Wishes to know if the pair of horses he promised to break in for a
carriage are ready yet; she needs them badly. Hope his son received the millstones;
would like to know if the mill is grinding yet. Has not yet heard from Mr.
Understands that the mill will be operational this fall. Cost more than he
would have liked, but under LyonsÆ sonÆs management, believes will be profitable. Will
return early in the spring; imagines many improvements will have ...
Believes has been condemned by Mrs. Jay for not breaking in her horses, on
the word of an unknown man in Bedford. Can prove the contrary with many witnesses. Son
went to New York to buy materials for JayÆs mill and stopped at t...
Thanks him for offer of potatoes and turnips; has already found another
source. Hopes he regrets his letter of November 10th, as she has invariably treated him
with courtesy. Did not intend to offend him by telling his son that...
Settlement of accounts to 1 May 1796. It would appear that the parties
were engaged in a joint venture in which each shared equally. Jay owed the Major 10
pounds 14s. 6d., which was deducted from Jay's share. Note for balance g...
John Jay not pleased that Maj. Lyons' son has removed his house without
Jay's consent. Also disappointed that the building of the new house has made little
progress. Jay says he will express his views very candidly. Always punc...