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[Document, 1775 December 31]

1. [Document, 1775 December 31]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: December 31, 1775
  • Summary: Suspects the Governor will issue writs of election for a new assembly. He feels the Tories may be elected because the attention of the people is diverted to the Provincial and Continental Congresses. Suggests that the four delegates to the Continental...
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[Document, 1775 November 26]

2. [Document, 1775 November 26]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: November 26, 1775
  • Summary: Extract of letter. Against the mobs' attack on (James) Rivington. Leads to contempt for all authority, especially in the ''unthinking populace'. Must be a serious concern to those 'who have the direction in public affairs'.
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Document, 1776 January 04

3. Document, 1776 January 04

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1776 January 04
  • Summary: ALS. Writes that he meant to send this letter by the last post but missed it. Informs that a proclamation has been issued to dissolve the old assembly to elect a new one. Reports that the Tories are saying they will dominate th...
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[Document, 1777 July 13]

4. [Document, 1777 July 13]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: July 13, 1777
  • Summary: Received letter from Jay and one from Morris. Cannot comprehend the evacuation of Ticonderoga. Hopes Burgoyne's success will precipitate him into measures which will prove his ruin. The continental army is moving toward Peekskill. Hopes the people wil...
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[Document, 1777 June 02]

5. [Document, 1777 June 02]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: June 02, 1777
  • Summary: Received letter of [Jay?]. The American army now collected at Middle Brook Camp and at Princeton. This exposes the country more to the ravages of the enemy but the winter weather has been an aid to us. Now, however, it is necessary for us to unite our...
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[Document, 1779 July 25]

6. [Document, 1779 July 25]

[Document, 1779 March 14]

7. [Document, 1779 March 14]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: March 14, 1779
  • Summary: Colonel Laurens is going to South Carolina in an effort to raise two to four battalions of Negroes for the Continental Army. The operations of the enemy are increasing in the South and the use of Negro troops may be the only solution. Thinks Negroes w...
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Document, 1779 September 29

8. Document, 1779 September 29

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1779 September 29
  • Summary: Hamilton accepts Jay's doubts about the availability of appointing a certain man to an undesignated position. Hamilton had thought of him as vain and of defective character but faithful and of common sense. He is overbearing of...
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Document, 1779 September 29

9. Document, 1779 September 29

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1779 September 29
  • Summary: Kenneth Rendell Catalog # 45 (1970), item 156. Autograph Letter signed, 5 1/2 p. Docketed by Jay. Printed in full (based on this manuscript version in Syrett, ed., Hamilton, vol. 2:189-192. Reply to Jay's letter of 18 September...
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Document, 1779 September 29

10. Document, 1779 September 29

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1779 September 29
  • Summary: Hamilton accepts Jay's doubts about the advisability of appointing a certain man to an undesignated position. Hamilton had thought of him as vain and of defective character but faithful and of common sense. He is overbearing of...
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[Document, 1783 July 25]

11. [Document, 1783 July 25]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: July 25, 1783
  • Summary: The country is universally approving of Jay's conduct. Especially happy over the fisheries. There is little union and credit in America. Plans to return to private life. Now in Congress.
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[Document, 1784 December 07]

12. [Document, 1784 December 07]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: December 07, 1784
  • Summary: Letter recommending Jay's support to Baron von Steuben's petition to Congress. Recounts Steuben's services, which in justice entitle him to compensation. If Steuben stays in America, he will reside in New York, and his services in the establishment of...
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[Document, 1787 March 15]

13. [Document, 1787 March 15]

[Document, 1787 May 03]

14. [Document, 1787 May 03]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: May 03, 1787
  • Summary: Letter advises Jay of the conversation which took place between Hamilton and Brockholst Livingston concerning Jay's outstanding judgment against Livingston. Judgment based upon a bond which Livingston posted on behalf of Lewis Littlepage. When Livings...
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[Document, 1789 November 02]

15. [Document, 1789 November 02]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: November 02, 1789
  • Summary: Transmits request of Oliver Wolcott, Auditor of the Treasury, concerning the powers granted to the agents of U.S. at Paris to borrow on the credit of the U.S. If Office of Foreign Affairs has any details in addition to those in Journals of Congress, p...
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[Document, 1790 July 09]

16. [Document, 1790 July 09]

[Document, 1790 November 13]

17. [Document, 1790 November 13]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: November 13, 1790
  • Summary: Autograph letter signed. Transmits copies of resolutions passed by the house of representatives of Virginia (Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions; not present), which if persevered in will mean the end of the Constitution. Should not the separate branche...
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[Document, 1791 December 05]

18. [Document, 1791 December 05]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: December 05, 1791
  • Summary: Has increased the estimate of expenses for operation of the courts, which will be submitted to Congress. Accounts from all quarters agree with the situation Jay has observed; hopes passions will not lead people to the error Jay mentions.
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[Document, 1792 December 18]

19. [Document, 1792 December 18]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: December 18, 1792
  • Summary: He is busy with affairs of government, and his situation is made more difficult by attempts to stab him in the back. Would gladly relinquish his post to the Antifederalists, but he has every reason to believe they cannot be trusted.
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[Document, 1792 September 03]

20. [Document, 1792 September 03]

  • Name: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: September 03, 1792
  • Summary: The activities at Pittsburgh and elsewhere in western Pennsylvania, have created a crisis in the affairs of the nation that call for vigorous exertions by the national government. Asks for Jay's thoughts.
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