Document, 1786 May 28

Title:
Document, 1786 May 28
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 28
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:
With translation of letter quoting a French pamphlet (205-209) Speculations on the "disturbances in the Spanish provinces of South America" and the future agreements and assistance to be made with South America. "The object of the next war, I think, will be the liberty of commerce in South America and the East Indies. We shall be puzzled to keep out of it. But I think we ought if we can. "Includes extracts from a pamphlet written in 1783 "La Crise de l'Europe" included because "they afford a clue for the whole political conduct of Great Britain in future, and for the present, too...they are keeping up their navy and sacrificing every thing to seamen, in order to be able to strike a sudden and awful blow to the house of Bourbon, by setting South America free, and they rely upon it the United States will not oppose them."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.11890

Document, 1786 May 28