Document, 1808 January 05

Title:
Document, 1808 January 05
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Amherst of Arracan, William Pitt Amherst, Earl, 1773-1857
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1808 January 05
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
4
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Received Amherst's of 10 September. Some confusion in transmitting information regarding Van Alen's death and successor as Amherst's agent. Van Schaack's suggestion of Evert Van Alen as new agent, seconded by Jay. Jay regrets news of death of Mrs. Pinfold; wishes Amherst health. Jay himself: retired 1801 to paternal estate; blessed with 5 children; death of wife and son-in-law. Own health - "I am not very often sick, and yet seldom very well." Obliged to Amherst for assurance of welcome reception to those Jay might recommend.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12858

Document, 1808 January 05