Document, 1781 September 3

Title:
Document, 1781 September 3
Library Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Livingston, Brockholst, 1757-1823; Livingston, Catharine
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1781 September 3
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
4
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Concern over their brother John and his ship, the "Saratoga." Asks her to be honest with him about John's fate. How is the family dealing with the situation? Livingston writes at length of his bitter loneliness and homesickness. Suggests that their brother William might take his place in Europe so that he could return to America. "Mr. & Mrs. Jay can be unhappy no where -- they love each other too well."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.04683

Document, 1781 September 3