[Document, 1777 August 06]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 August 06]
Library Location
Name
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
August 06, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
5 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Gives a short account of what steps he took before his leaving Albany to go to Philadelphia and encloses copies of his letters and orders from the time of his return to Albany to resume the command of the Northern department. These orders "will fully exculpate me from any inattention or want of foresight and that the fortress of Tyconderoga was not given up by my orders, and if not sufficiently supplied with provisions etc. that it was not my fault..."
Identifier
columbia.jay.05343