[Document, 1777 March 22]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 March 22]
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
March 22, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Troup's letter to Committee of Arrangement deferred until Col. Livingston has accepted Troup's resignation. Will go to Jersey tomorrow; has not seen his sisters for 12 months. News from the city. Enemy distressed for fresh provisions, but is confident of conquest. Prisoners removed to Long Island. Enemy's attempts there to engage the local ladies in social events repulsed. It is generally believed that the enemy will attack Philadelphia by both sea and land.
Identifier
columbia.jay.07171