Document, 1784 December 13

Document, 1784 December 13

 

 

Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843
Title:
Document, 1784 December 13
Abstract:
He is worried lest the departure of the Elizabethtown schoolmaster retard Peter's learning Latin, which is essential to a gentleman aspiring to be a scholar. The language may be difficult but it is necessary to persevere--"in Play Hours, play with spirit; and in Study Hours, study earnestly--"
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1784 December 13
Physical Description:
3
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay