Document, 1832 n.d.

 

Title
Document, 1832 n.d.
Library Location
Name
Crosby, Enoch, 1750-1835 (Author)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1832 n.d.
Physical Description
0 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Now 82, is applying for a pension for services in the Revolution, from 1775-1780. On his way to join Col. Swarthaut's regiment in August, 1776, he was involved in the apprehension of Loyalist troops in Westchester. After testifying before a committee for detecting conspiracies in Fishkill, of which John Jay was a member, he was asked to continue in such service with the assurance that he would be indemnified from his enlistment. Relates various espionage activities during a nine-month period to the end of May, 1777, during which he aided in the detection of Loyalists under the direction of the above-mentioned committee.
Identifier
columbia.jay.03680