[Document, 1779 February 18]

 

Title
[Document, 1779 February 18]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Jay, Sarah Livingston (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
February 18, 1779
Language
English
Physical Description
3 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Was glad for her husband's 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 Knox's 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