Received letter of 18th November, congratulates him on appointment. If he
comes to New York in January, his arrival will be timely. He is happy to learn
Massachusetts district court writs will issue in name of President, and th...
Thinks Jay is correct in opinion that writs of U.S. courts should issue in
the name of the President. Concerning seals of the various federal courts: would it be
possible to use the district court seal in the circuit courts unt...
Circuit Court for the District of New York; Cushing, William, 1732-1810; Duane, James, 1733-1797; Jay, John, 1745-1829; United States. Supreme Court; Washington, George, 1732-1799; United States. Congress
1792 April 5, 10 and 16
Washington's message to Congress (also document 10073) transmits a letter
from Jay, William Cushing, and James Duane, 10 April 1792, forwarding proceedings of the
Circuit Court for District of New York in respect to "An Act to ...
News of his activities while on the circuit in Delaware, Pennsylvania. He
plans to go to Washington to purchase a house lot there, then go on to Richmond. In
Pennsylvania 50 persons were indicted for a riotous assault on a /rev...
Is prepared to set out for Philadelphia if the weather should not turn
stormy. Wishes Congress would set terms of Supreme Court at more suitable times of the
year. Public good does not require that the judges be subjected to th...
Sorry he did not have time to call on Jay when he passed through New York.
It was necessary that he cross the Hudson immediately before nightfall, lest he be late
in arriving at Philadelphia for the meeting of the court.
Whatever the treaty may be, Jay "must expect to be mauled by the Sons of
bluntness and _____." While Jay's acceptance of the governorship will doubtless be for
the good of New York, Cushing regrets Jay's leaving the Court. He (...