Document, 1807 May 12

Title
Document, 1807 May 12
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1807 May 12
Physical Description
2
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Objects that it was never his opinion that no one of the Federalist party could ever vote for a Clintonian. On the contrary, he often expressed opinion that a man should be elected on his merits, and that majority decision should prevail. Quotes from his letters concerning this. Asks a retraction be published.
Identifier
columbia.jay.07524