[Document, 1779 August 24]

 

Title
[Document, 1779 August 24]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
August 24, 1779
Language
English
Physical Description
3 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Britain refused the mediation of Spain. Gerard thinks that they will not obtain aid from other powers. Russia, Prussia, and Austria favor France. There is no reason to suspect that the peace of Germany will soon be interrupted. Discusses the actions of the person who John Jay thought would faithfully execute the business that Washington wished to have done.
Identifier
columbia.jay.08415