[Document, 1824 November 05]

 

Title
[Document, 1824 November 05]
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Name
Mumford, Gordon S. (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
November 05, 1824
Language
English
Physical Description
7 pages
Subjects
United States--History--1783-1865; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Anecdote of Napoleon and Michaux concluding with Michaux's remark that America has a form of government "which every body sees, and no body feels. "Congratulates John Jay on the "redeeming spirit" to be seen in N.Y. politics. Has written to John Jay from sense of gratitude he feels toward his (Mumford's) benefactor, Benjamin Franklin.
Identifier
columbia.jay.13023