Document, 1786 May 16

Title:
Document, 1786 May 16
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:
1786 May 16
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:
Happy to find that the States have granted to Congress "the impost"; it will raise America's prestige in Europe, and its beneficial effects will soon be felt in America by producing circulation of property "the long stagnation of which has been a principal cause of the distress of the community." Awaits the orders of Congress in the problem of evacuation of posts and payment of debts.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.11888

Document, 1786 May 16