Document, 1782 June 13

Document, 1782 June 13

 

 

Name:
Mathews, John, 1744-1802; Jay, Sarah Livingston
Title:
Document, 1782 June 13
Abstract:
Tells of the conditions in South Carolina. Surrounded by confusion, men, and war, he desires the company of women. He has enjoyed her letters, particularly her description of the waterworks at St. Ildefonso, "which convey so cooling an idea to an inhabitant of this sultry climate." Desires to become a part of Mrs. Jay's social circle in America, yet nothing would bring him greater unhappiness, "as one or the other of two things must be the concomitant; either the loss of Mr. Jay's abilities and services in his present station; or the separation of two hearts linked together by the tenderest ties of undissembled love and friendship."
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1782 June 13
Physical Description:
7
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay