[Document, 1780 February 26]

 

Title
[Document, 1780 February 26]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Carmichael, William, -1795 (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
February 26, 1780
Language
English
Physical Description
4 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Describes conference with Floridablanca of 25 February. John Jay's letter has been laid before the King. Floridablanca asked whether Carmichael preferred to communicate this information to John Jay or whether a formal letter from Floridablanca himself would be preferred. Carmichael indicated that the latter would be best and encloses Floridablanca's letter of 24 February. Describes warm reception at court. If John Jay decides to come to Madrid in consequence of Floridablanca's letter, asks for notice so that housing can be arranged. Autograph letter signed with cipher decoded by John Jay. Endorsed.
Identifier
columbia.jay.12758