Document, 1777 March 19

Title
Document, 1777 March 19
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1777 March 19
Physical Description
2
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Has written to convention that persons going to New York should be prohibited from taking all their belongings. Is it right that Mr. Robinson and others are going off? Have we nothing to fear from such examples? This letter being delivered by Robinson's servant who "calls on you for an answer to his letter." A copy of the letter has been sent to the Committee of Sequestration.
Identifier
columbia.jay.05488