Document, 1785 December 15

Title:
Document, 1785 December 15
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 December 15
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:
"Mysterious movements" of General Faucett, General Arnold, Joseph Brandt; la Fayette and Colonel Smith's travels; the public press writes disparagingly of the United States to discourage emigration; newspapers publish political inventions; impossible to try to pay for good press for America. "Frugality in America is a great virtue" but spending is essential to maintain reputation in Europe.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.11874

Document, 1785 December 15