Document, 1787 May 12

Title:
Document, 1787 May 12
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1787 May 12
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
2
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
A contest is being held in Congress concerning moving the seat of government to Philadelphia; as a result other pressing matters are ignored. Read book Adams sent him. Cannot agree with Adams that the "great Council" of the U.S. is efficient, rather he thinks it inadequate as now constituted.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.02498

Document, 1787 May 12