[Document, 1777 June 02]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 June 02]
Library Location
Name
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
June 02, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Received letter of [Jay?]. The American army now collected at Middle Brook Camp and at Princeton. This exposes the country more to the ravages of the enemy but the winter weather has been an aid to us. Now, however, it is necessary for us to unite our forces to attack or against attack. British troops are said to have moved into Jersey and they may attack us or move on Philadelphia. One of our men, Lieutant Martin, most brutally murdered by the British.
Identifier
columbia.jay.03612