[Document, 1777 March 11]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 March 11]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Morris, Lewis, 1726-1798 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
March 11, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
As Congress has not yet met Morris cannot send the resolution about Dr. Morgan. Morris has put up security for Mr. Holt who says he has been hired to print for the state; Morris would like Jay's verification of Holt's honesty. Large powder house in Pennsylvania blown up by "evil minded persons." Morris' son Jacob delayed in joining his regiment by General Lee's request for an aide de campe. Son Lewis has refused a majority in a regiment, choosing instead to remain with Sullivan.
Identifier
columbia.jay.06988