Advices Schuyler to take"care . . . lest Po sterity be influenced in their opinions of your Characterand Conduct by the Tales and Prejudices of the present Day."
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
September 12, 1777
Physical Description
2 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/tjbm-0y07