Document, 1780 March 17

Document, 1780 March 17

 

Name:
Livingston, William, 1723-1790 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Title:
Document, 1780 March 17
Abstract:
Letterbook copy. He hopes John and Sarah Jay arrive safely in Madrid. Advocates John Jay's cultivation of a correspondence with the Baron Van der Capellan "in order to learn the politics of his Republic." The Baron is interested in America, and could correspond with Brockholst. Encloses a duplicate of his letter to the Baron. He hopes Brockholst will keep a journal in Spain and especially in regard to the collection of shrub and melon seeds. P.S. Congress has passed a Resolution respecting the currency which he abstracts.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Genre:
correspondence
Origin Information:
17800317
Date:
1780 March 17
Physical Description:
0 pages
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
Private collection
(Non-Columbia Location)
Also In:
The papers of John Jay