[Document, 1776 December 02]

 

Name
McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1776 December 02]
Abstract
General Washington is going to cross the North River to Jersey tomorrow with three brigades illy clothed. They are fatigued and it would be idle now to attempt an attack on the enemy. We do not have the proper officers and the severe toil keeps men from enlisting. McDougall trembles for the consequences. The highlands should be guarded. Has lost his oldest son to the enemy. Wants Jay to write to Co ngress to help free his other son.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
December 02, 1776
Physical Description
3 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/tbxp-a105