Document, 1782 August 13

Title:
Document, 1782 August 13
Library Location:
Royal Archives, Windsor Castle
Name:
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1782 August 13
Physical Description:
0 pages
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
We must be recognized as independent before we agree to negotiate. Otherwise we will be foiled by intrigue. We have nothing but integrity, perspicuity and firmness. Britain would destroy us if she could and therefore we must remain firm before her. Their pride is a disease. We must never waver.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.00023

Document, 1782 August 13