Document, 1781 ca. July 13

Name:
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806; Gálvez, José de, 1720-1787
Title:
Document, 1781 ca. July 13
Date:
1781 ca. July 13
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
6
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
Copy, largely in cipher, in Jay's papers. Informs Galvez of Morris's appointment as Superintendent of Finance and of the plan to erect a national bank through which the credit of Continental currency will be sustained. Asks Galvez's aid in obtaining specie and encloses bills of exchange for this purpose. Also has sent flour on the frigate which will carry this letter. The flour will serve to establish a balance to secure the repayment of the bills. Any export duties which the King of Spain sees fit to impose will be settled through Hay at Madrid.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1781 ca. July 13