Has heard detailed news of family from [Egbert] Benson, and is glad that
they are near such a good friend. Is glad that Peter [Augustus] Jay gives his
grandfather such pleasure--has given instructions that he should remain with...
Jay, Frederick, Jay, Peter, Jay, Ann, Jay, Frederick, Jay, James, Sir, 1732-1815, Jay, John, 1745-1829, Jay, Peter
1783 March 18
Inventory ahd Distribution of Plate and Linen in Peter Jay's Estate.
Inventory prepared and signed by Frederick Jay as executor. The goods distributed among
James, Peter, John, Frederick, and Ann Jay
Impressions of London. Lodge in house 5 miles from place where American
ships dock "and the town extends considerably beyond each of those places." Fire which
broke out some days before; explosion of saltpeter warehouses of Eas...
Jewelry for "Aunt Jay" ready and will be sent to New York by Capt. De
Peyster. No letters yet from the family in New York. John Jay is very worried. Asks
mother to write them more often, as John Jay "begins to grow very uneasy ...
The farm formerly leased to a Mr and Mrs. Sarles has been relet to a Mr.
Elliot by the addressee, at direction of Peter Jay. While he feels sorry for Mrs.
Sarles, he would have acted differently if her husband had been honest a...
Leaves to John Jay all his lands excepting that portion set aside for his
widow. In the event of John Jay's death before his own, the above bequest is to go to
Peter Augustus Jay. John Jay and PAJ named as executors.
ante 1765 and 1780 January 1 - 1781 March 14
John Jay's School Copybook (ante 1765) and Sarah Jay's Letterbook, 1
January 1780-14 March 1781. Paperbound copybook opening with eight leaves inscribed by
John Jay, probably ante 1765, containing conjugations of French verbs a...