Document, 1785 August 03

Title:
Document, 1785 August 03
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1785 August 03
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:
Answers to various points mentioned by Adams in his dispatches. America will do her best to live up to the treaty so that England will have no reason to disregard her commitments. Britain should not look to make separate commercial treaties with the individual States; America cannot permit the power of the Confederation to be sapped through this method. Glad he has gotten confidence of the Duke of Dorset., try to discover what are their intentions concerning the Canadian boundary. Realizes inadequacy of his salary. Shall Congress still send a letter of credence for him, or will Britain overlook their oversight?
Identifier:
columbia.jay.05748

Document, 1785 August 03