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1. Document, 1768 July n.d. - 1775 April 25

  • Name: Clark, George; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Brown, Daniel Isaac; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jones, Samuel, 1734-1819; Livingston, Robert R.
  • Date: 1768 July n.d. - 1775 April 25
  • Summary: Accounts of George Clark, clerk of the New York Supreme Court, with Jones, Jay, Livingston, Brown, and Benson
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1775 April 25

2. Document, 1775 April 25

Clark, George

2. Document, 1775 April 25

  • Name: Clark, George; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Brown, Daniel Isaac; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jones, Samuel, 1734-1819; Livingston, Robert R.
  • Date: 1775 April 25
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1777 June 02

3. Document, 1777 June 02

Jay, John, 1745-1829

3. Document, 1777 June 02

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1777 June 02
  • Summary: The committees of Orange, Ulster and Dutchess counties to meet the next day to choose the men for the high offices of government for the state of New York. General Schuyler recommended for Governor and General George Clinton fo...
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Document, 1778 December 23

4. Document, 1778 December 23

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

4. Document, 1778 December 23

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1778 December 23
  • Summary: Publication of Deane's letter by Philadelphia Gazette, and the London newspapers, has caused a great concern in New York. It is likely that the Assembly will launch their own investigation or instruct their delegates to Congres...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 July 6

5. Document, 1779 July 6

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

5. Document, 1779 July 6

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 July 6
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1779 June 23

6. Document, 1779 June 23

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

6. Document, 1779 June 23

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 23
  • Summary: The powers of the ordinary civil magistrates do not seem sufficient to preserve the peace of the state. Commissioners may be necessary. Discusses the Confiscation Bill. Some of our friends are disappointed with the proceedings ...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1779 September 04

7. Document, 1779 September 04

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

7. Document, 1779 September 04

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 September 04
  • Summary: Great difficulty with Vermont. Expedient used to gain wheat for the army.
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1780 June

8. Document, 1780 June

Jay, John, 1745-1829

8. Document, 1780 June

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1780 June
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1780 November 20

9. Document, 1780 November 20

Jay, John, 1745-1829

9. Document, 1780 November 20

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1780 November 20
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1780 November n.d.

10. Document, 1780 November n.d.

Jay, John, 1745-1829

10. Document, 1780 November n.d.

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1780 November n.d.
  • Summary: Hasn't received any letters except from Mr. Livingston. Please visit his father and send minute details concerning the state of his health. Send at least a half dozen copies of the letter by various vessels, perhaps one via Mr....
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Document, 1780 September 18

11. Document, 1780 September 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

11. Document, 1780 September 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1780 September 18
  • Summary: Sends letter by post, so it must of necessity be reserved. Has received no news from America, although the public good would profit were he kept better informed. Glad to hear Richard Morris appointed Chief Justice of New York, ...
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Document, 1781 December 08

12. Document, 1781 December 08

Jay, John, 1745-1829

12. Document, 1781 December 08

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1781 December 08
  • Summary: An extensive letter dealing primarily with arrangements John Jay asks Benson to make to have Peter A. Jay live with Harry Livingston, so that the boy may be close to John Jay's father, yet not be a burden to the Jay family. New...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1781 March 19

13. Document, 1781 March 19

Jay, John, 1745-1829

13. Document, 1781 March 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1781 March 19
  • Summary: Draft of document 13201.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1781 March 19

14. Document, 1781 March 19

Jay, John, 1745-1829

14. Document, 1781 March 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1781 March 19
  • Summary: Complains of not having received letters from friends in New York. Confesses his homesickness:"I never loved or admired America so much as since I left " First page cropped at bottom, with one or two lines missing. Autograph Le...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1781 November 27

15. Document, 1781 November 27

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

15. Document, 1781 November 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1781 November 27
  • Summary: In regard to Vermont affair, he refers John Jay to the concurrent resolutions [of New York legislature?] which he enclosed in his letter of October 27th. By the New York Act of Submission, the Vermont claims were to be managed ...
  • Number of Images: 5
Document, 1781 November 27

16. Document, 1781 November 27

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

16. Document, 1781 November 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1781 November 27
  • Summary: In regard to Vermont affair, he refers John Jay to the concurrent resolutions [of New York legislature?] which he enclosed in his letter of October 27th. By the New York Act of Submission, the Vermont claims were to be managed ...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1781 October 27

17. Document, 1781 October 27

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

17. Document, 1781 October 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1781 October 27
  • Summary: Just received news of Cornwallis' defeat at Yorktown--sends his congratulations upon the event. "... Supineness and Security too frequently [are] the Attendant on Prosperity...", hopes this will instead produce renewed exertion...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1781 September 30

18. Document, 1781 September 30

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

18. Document, 1781 September 30

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1781 September 30
  • Summary: Misdated 30 "October" by Benson. Reports Washington's operations against Cornwallis. The new legislature will meet next Monday and will elect new delegates. There will probably be a change in delegates as the inhabitants of tha...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1782 August 26

19. Document, 1782 August 26

Jay, John, 1745-1829

19. Document, 1782 August 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1782 August 26
  • Summary: The Vermont business was botched. Good Americans will try to remove all grounds of dissension between the states. "Our power, respectability, and happiness will forever depend on our union." Foreign nations would rejoice to see...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1782 August 26

20. Document, 1782 August 26

Jay, John, 1745-1829

20. Document, 1782 August 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Date: 1782 August 26
  • Summary: The Vermont matter--from what Benson relates it appears"...to have been bitched in the last as well as first stages...." Now that it is over with there are other boundary lines to be settled. It is essential that this be done w...
  • Number of Images: 2