Document, 1824 September 23

 

Name
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Title
Document, 1824 September 23
Abstract
ALS. A long letter on politics, foreign relations, Pickering's relationship with John Adams and others, and attacks on him in print. Extensively discusses the politics surrounding his "Review of the Adams & Cunningham Correspondence." Comments on the relationship of his review to the writing of his memoirs. Also goes into detail about the personal att acks made against him in the newspapers. Discusses the political ambitions of Edward Everett, then a professor at Harvard. Among the prominent figures discussed are Jefferson and Adams, John Quincy Adams, Alexander Everett, and Edward Everett. A post script asks what the Marquis de Lafayette and Nathanael Greene would think of the idolatry of the national celebrations.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
letters (correspondence)
Date
1824 September 23
Physical Description
4
Note
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/dmgh-wf43