Document, 1800 December 18

Title:
Document, 1800 December 18
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:
1800 December 18
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:
Have all of his letters arrived? Peter should acknowledge each one. He has often considered the question of appointing Peter to the minor offices for which so many content. He feels that these offices consume too much time and do not add to professional reputation. "An eminent counsellor will attract more Respect, and command more Influence, as well as more money, than almost any such office can confer or produce."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06100

Document, 1800 December 18