Document, 1779 April 20

Title:
Document, 1779 April 20
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Ewing, George; United States. Continental Congress
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1779 April 20
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
3
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
He wishes to resign from his office as Commissary General of Hides. Throughout his term in office he has suffered from an inadequate staff, and constant confusion through general officers making extraordinary arrangements for the manufacture of shoes from hides. He cannot be responsible for the losses and confusion of accounts that resulted from the latter practice.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.10989

Document, 1779 April 20