Post irregular; some shipments of personal effects presumed lost. Action
of troops in the area. Neither the Whigs nor Tories like the articles of capitulation
published in the London papers. Peter to be inoculated against small...
Volume of manuscript copies of nine letters from Mrs. Jay to members of
her family, 12 December 1779- 14 March 1781, prepared by her older sister, Catharine
Livingston. The unnumbered pages preceding the letters' texts contain ...
Livingston, Brockholst, 1757-1823; Livingston, Catharine; Livingston, Susan
1781 February 3
Writes from L'Orient. Tells his sisters not to envy the situation in
Europe. Misses all his friends and family. Jay is very kind to him. French ladies are
more attractive than the Spanish -- except for their excess use of rouge...
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...