[Document, 1778 June 28]

 

Title
[Document, 1778 June 28]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Bayard, Rebecca (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
June 28, 1778
Language
English
Physical Description
6 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
She asks Jay's friendly interposition and influence on behalf of her family and recounts in detail their recent difficulties in trying to change their residence to a healthier climate for her ailing brother. She particularly requests that Jay write a note to General Gates, if he thinks it will do any good, requesting that the Bayards be allowed to pass beyond Ludlow's Landing and not be forced to remain for another eight or more days abroad the sloop on which they have been travelling from Fish Kill to Poughkeepsie and lately to Ludlow's Landing.
Identifier
columbia.jay.08602