Johnson has written Mr. Wetmore as Peter Jay desired about "the Globe
house" and encloses it unsealed; if Peter Jay approves, he should "seal and send it,"
which Johnson hopes "may have a good Effect." A post script states that...
"Not Sent" noted on the letter. Peter Jay writes that Johnson's letter to
Wetmore is delivered and explains the difficulties with Mr. Wetmore about the Globe
house, which is "for the Use of the Rectors of the Church at Rye," wh...
Acknowledges Peter Jay's letter of 19 Nov. and is glad that Peter Jay has
taken "prudent Steps on the threatening affair," on the Globe house, which he hopes can
be amicably settled. No "apology" is needed to the Society for Re...
Peter Jay hopes that Rev. Punderson can be inducted in the spring when the
smallpox danger will be over. Colonel Willet, the church warden, has told Peter Jay that
the late Rev. Wetmore gave the house and lot "in Trust for the ...
Peter Jay's letter of 28 Sept. gave Johnson glad tidings of great joy
because their parish was united in Mr. Punderson, who is said to be a good preacher. He
and Dr. Barclay will "endeavour to set things in their proper Light w...
Dr. Barclay and Mr. Auchmuty think it would be "less exceptionable with
the Society [for the Propagation of the Gospel]" if their vestry "should only present
Mr. Punderson to the Governor for Induction," that the Governor "defe...
Peter Jay shall help according to Mr. Punderson's directions for moving to
Rye from New Haven. Peter Jay is surprised that Rev. Wetmore's son intends to live in
"the house," for he does not know "by what authority the young man...
The Archbishop of Cantebury has expressed wonderment that the Church at
Rye had never applied to the Society [For the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
in London] for another minister since the death of Mr. Wetmore. Jo...
The Church at Rye gratefully acknowledges the Society's favours and wishes
"leave to nominate a minister themselves." The Parish Vestry by an act of the General
Assembly had called two ministers--"who thought it proper not to a...
Enclosed copy of Mr. PalmerÆs letter to Mr. Punderson, missionary funded
by the congregation at Rye. Especially wishes to know Mr. BarclayÆs opinion with regard
to PalmerÆs claim that Mr. Talbot is using his interest with Barcl...
Peter Jay encloses the letter of the parish committee to Drs. Barclay and
Johnson, a copy of which was delivered to Dr. Johnson who "passed the last night here."
Mr. Punderson has accepted their invitation and therefore Dr. Joh...
He is surprised that Stuyvesant has displaced his two sons from sitting in
the church pew. As he gave Stuyvesant permission to sit in the pew during the lifetime
of the writer's father, he cannot understand such an action being...
A group of four letters from Peter Jay to his eldest daughter, Eve in
Albany, 1770-1774: (30 June 1774) . Sending Mr. Munro's horse to James Van Cortlandt;
her son is well; (15 April 1772) her health and her mother's health; wi...
182 letters to Peter Jay from his aunt, Francoise Peloquin and cousins,
David, John and Maryann, in Bristol, England. Largely dealing with the Peloquin-Jay
business connections and family matters. Calendar of individual items o...
Ledger, 1774-1776, with many entries in John Jay's hand, preceded by a
handwritten index in Jay's hand. Accounts of Jay, his father, and his sister Eve Jay
Munro. Mrs. Munro's accounts are on three separate sheets; pages at the...
Leaves the interest of 500 pounds to his son Augustus. If he should die he
leaves it to be divided up among his sons James, Peter, John and Frederick (equally).
The interest from 1800 pounds for his daughter Eve Munro, and his ...