Document, 1799 August 09

Title:
Document, 1799 August 09
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1799 August 09
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:
Believes the (yellow) fever in New York city does not exist, although avoids areas of town that might be dangerous. Advised his mother (Sarah Livingston Jay) to not return to Albany; the heat is terrible. Mr. and Mrs. Munro went to Mamaroneck where their youngest child has been very ill. Uncle AugustusÆs brig is finished but not sent; he has recently spent a lot of time with Sir James on the death of Van Wisekle. Has not yet heard from Major Lyons.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06084

Document, 1799 August 09