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Document, 1765 April 02

1. Document, 1765 April 02

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1765 April 02
  • Summary: After conversation with Livingston, Jay retired to reflect on it. Will say in this letter the sentiments he was too embarrassed to say to his face. Livingston possesses every social qualification and mental endowment. Jay had e...
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Document, 1765 April 19

2. Document, 1765 April 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1765 April 19
  • Summary: Tells Livingston why he writes complimentary rather than critical letters to him. With compliments he hopes to achieve all that could be attained by censure. Commiserates with Livingston on his disappointment.
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Document, 1765 April 19

3. Document, 1765 April 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1765 April 19
  • Summary: Reply to letter from Livingston of April 18. Encloses something for Livingston to read and criticize. Is undetermined with respect to the property of many things contained in it and would like Livingston's ???? to resolve ...
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Document, 1765 May 01

4. Document, 1765 May 01

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1765 May 01
  • Summary: ALS. Written in response to a letter from Livingston, who was still attending King's College: "I have often remarked Ambition to be one of your strongest Passions, and have as often been surprised that instead of attending to s...
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Document, 1765 October 31

5. Document, 1765 October 31

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1765 October 31
  • Summary: Profuse thanks for Livingston's actions. "I think myself extremely happy in an assurance from you (whom I can't suspect of dissimulation) that no other material deficiency marks my character than the one you mention: and I than...
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Document, 1765 October 31

6. Document, 1765 October 31

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1765 October 31
  • Summary: Profuse thanks for Livingston's analysis of his character. "I think myself extremely happy in an assurance from you (whom I can't suspect of dissimulation) that no other material deficiency marks my character than the one you m...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1766 March 04

7. Document, 1766 March 04

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1766 March 04
  • Summary: Letter from John Jay to Robert R. Livingston. Livingston is now in the country at the family estate Clermont, after having been "highly entertained of late, and by your account of the Matter have attained every Qualification ne...
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Document, 1768 July n.d. - ...

8. Document, 1768 July n.d. - 1775 April 25

Document, 1769 January n.d.

9. Document, 1769 January n.d.

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1769 January n.d.
  • Summary: Jay did not receive the recent letter from Livingston, and Livingston did not receive the two letters in which Jay informs him of the dissolution of the New York Assembly by Governor Sir Henry Moore. Discusses the measures take...
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Document, 1775 April 25

10. Document, 1775 April 25

Document, 1775 December 19

11. Document, 1775 December 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1775 December 19
  • Summary: Deeply regrets the death of Livingston's father. Jay went to visit Harry Livingston and asked him to dine with him. Harry said he dined with Duane, so Jay went with him. Since then he has not seen him except to speak in the str...
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Document, 1775 December 19

12. Document, 1775 December 19

Document, 1775 January 01

13. Document, 1775 January 01

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1775 January 01
  • Summary: Jay's analysis of his and Livingston's characters: Livingston more vivacity and Jay more staid because of pride and bashfulness. Both ambitious but by different roads; Livingston more flexible, Jay more pertinacious, both sensi...
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Document, 1776 February 25

14. Document, 1776 February 25

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 February 25
  • Summary: Advice on how to overcome his "indifference." Livingston ought to engage in "amusement and exercise." Jay did not give notice to the ridiculous story of Livingston's having given intelligence to Governor Tryon. Such a report ha...
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Document, 1776 January 06

15. Document, 1776 January 06

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 January 06
  • Summary: Consolation on death of Judge Livingston. "Resignation to the dispensations of a benevolent as well as omnipotent being can alone administer relief." Admonition to Livingston to serve his country. Assurance of continuance of hi...
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Document, 1776 January 26

16. Document, 1776 January 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 January 26
  • Summary: ALS. John Jay writes that he is sorry to hear of Robert's poor health, and urges him to release himself from "Sollicitude & Distress," which may be the cause of his illness.
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Document, 1776 January 26

17. Document, 1776 January 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 January 26
  • Summary: Hopes for his recovery, suggests Robert Livingston try change of surroundings. Announces birth of son [Peter Augustus Jay] on 24 January.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1776 July 01

18. Document, 1776 July 01

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 July 01
  • Summary: Has just returned to the city from Elizabeth and discovered to his dismay that the convention will be meeting in White Plains, following a scheme of Gouverneur Morris. Worried about what the public will think. The prosecution o...
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Document, 1776 July 16

19. Document, 1776 July 16

Document, 1776 June 11

20. Document, 1776 June 11

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Livingston, Robert R. (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 June 11
  • Summary: Caution and prudence daily seem more estimable. But where caution encroaches on the rights of friendship it becomes criminal. Mutual and full confidence all important in friendship. James Livingston will resign if necessary to ...
  • Number of Images: 2