Document, 1783 July 16

Title:
Document, 1783 July 16
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:
1783 July 16
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
8
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Describes Fourth of July celebration at Passy. Encloses copy of toast John Jay proposed on the occasion. (NNC: 13109). Mrs. Izard on her way to the United States. Sorry Kitty was disturbed by "that gentlemans" hints that the Jays would return to Spain. Remarks that "the only American who is capable of enjoying himself there" is Carmichael "for of all my countrymen I know not his equal for duplicity of soul, or one who can so readily smile upon and court the man he hates or despises. . . ." Looks forward to seeing the Binghams. John Jay may soon go to England on business of Peloquin legacy. Describes Lady Juliana Penn.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12977

Document, 1783 July 16