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Document, 1722 n.d.

1. Document, 1722 n.d.

Jay, John, 1745-1829

1. Document, 1722 n.d.

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1722 n.d.
  • Summary: Notes on his father, Peter Jay
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1731 n.d.

2. Document, 1731 n.d.

Jay, John, 1745-1829

2. Document, 1731 n.d.

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1731 n.d.
  • Summary: Endorsed by Jay "Memorial of Grievances in the Province of New York"
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1763 August 09

3. Document, 1763 August 09

Jay, Peter

3. Document, 1763 August 09

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1763 August 09
  • Summary: Dr. Johnson has asked for College news from Jay, who ought to write him promptly, but say nothing that should not be known outside the college.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1763 August 23

4. Document, 1763 August 23

Jay, Peter

4. Document, 1763 August 23

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1763 August 23
  • Summary: Since Jay wants to study law, he should resolve to let no difficulty prevent him from applying himself vigorously to it. Dictionary is necessary, but as to other books, it would be wiser to borrow than to pay dear to buy them a...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1763 n.d.

5. Document, 1763 n.d.

Jay, Peter

5. Document, 1763 n.d.

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1763 n.d.
  • Summary: If your landlady raises the rent, don't say anything to her-just move out to cheaper quarters.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1763 n.d.

6. Document, 1763 n.d.

Jay, Peter

6. Document, 1763 n.d.

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1763 n.d.
  • Summary: Personal letter. Inquiries about rents. Also an inquiry about the affair with Mr. Punderson.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1763 n.d.

7. Document, 1763 n.d.

Jay, Peter

7. Document, 1763 n.d.

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1763 n.d.
  • Summary: Instructions for renting property owned by Peter Jay. Requests Jay to purchase a spade.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1763 October 27

8. Document, 1763 October 27

Johnson, Samuel

8. Document, 1763 October 27

  • Name: Johnson, Samuel; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1763 October 27
  • Summary: Expresses his continued interest in King's College. Tells Jay of his happiness of the success of Sir James Jay in England in collecting money for the college.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1764 February 28

9. Document, 1764 February 28

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1764 February 28
  • Summary: Suggestions for finding lodgings that will be both agreeable and convenient. Asks Jay to find out whether or not the boy sent from Mr. Punderson has been baptized.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1764 January 16

10. Document, 1764 January 16

Jay, Peter

10. Document, 1764 January 16

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1764 January 16
  • Summary: Suggestions concerning Jay's clerkship contract with Benjamin Kissam. Asks Jay to advertise the sale or rental of his house. Sale of property, or rental. Peter Jay wishes to try to keep a room in it for Jay and space in the yar...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1764 January 23

11. Document, 1764 January 23

Punderson, Ebenezer

11. Document, 1764 January 23

  • Name: Punderson, Ebenezer; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1764 January 23
  • Summary: A letter of thanks for a kindness. Best regards to Mother Chambers, and all of Jay's relations.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1764 May 22

12. Document, 1764 May 22

Jay, Peter

12. Document, 1764 May 22

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1764 May 22
  • Summary: Personal letter. Since Commencement is over, he expects Jay to return home shortly. Asks him to bring along 100 limes.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1764 n.d.

13. Document, 1764 n.d.

Jay, Peter

13. Document, 1764 n.d.

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1764 n.d.
  • Summary: Judges should render decisions according to law, and not give credence to the popularity of the decision. PJ has decided to wait for cooler weather before having his servant girl inoculated against smallpox.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1765 April 02

14. Document, 1765 April 02

Jay, John, 1745-1829

14. Document, 1765 April 02

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, Robert R.
  • Date: 1765 April 02
  • Summary: After conversation with Livingston, Jay retired to reflect on it. Will say in this letter the sentiments he was too embarrassed to say to his face. Livingston possesses every social qualification and mental endowment. Jay had e...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1765 April 15

15. Document, 1765 April 15

Jay, Peter

15. Document, 1765 April 15

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1765 April 15
  • Summary: Asks Jay to Deliver the enclosed letter to Mr. Auchmuty immediately. There is much talk in town that James Jay should have given the Governors of [King's] College an explanation why he has permitted their bills to be returned p...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1765 April 19

16. Document, 1765 April 19

Jay, John, 1745-1829

16. Document, 1765 April 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, Robert R.
  • Date: 1765 April 19
  • Summary: Reply to letter from Livingston of April 18. Encloses something for Livingston to read and criticize. Is undetermined with respect to the property of many things contained in it and would like Livingston's ???? to resolve ...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1765 April 19

17. Document, 1765 April 19

Jay, John, 1745-1829

17. Document, 1765 April 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, Robert R.
  • Date: 1765 April 19
  • Summary: Tells Livingston why he writes complimentary rather than critical letters to him. With compliments he hopes to achieve all that could be attained by censure. Commiserates with Livingston on his disappointment.
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1765 March 05

18. Document, 1765 March 05

Jay, Peter

18. Document, 1765 March 05

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1765 March 05
  • Summary: Though the clerks of the Secretary's office have no right to demand fees, PJ would not be adverse to paying them about 3 dollars. However Jay is not to pay more than certain specified fees for his father's charter. Wishes to su...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1765 March 26

19. Document, 1765 March 26

Jay, Peter

19. Document, 1765 March 26

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1765 March 26
  • Summary: Asks Jay for any news of James, from whom he has not heard. There has been sickness among Jay's Negroes for last three months. Peter Jay exhausted by his duties. Looks forward to a respite from his tasks and opportunity to rela...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1765 May 01

20. Document, 1765 May 01

Jay, John, 1745-1829

20. Document, 1765 May 01

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, Robert R.
  • Date: 1765 May 01
  • Summary: ALS. Written in response to a letter from Livingston, who was still attending King's College: "I have often remarked Ambition to be one of your strongest Passions, and have as often been surprised that instead of attending to s...
  • Number of Images: 0