Document, 1808 January 05

Document, 1808 January 05

 

 

Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Amherst of Arracan, William Pitt Amherst, Earl, 1773-1857
Title:
Document, 1808 January 05
Abstract:
Received Amherst's of 10 September. Some confusion in transmitting information regarding Van Alen's death and successor as Amherst's agent. Van Schaack's suggestion of Evert Van Alen as new agent, seconded by Jay. Jay regrets news of death of Mrs. Pinfold; wishes Amherst health. Jay himself: retired 1801 to paternal estate; blessed with 5 children; death of wife and son-in-law. Own health - "I am not very often sick, and yet seldom very well." Obliged to Amherst for assurance of welcome reception to those Jay might recommend.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1808 January 05
Physical Description:
4
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