Document, 1778 January 28

Title
Document, 1778 January 28
Library Location
Museum of the City of New York
Name
Jay, Peter (Author)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1778 January 28
Physical Description
5
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Leaves the interest of 500 pounds to his son Augustus. If he should die he leaves it to be divided up among his sons James, Peter, John and Frederick (equally). The interest from 1800 pounds for his daughter Eve Munro, and his grandson Peter Jay Munro. John also had choice of one of his farms or tracts of land in Bedford township. James, John and Frederick appointed as executors of his will. The 1800 pounds to be divided between them (and Peter) if the Munros died. On 22 June 1780 he appointed John, Frederick and Egbert Benson as executors of his estate. Gave to John his Negro slave Plato. Several Codicils added.
Identifier
columbia.jay.00374