Document, 1786 January 27

Title:
Document, 1786 January 27
Library Location:
Library of Congress
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric, approximately 1725-1780; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1786 January 27
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
4
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Very pleased with act of Congress concerning himself. Several errors in the document' his name Charles William Frederic, not born in Amsterdam but in Germany, has lived for over 30 years in The Hague. According to act of Congress, should get 15010 florins. Unable to get the money; turns to Mr. Jefferson for help. Since peace with the emperor and the alliance concluded with France, the attention of the sovereign (in the Netherlands) on the maintenance of his independence. Sending 3 secret papers about conflict between his majesty and the usurpation. Several other secret affairs in the works. Happily, last year state secrets were more impenetrable than usual, which disconcerted diplomats. Returns the deposition of Jesse Dunbar, Encloses something else for Mr. Russell in Boston. In French.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12349

Document, 1786 January 27