Document, 1780 October 21

Title:
Document, 1780 October 21
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Grand, Ferdinand; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1780 October 21
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:
Acknowledges John Jay's letter of August 1780. Little hope for a loan to United States from France. Has asked Franklin to write Adams in the Netherlands where prospects are better. Advises John Jay to "avail" himself "of the favourable dispositions of the Court of Spain & get it to authorize & charge the Marquis to help you in your finance Business Advises John Jay not to consult the Marquis before approaching government for funds. LS. Endorsed by John Jay.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.13145

Document, 1780 October 21