Document, 1779 June 23

Title:
Document, 1779 June 23
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1779 June 23
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:
The powers of the ordinary civil magistrates do not seem sufficient to preserve the peace of the state. Commissioners may be necessary. Discusses the Confiscation Bill. Some of our friends are disappointed with the proceedings in Congress on the Vermont business. The last election brought a change to the legislature. Almost two-thirds new men.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.05490

Document, 1779 June 23