[Document, 1777 July 24]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 July 24]
Library Location
Name
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
July 24, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
4 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Received Jay's of July 21. Discusses what has passed concerning the disgrace attached to him with the Ticonderoga defeat. Will consent to an inquiry before the Council of Safety. The letter from General St. Clair should show that Schuyler took timely and proper measures for the security of Ticonderoga. The strictest scrutiny into his conduct will prove his innocence. Account of his orders and actions at Ticonderoga. Requests a copy of General St. Clair's letter to Jay.
Identifier
columbia.jay.11817