Document, 1785 August 31

Title:
Document, 1785 August 31
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 31
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:
Newspapers and pamphlets the only source of information, which is collected from and rediscussed in coffee houses. Adams informed Pitt that America not divided, but is capable of uniting to enact retaliatory prohibitions and navigation acts - to counter coffee house rumors to the contrary. News Papers written to sound out the opinions of the public on such matters as commercial treaties and "all other points in dispute with the United States."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.11855

Document, 1785 August 31