Document, 1795 August 17

Title:
Document, 1795 August 17
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1795 August 17
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:
It is uncertain whether the President should unofficially comment on the course of his administration. The loss of detachment from public debate might prove damaging; on the other hand an early intervention may stop the activities of the partisans and sway public opinion. Believes the decision can be left to the judgment of the President, who will be able to carry the nation through the present crisis.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12868

Document, 1795 August 17