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Document, 1777 March 19

1. Document, 1777 March 19

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1777 March 19
  • Summary: Has written to convention that persons going to New York should be prohibited from taking all their belongings. Is it right that Mr. Robinson and others are going off? Have we nothing to fear from such examples? This letter bei...
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Document, 1778 December 23

2. Document, 1778 December 23

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1778 December 23
  • Summary: Publication of Deane's letter by Philadelphia Gazette, and the London newspapers, has caused a great concern in New York. It is likely that the Assembly will launch their own investigation or instruct their delegates to Congres...
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Document, 1779 July 6

3. Document, 1779 July 6

Document, 1779 June 23

4. Document, 1779 June 23

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1779 June 23
  • Summary: The powers of the ordinary civil magistrates do not seem sufficient to preserve the peace of the state. Commissioners may be necessary. Discusses the Confiscation Bill. Some of our friends are disappointed with the proceedings ...
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Document, 1779 September 04

5. Document, 1779 September 04

Document, 1781 November 27

6. Document, 1781 November 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 November 27
  • Summary: In regard to Vermont affair, he refers John Jay to the concurrent resolutions [of New York legislature?] which he enclosed in his letter of October 27th. By the New York Act of Submission, the Vermont claims were to be managed ...
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Document, 1781 November 27

7. Document, 1781 November 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 November 27
  • Summary: In regard to Vermont affair, he refers John Jay to the concurrent resolutions [of New York legislature?] which he enclosed in his letter of October 27th. By the New York Act of Submission, the Vermont claims were to be managed ...
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Document, 1781 October 27

8. Document, 1781 October 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 October 27
  • Summary: Just received news of Cornwallis' defeat at Yorktown--sends his congratulations upon the event. "... Supineness and Security too frequently [are] the Attendant on Prosperity...", hopes this will instead produce renewed exertion...
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Document, 1781 September 30

9. Document, 1781 September 30

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 September 30
  • Summary: Misdated 30 "October" by Benson. Reports Washington's operations against Cornwallis. The new legislature will meet next Monday and will elect new delegates. There will probably be a change in delegates as the inhabitants of tha...
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Document, 1783 April 25

10. Document, 1783 April 25

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1783 April 25
  • Summary: Transmits powers of attorney and certificate of John Jay's appointment as Executor of the Estate of Peter Jay. Didn't send certified copy of Peter Jay's will because of its bulk. Hopes this will be adequate to enable John Jay t...
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Document, 1785 June 07

11. Document, 1785 June 07

Document, 1795 June 13

12. Document, 1795 June 13

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1795 June 13
  • Summary: Congratulates him on election as governor which was long expected. Has met with the St. Regis Indians, and they have agreed to have a conference this coming fall at a place to be designated by John Jay early in the summer. Bens...
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Document, 1799 February 05

13. Document, 1799 February 05

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1799 February 05
  • Summary: One William Y. Tuttle was tried before him for stealing a horse and sleigh. Before sentencing the man escaped, and upon recapture he was brought before the Supreme Court, which sentenced him to 18 months in prison. As Benson be...
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Document, 1799 September 27

14. Document, 1799 September 27

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1799 September 27
  • Summary: Reports that Amos Purdy, a justice of the peace, was examined by the justices of Oyer and terminer for Westchester County, and was found unfit for his duties.
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Document, 1805 January 04

15. Document, 1805 January 04

Document, 1807 May 06

16. Document, 1807 May 06

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1807 May 06
  • Summary: Concerns gubernatorial election, and cites John Jay alleged statement that no Federalist could consistently vote for the Clintonian faction.
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Document, 1807 May 19

17. Document, 1807 May 19

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1807 May 19
  • Summary: Did not wish to report Jay as saying that any individual nominated by the Clintonians would not have his support. If Jay feels an explanation is required, he will print it.
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Document, 1810 n.d.

18. Document, 1810 n.d.

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1810 n.d.
  • Summary: Mr. Munro supports Tompkins in the coming election and it has been rumored that John Jay does not disapprove. Benson has accordingly told all enquirers of Jay's sentiments that Federalists who wished to vote should support the ...
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Document, 1820 December 22

19. Document, 1820 December 22

  • Name: Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1820 December 22
  • Summary: Has placed John Jay's $70 with his nephew, who has accepted the commission of obtaining for John Jay the wine from Portugal. Sends news of the arrival of a shipment of wines from Oporto, "unquestionably genuine," of which a cas...
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