Document, 1775 December 18

Title
Document, 1775 December 18
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1775 December 18
Physical Description
3
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
They have succeeded in avoiding the disunion threatened by Governor Tryon's suggestion that the assembly be called. The Provincial Congress exhibits the parsimony of the colony, in that it is considering how to save money on its delegation to Congress. Appreciation of Congress at New England's assistance in quelling the Westchester insurrection. Need for coastal artillery. Intelligence received that a large task force has arrived at Martinico.
Identifier
columbia.jay.06921