Document, 1794 January 29

Name:
Drayton, John, 1766-1822; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1794 January 29
Date:
1794 January 29
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
6
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
Sends some nankeen cotton, growth of South Carolina. As a member of a South Carolina assembly committee to investigate an alleged expedition being raised in the state under the influence and with the support of Genet, he was instrumental in obtaining the arrest of several participants, one of whom was Stephen Drayton, his cousin. Several political leaders are involved, and the counsel in the malicious prosecution action against him, is none other than Alexander Moultrie, who was impeached from the office of Attorney General of the State.
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, 1794 January 29