Document, 1785 November 04

Title:
Document, 1785 November 04
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 November 04
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:
Yesterday read an arret of the King of France, published in a Leyden gazette: a bounty promised to importers of fish from French fisheries, into French West Indies, to Spain, Portugal or Italy. French fish an important commodity to American and English market, but Carmarthen would not comment. Discussion of Carmarthen's character; Pitt's shift in political sentiments. Comment on proceedings at Charleston of the 15th August. American policy. Comments on England: "this nation is strongly blinded by prejudice and passion...there is a prohibition of the truth, arising from popular anger...Scribblers for bread are wholly occupied in abusing the United States."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.11865

Document, 1785 November 04