Document, 1786 April 20

Title:
Document, 1786 April 20
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1786 April 20
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
3
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Agrees that peace treaty must be observed if future relations between Britain and United States are to be amicable. However wars leave behind them harsh feelings. Notes evidence in New York that the hard feelings are beginning to disappear. A little more good nature on the part of Britain would produce good effects. Suggests free commerce between Britain and United States as a means toward close international ties.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.08171

Document, 1786 April 20