Document, 1795 September 14

Title
Document, 1795 September 14
Library Location
New-York Historical Society
Name
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author)
Harrison, Richard, 1750-1841 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1795 September 14
Physical Description
1
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Reports are circulating that privateers are being fitted out in New York City. Such a practice is contrary to the position of the United States as a neutral nation. Jay is willing to extend all assistance to Harrison, the U.S. Attorney for New York, to stop these practices.
Identifier
columbia.jay.00766