[Document, 1777 May 12]

 

Title
[Document, 1777 May 12]
Library Location
Name
Colden, Cadwallader, 1722-1797 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
May 12, 1777
Language
English
Physical Description
3 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Asks Jay to use his influence to postpone the executions of the prisoners who have been sentenced to death. Warns Jay that: "the Hanging of them Will not make one Man Change his Sentiments in Your favour, But the Reverse."
Identifier
columbia.jay.13164