Document, 1782 November 21

Title:
Document, 1782 November 21
Library Location:
New York Public Library
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1782 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:
Lafayette returned to France to press for a land and naval force from France to serve under General Washington. The result of this aid was the capture of Cornwallis. Now has the American commissioners' permission to return to America With Count d'Estaing. Since things do not seem ripe for a treaty, Lafayette thinks it is better for him to go to America.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.02773

Document, 1782 November 21