Document, 1775 December 24

Title:
Document, 1775 December 24
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1775 December 24
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:
Adjustment of New York's delegation in Continental Congress; difficulties often forcing Provincial Congress' control in Queens County. Let neighboring New England look toward moving against Queens, and retaining Nassau and Suffolk in obedience to Congress. British are rumored to be trying to provision Boston from Queens County, and some inhabitants of Queens seem determined to convince the British to move their forces at Boston to Queens County. Suggestions on the construction and equipment of ships to be used in the service of Congress.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06922

Document, 1775 December 24