Document, 1809 January 17

Title:
Document, 1809 January 17
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1809 January 17
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:
The 9th Article of the Treaty with Great Britain was drawn to cover aliens holding lands in the two countries at that time, and was not intended to extend to future purchasers. It was not taken into consideration at that time whether the permission of either government was obtained for the purchases, nor whether the purchases took place before or after the Revolution.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06140

Document, 1809 January 17