[Document, 1781 May 28]

 

Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Harrison, Richard, 1750-1841 (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1781 May 28]
Abstract
Autograph Draft. Regarding the trouble with the post office, Floridablanca has promised that more equitable regulations will be made. Thanks him for taking care of his commissions and asks him to send some of the strong coarse cloth woven by Spanish laborers, which would be suitable for clothing slaves, to Robert Morris for John Jay's brother. P.S.: Entrust the enclosed letter to Congress (not pres ent) to the care of some American Captain with instructions to sink it in case of capture.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
May 28, 1781
Physical Description
2 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/dh6k-y347