Document, 1794 November 23

Title:
Document, 1794 November 23
Library Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Eustis, William, 1753-1825; Cobb, David, 1748-1830
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1794 November 23
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:
Reply to Cobb's letter of 15 November. Pleasure at hearing of success of John Jay's negotiations. Finds reports almost too good to be true--"I am content to find it true with a drawback equal to ten percent." Has always believed British Government has been misled by its agents in U.S. concerning American sentiment toward Britain. Fortunes of "federals" and "Democrats" in Massachusetts.-the Democrats "must certainly be going to the Devil." Sees John Jay's negotiations' success as weapon of Federalists against their political foes;
Identifier:
columbia.jay.04889

Document, 1794 November 23