Document, 1795 October 14

Document, 1795 October 14

 

 

Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829, Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829
Title:
Document, 1795 October 14
Abstract:
Believes Articles 6 and 7 of the Treaty give those commissioners (Lewis and Rawls) far greater power than they think. Concerns losses caused by illegal capture of American vessels and other property that would not be compensated by the British government otherwise. CommissionersÆ duty is to decide on the merits of a claim and to determine and award the amount of losses they deem appropriate. Encloses letter of Colonel Hamilton to Mr. Woolcot on this subject.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1795 October 14
Physical Description:
3
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay