Document, 1777 March 03

Title:
Document, 1777 March 03
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1777 March 03
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
2
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Master Peter has departed, "one of his grandfathers will go home with a heavy heart" on account of his being gone. General Howe lately arrived at Brunswick and enemy reinforced with 3-4,000 men. They will probably make a bold push to "retrieve their late disgrace." Fears their force will be strong; they may move on Philadelphia. Assembly has taken as much time to frame a military bill as Alexander would have required to subdue Persia.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06876

Document, 1777 March 03