[Document, 1779 February 07]

 

Title
[Document, 1779 February 07]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
February 07, 1779
Language
English
Physical Description
4 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
It is madness for England to continue the war against the House of Bourbon. Has determined to resign and return to his studies. Encloses a copy of the certificate which General Gates gave to him and which paints "his inconsistency in striking colors."
Identifier
columbia.jay.07183