Document, 1777 November 21

Title:
Document, 1777 November 21
Library Location:
New York Public Library
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Livingston, Catharine; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jay, Sarah Livingston
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1777 November 21
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
2
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

Document, 1777 November 21