Document, 1779 February 18

Title:
Document, 1779 February 18
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, Sarah Livingston; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1779 February 18
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
3
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Was glad for her husbandÆs friendly admonitions and advice in his last letters; she is in need of advice in her circumstances. Wishes the war to end and to be reunited with her family and her husband. Kitty (Catherine Livingston) and Jack (John Lawrence) Livingston are at General KnoxÆs quarters, where he has prepared fireworks and balls. Hopes Kitty will see Brockholst Livingston. Little Peter daily growing more affectionate and asks about his father. Teaches him spelling and tells him stories to occupy his time. Susan and Judith (Livingston) are at Elizabeth. Might have to allow Judith to marry Mr. Watkins but he will probably wait until the fall.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06486

Document, 1779 February 18