Document, 1785 August 25

Document, 1785 August 25

 

 

Name:
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1785 August 25
Abstract:
Some Frenchmen wish to buy and hold lands in the U.S. and feel free to transmit them to their heirs. They want to know whether they have perfect freedom to do this as Americans can in France. Thinks that some states have passed laws on the subject and would like to get information on the subject from Jay.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1785 August 25
Physical Description:
2
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay