Document, 1781 July 22

Title:
Document, 1781 July 22
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, Sarah Livingston; Livingston, Catharine
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1781 July 22
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:
Autograph Letter, lacking its last page and signature. Received Kitty's letter of 6 June and Susan's of 27 May. All of her sisters' letters have reached her. Glad that Kitty has decided to leave Elizabethtown -- wishes "the rest of the family were equally timid." Concerns for their safety. Mr. and Mrs.. Linn. Suggests the Livingstons move to Trenton during the rest of the war. Regards to Mary White Morris. Promises "to make amends for my present dullness by some brilliant relations, if I should search the spanish romances to discover them." Ordered apron from Paris for Mrs. Morris. Praises Robert Morris. Will set out for San Ildefonso next week. Looking forward to seeing royal gardens there. Describes gardens of Madrid and Aranjuez. Describes Carlos III. "I often think papa would be fond of amusing himself in the manner that the king does, that is hunting, fowling, & fishing, for which purpose he rises very early."
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12978

Document, 1781 July 22