[Document, 1779 February 02 and March 05]

 

Title
[Document, 1779 February 02 and March 05]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Benezet, Anthony (Author,Addressee)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author,Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
February 02 and March 05, 1779
Language
English
Physical Description
4 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Encloses a pamphlet to justify the position of those loyal Americans who, because of religious sentiments, refuse to take part in the war. Jay has drafted his reply, 5 March 1779, on the verso of the address leaf for Benezet's letter. Jay endorses civil and religious liberty.
Identifier
columbia.jay.05485