[Document, 1799 February 14]

 

Title
[Document, 1799 February 14]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author)
Jay, Ann (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
February 14, 1799
Language
English
Physical Description
5 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Constitutional period, 1789-1809; 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