Document, 1788 September 23

Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Carmichael, William, -1795 (Addressee)
Title
Document, 1788 September 23
Abstract
Transmits CarmichaelÆs letters to Congress. Remarks on information about American captives in Algiers. Copy of letter from Spanish consul about captives that had received special treatment was not in the other papers. Mr. Jefferson authorized by Congress to deal with the captives; all matters will be referred to him. Absence of a code troublesome. Sen t one and wish Carmichael would have done the same. Encloses requisition of Congress for the present year and a copy of the act of Congress putting the new Constitution into effect. Eleven states have ratified it; will be organized next spring.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
1788 September 23
Physical Description
2
Note
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Also In
The papers of John Jay