Document, 1777 May 02

Title
Document, 1777 May 02
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Duane, James, 1733-1797 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816 (Addressee)
Yates, Robert, 1738-1801 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1777 May 02
Physical Description
2
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Principal design of letter, to introduce Colonel Thornton who will pass through Kingston on way to New Hampshire from Congress. He is a delegate and will inform Jay of Congressional events. 4,000 troops joining General George Washington in the south; many more on the way. The inoculation "is a great tho necessary impediment" to the army. Shall soon write to Congress with particulars of foreign intelligence.
Identifier
columbia.jay.05559