Document, 1794 April 23

Title:
Document, 1794 April 23
Library Location:
Library of Congress
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Bayard, Samuel; Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1794 April 23
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
2
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
At Hamilton's suggestion, applied to John Jay for post as John Jay's secretary on London mission. At first John Jay inclined to appoint him, then changed mind and decided John Trumbull would be better choice because of English connections. Bayard delivered letter proposing post to Trumbull. Trumbull expressed doubts about his usefulness to mission. Bayard suggests that Hamilton propose to John Jay that both Bayard and Trumbull accompany him to London.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.10628

Document, 1794 April 23