Document, 1778 December 28

Title:
Document, 1778 December 28
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, Sarah Livingston; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1778 December 28
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
1
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
[She is not a little annoyed at his failure to write!] While she is happy he has been elected President of Congress, she hopes that it will not last more than three months when his term as delegate will expire. While she does not wish to influence his decision, she hopes her "widowhood" will soon cease. But if Sally had known John Jay intended to devote himself so wholly to his country, she may not have been "Roman matron envoy to have given you so entirely to the public."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.06482

Document, 1778 December 28