Document, 1780 September 18

Document, 1780 September 18

 

Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829, Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
Title:
Document, 1780 September 18
Abstract:
Sends letter by post, so it must of necessity be reserved. Has received no news from America, although the public good would profit were he kept better informed. Glad to hear Richard Morris appointed Chief Justice of New York, New York should not sleep over the Vermont issue. Don't forget Duer, who is a good man, and should be kept in an office in New York Commends to Benson's attention a Pennsylvania law for the gradual abolition of slavery. "Till America comes into this measure abolition her Prayers to Heaven for liberty will be impious--"
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1780 September 18
Physical Description:
2
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