Document, 1777 May 31

Title:
Document, 1777 May 31
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Colden, Cadwallader, 1722-1797; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1777 May 31
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:
Had asked Dr. Jones to ask Jay about rumors that he (Colden) and others underconfinement here were to be imprisoned on board a ship. The sheriff has sent amessenger who just warned Colden that he would have to be ready to board a shipin an hour's time. Since Colden has never been informed of the charges againsthim, he asks that Jay and other members of the Council of Safety allow him toremain in Kingston until he can explain his position to state authorities.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.13165

Document, 1777 May 31