Document, 1785 August 08

Title:
Document, 1785 August 08
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1785 August 08
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
0 pages
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Extracts from a bill in Parliament showing the plan to draw Ireland into a commercial block against America. Discussion of American retaliation, suggests a heavy duty on foreign ships. Vast increase of American naval power in eight or ten years; more dreaded by European statesmen than desired by American, because the former foresee unification in naval power throughout the western countries, West Indies, Canada, Mexico. French and English" are preaching up to each other a terror of our naval power"
Identifier:
columbia.jay.11849

Document, 1785 August 08