Document, 1775 December 22

Title:
Document, 1775 December 22
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1775 December 22
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
2
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Jay took great pleasure in McDougall's address on Lord North proposition. Thinks the pecuniary provision for the delegates to Congress is rather small but will never quit the field on such a consideration. Can get along with a little retrenchment. Entertainment necessary to procure influence. Five is a sufficient number of delegates. Duane says you have taken no notice of his friendly letter. Col. Munro was very useful at the Indian treaty. You should look to your own defense and not strip yourself for your neighbors. Some powder has arrived. Charity begins at home.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.00747

Document, 1775 December 22