Document, 1781 November 16

Title:
Document, 1781 November 16
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829 and Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1781 November 16
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
2
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 and Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Rumors in Spain are that Greene has defeated the British in the South and that Cornwallis is killed. Expects next year will bring talk of peace, but rather doubts it until the successful completion of one more campaign against the British. Only more losses and defeats will dissuade them from their delusions concerning America. Glad Gouverneur Morris is in Congress. Note appended, date d. 1 December 1781- congratulations on the defeat of Cornwallis.-prepare if more strenuous efforts will be required.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.07624

Document, 1781 November 16