Document, 1779 September 20

 

Title
Document, 1779 September 20
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Jay, Peter (Author)
Jay, James, Sir, 1732-1815 (Addressee)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1779 September 20
Physical Description
0 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
News of various servants. Frank has deserted from VerplanckÆs Point and went home with a pass from General Heath. He saw Gussy (Augustus) Cortlandt on Long Island and all was well. He saw JamesÆ Kingston going on board a privateer. Claas (John JayÆs servant) lives with Parson Inglis in New York and if the parson is honest, John Jay can get Claas back again. Abraham D. Peyster is captain of a company of soldiers with whom Frank traveled. Has heard New York has much sickness.
Identifier
columbia.jay.07874