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Document, 1813 October n.d.

1. Document, 1813 October n.d.

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1813 October n.d.
  • Summary: Having heard that certain "recent and unexpected occurrences" were causing him trouble, would like to know if he might be of any use. Invites him to spend a few days at Bedford since conversation is preferable to letters on suc...
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Document, 1813 October 12

2. Document, 1813 October 12

Document, 1807 May 12

3. Document, 1807 May 12

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1807 May 12
  • Summary: Objects that it was never his opinion that no one of the Federalist party could ever vote for a Clintonian. On the contrary, he often expressed opinion that a man should be elected on his merits, and that majority decision shou...
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Document, 1807 June 02

4. Document, 1807 June 02

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1807 June 02
  • Summary: In order to explain the paragraph in the Herald which stated that John Jay could not conceive of any Federalist voting for a candidate of the Clinton party, he proposes an answering statement. This explains that John Jay would ...
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Document, 1805 January 12

5. Document, 1805 January 12

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1805 January 12
  • Summary: The reason he has not subscribed to the Hamilton loan is because he does not have the money. Does not think he should promise to lend when he is under necessity of borrowing for his own use.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1800 March n.d.

6. Document, 1800 March n.d.

Document, 1798 February 27

7. Document, 1798 February 27

Document, 1798 May 22

8. Document, 1798 May 22

Document, 1797 February n.d.

9. Document, 1797 February n.d.

Document, 1796 July 23

10. Document, 1796 July 23

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1796 July 23
  • Summary: Has instructed Treasurer to issue drafts to Benson who should arrange to have money paid to the Canadian Indians. Please obtain receipt to be returned to Treasurer.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1796 May 12

11. Document, 1796 May 12

Document, 1795 June 27

12. Document, 1795 June 27

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1795 June 27
  • Summary: Doesn't know whether his removal from the bench to the governorship will be more conducive to his comfort. In executing his new duties he will rely heavily on the advice and support of Benson and other friends.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1795 September 03

13. Document, 1795 September 03

Document, 1795 August 17

14. Document, 1795 August 17

Document, 1795 September 03

15. Document, 1795 September 03

Document, 1792 March 31

16. Document, 1792 March 31

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1792 March 31
  • Summary: Has seen plan for monument to Revolution; it is a good one, and Congressional approval should be obtained. The artist should be encouraged to undertake it himself although no appropriation of funds should be made until the Indi...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1784 November 04

17. Document, 1784 November 04

Document, 1783 December 15

18. Document, 1783 December 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1783 December 15
  • Summary: Wants Peter to take the farm at Rye. Met with some of the Tories whose conduct was unexceptionable but passed others by as strangers.
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1783 December 15

19. Document, 1783 December 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1783 December 15
  • Summary: Instructions concerning the distribution of the farm at Rye from the estate of Peter Jay to John Jay's brother, Peter Jay. Requests Benson to take steps to provide for the old age of Jay's mare, and also to repurchase her colt....
  • Number of Images: 8
Document, 1783 April 06

20. Document, 1783 April 06

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1783 April 06
  • Summary: Sends a letter for Fady and wants Peter to take the farm at Rye and have it valued. Should take a good intelligent couple with him. Jay will back his expenses.
  • Number of Images: 1