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...
Concerning Mr. Bayard's attempts to coerce a road from Peter Jay, who says
he would have been willing to grant a road as a matter of favor. Also in this envelope
is a note pertaining to a vestry meeting held sometime in January...
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...
Harry Munro wishes his daughter Betsey (Elizabeth Munro Fisher) home as
quickly as possible; she will leave tomorrow on a sloop for Albany. Mr. Dyckman is
expected back any moment; will stop in on his way back to town. John Jay...
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...
Has received several of Jay's letters. Jesuits Bank very welcome, how to
repay cost? Tory and Scotch defeat in North Carolina may not settle internal peace
there. Clinton's arrival may cause them to take arms again. Hopes Minis...
Received her sister CatherineÆs Livingston (KittyÆs) letter with pleasure,
but must decline her proposal for now. Has heard of continuing illness of Sarah
Livingston Jay with pain; wishes her a speedy recovery. Hopes she can vi...
Received Jay's of 21st. Discussion of whether or not the family should
leave Fishkill, his own health and the expense of removal dissuade him from moving.
Wishes Jay and Fady could both counsel him.