[Document, 1777 March 29]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 March 29]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
March 29, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
4 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Troup gives Jay a description of the enemy landing and their own retreat from Peekskill Bay. The chief losses were in cattle, sheep and some light articles from the public stores. Praises the conduct of the officers and men. Has visited Mrs. J and the family is well. French ships have arrived eastward and southward with arms, ammunition and clothing.
Identifier
columbia.jay.12959