George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Jay, 5 June 1779

From John Jay

Philadelphia 5 June 1779


Your Excellency’s favor of the 3d Inst. enclosing three York Papers was this moment delivered to me.1 The one written on the Morning of that Day is not yet arrived. As it contains Intelligence probably important, I am anxious to recieve it.2 I have the Honor to be with the greatest Respect & Esteem Your Excellencys obedt Servant

John Jay


1The enclosed New York newspapers have not been identified, but see GW to Jay, 3 June (third letter).

2See GW to Jay, 3 June (first letter), and n.2 to that document.

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