[Document, 1768 January 22]

 

Title
[Document, 1768 January 22]
Library Location
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
January 22, 1768
Language
English
Physical Description
11 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
The Debating Society of New York. Summaries of debates by Jay, Egbert Benson, Stephen De Lancey, Benjamin Kissam, Lindley Murray, Peter Van Schaack, and John Vardill, on the following subjects: "Whether the laws ought to compel a subject to accept of a public employment?"; "Whether in an absolute monarchy it is better that the Crown should be elective than hereditary?"; "Whether a people are more happy under an elective or hereditary monarchy?"; and "Was Virginius morally justified in putting his daughter Virginia to death to preserve her from violation by Appius?"
Identifier
columbia.jay.00886