Document, 1781 March 29

Title:
Document, 1781 March 29
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Livingston, Catharine; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1781 March 29
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
10
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Document and typescript. Acknowledges receipt of his letter of 19 September. Assures him that Peter Augustus is well. Frederick Jay will take him to visit Jay's father in the spring. Recounts wedding of Henry Beekman Livingston to Nancy Shippen. Mrs. Willings's death. Gossip of the Stewart and Blair families. Saw Frederick Jay in January. Sir James Jay "is much chagrin'd at an appointment Congress have honored General McDouglass with as Sir James expected the same." Robert Morris Superintendent of Finance. Acquaintance with John Paul Jones -- his honors and the determination of ladies of Philadelphia to marry him off. Triumphs of brother John's ship, the Saratoga. French fleet defeated at Chesapeake. Arnold's escape.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.08097

Document, 1781 March 29