Document, 1780 December 18

Title:
Document, 1780 December 18
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1780 December 18
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
5
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Since writing 6 Oct (copy of which enclosed) has received Jay's of 10 July and 16 Sept. Congress soon to form Office for Foreign Affairs. Actions of enemy in New York, in Canada; retreat of General Gates. If enemy not reinforced will probably retreat from positions held, to protection of sea side, under their "shipping." General Green to command Southern Army. Waiting and wishing for a naval Force to command the American Seas. Particular intelligence confided through Committee for Foreign Affairs.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12770

Document, 1780 December 18