Floyd, William, 1734-1821; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, Philip, 1716-1778; Livingston, Robert R.; New York (State). Committee of Safety
Papers of John Jay
1775 July n.d.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Urges New York to make greater efforts to raise troops. A continental
currency being formed and New York will be supplied with a sum adequate to its expenses.
If necessary, give bounties at the expense of the province or by advancing it on the
credit of their pay. 50 casks of powder being sent from Philadelphia to Dobbs Ferry from
where it is to be taken to Ticonderoga and Crown Point.