[Document, 1777 November 21]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 November 21]
Library Location
Name
Livingston, Catherine (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
November 21, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Fort Mifflin surrendered and all our troops escaped after setting fire to the barracks. General Washington reinforced with 2,500 troops. Philadelphia has lent General Howe 20,000 pounds and he has given the old money of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York currency. Dearth of food in Philadelphia. Hopes for a more successful campaign in the south than the north.
Identifier
columbia.jay.02828