Document, 1799 February 14

Title:
Document, 1799 February 14
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843; Jay, Ann
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1799 February 14
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
5
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Autograph Draft letter signed. Recounts anecdote of Alexander Hamilton's elaborate practical joke on his family. With aid of his nephew, Philip Church, Hamilton convinced relatives that he had communicated via spirit messages with the Baron de Viomiuel.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12903

Document, 1799 February 14