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Document, 1774 January 31

1. Document, 1774 January 31

  • Name: Jay, Peter; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1774 January 31
  • Summary: Despite the fact that they have not met Sarah Livingston, Peter Jay and his wife concur in Jay's selection of a wife and send best wishes for their happiness.
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Document, 1777 March 03

2. Document, 1777 March 03

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

2. Document, 1777 March 03

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1777 March 03
  • Summary: Master Peter has departed, "one of his grandfathers will go home with a heavy heart" on account of his being gone. General Howe lately arrived at Brunswick and enemy reinforced with 3-4,000 men. They will probably make a bold p...
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Document, 1777 March 22

3. Document, 1777 March 22

Jay, John, 1745-1829

3. Document, 1777 March 22

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1777 March 22
  • Summary: Comments on Livingston's letters of the 18th and 3rd. Livingston's "panegyric" on king will stimulate the prince to "exalt you at the first opportunity." It is to be regretted that at such a time measures should be feeble. The ...
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Document, 1778 December 12

4. Document, 1778 December 12

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

4. Document, 1778 December 12

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1778 December 12
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Congratulates John Jay on election as President of Congress. He acknowledges the recept of six copies of an Act of Congress, mentions correspondence with Mr. Laurens for commissions for privateers, and believes...
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Document, 1778 December 18

5. Document, 1778 December 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

5. Document, 1778 December 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1778 December 18
  • Summary: Thanks Livingston for his congratulations at Jay's being elected President of Congress. Glad that New Jersey is now undertaking naval operations. Sends the Commission's instructions and bonds.
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Document, 1778 December 18

6. Document, 1778 December 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

6. Document, 1778 December 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1778 December 18
  • Summary: Thanks for congratulations on his election to Presidency of Congress. Commends New Jersey militia's enthusiasm. Brockholst Livingston will be Jay's personal secretary.
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Document, 1778 December 21

7. Document, 1778 December 21

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

7. Document, 1778 December 21

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1778 December 21
  • Summary: Agrees to Brockholst Livingston staying with Jay as Jay's private secretary.
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Document, 1779 April 07

8. Document, 1779 April 07

Jay, John, 1745-1829

8. Document, 1779 April 07

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1779 April 07
  • Summary: Sends Livingston two acts of Congress: 1. one of March 23 regulating the clothing department. 2. one of April 5 providing for pay of officers employed in the department. The men will be appointed by the several states and paid ...
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Document, 1779 April 23

9. Document, 1779 April 23

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

9. Document, 1779 April 23

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 April 23
  • Summary: Livingston sends a letter to be filed with the papers of the Continental Congress. 2 August 1775. Dartmouth to Earl of Dunmore: Dunmore is now returning to England. Earlier had proposed to form a force of Indians and Negroes su...
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Document, 1779 April 23

10. Document, 1779 April 23

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

10. Document, 1779 April 23

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 April 23
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Misdated "1774." Sends Jay, as President of Congress, a "Letter (which lately fell into my hands) which may perhaps be of some use to file among the papers of Congress." Proof that the British have tried "to pr...
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Document, 1779 December 12-...

11. Document, 1779 December 12-1781 March 14

Jay, Sarah Livingston

11. Document, 1779 December 12-1781 March 14

  • Name: Jay, Sarah Livingston; Jay, Peter; Livingston, Catharine; Livingston, Susan; Livingston, Susannah French; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1779 December 12 - 1781 March 14
  • Summary: 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 ...
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Document, 1779 February 8

12. Document, 1779 February 8

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

12. Document, 1779 February 8

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 February 8
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Acknowledges the receipt of John Jay's letter 20 Jan. enclosing 2 resolutions of Congress: that of 5 Jan. proposed to raise monetary quotas of the states for the year 1779 through taxation and that of 1 Jan. re...
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Document, 1779 July 12

13. Document, 1779 July 12

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

13. Document, 1779 July 12

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, Sarah Livingston
  • Date: 1779 July 12
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Acknowledges receipt at Morristown of John Jay's letter which he forwarded to their mother. Thanks Sarah Jay for the invitation to visit Philadelphia; since the Assembly's adjournment enemy activity in New Jers...
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Document, 1779 June 07

14. Document, 1779 June 07

Jay, John, 1745-1829

14. Document, 1779 June 07

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 07
  • Summary: Received Livingston's letter of June 5 with the letter for General Dickenson. It was immediately sent to him.
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Document, 1779 June 10

15. Document, 1779 June 10

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

15. Document, 1779 June 10

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 10
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Introduces to John Jay Mr. Houston who was appointed a delegate to Congress from New Jersey
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Document, 1779 June 16

16. Document, 1779 June 16

Jay, John, 1745-1829

16. Document, 1779 June 16

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 16
  • Summary: Sends Livingston the same letter as to General Greene of the same date.
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Document, 1779 June 17

17. Document, 1779 June 17

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

17. Document, 1779 June 17

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 17
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Informs John Jay that the British are maneuvering nearby. To avoid capture, he is fixing his headquarters at Middlebrook "for some weeks, and perhaps during the summer" where dispatches may be sent. Aplogizes t...
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Document, 1779 June 29

18. Document, 1779 June 29

Jay, John, 1745-1829

18. Document, 1779 June 29

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 29
  • Summary: Sends two copies of acts of Congress of June 28: 1. directions on how to fill vacancies in regiments raised by states for the continental Army; 2. directing the states to bill up their battalions as quickly as possible.
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Document, 1779 March 20

19. Document, 1779 March 20

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

19. Document, 1779 March 20

  • Name: Livingston, William, 1723-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 March 20
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Preceding pages of letterbook missing, this represents only the last page of Livingston's letter of this date. Efforts to respond to Congress's call to complete New Jersey's enlistment quota when assembly stand...
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Document, 1779 May 10

20. Document, 1779 May 10

Jay, John, 1745-1829

20. Document, 1779 May 10

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Livingston, William, 1723-1790
  • Date: 1779 May 10
  • Summary: Communicated Livingston's letter of May 8 and his memorial to Congress and sends him their resolution in reply. Also sends a copy of an act of Congress of May 5 for facilitating the settlement of the late Commissary General Tru...
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