Document, 1779 March 09

Title:
Document, 1779 March 09
Library Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1779 March 09
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:
The War Board has contracted with a Mr. Penet to manufacture 100,000 fire arms. Mr. Penet says it is a necessity that Mr. Wendel, an artillery man of great merit in the French Army, be sent for to superintend the operation. Pickering suggests that he be offered the rank of Lieutant Colonel as an inducement to come to America.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.04830

Document, 1779 March 09