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Document, 1779 November 05

1. Document, 1779 November 05

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1779 November 05
  • Summary: Sends news that British evacuated Newport, Rhode Island on October 25th, leaving considerable stores behind them. Assumes Jay heard that enemy evacuated Stoney Point and Verplanck's Point, before he embarked.
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1780 December 18

2. Document, 1780 December 18

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1780 December 18
  • Summary: Acknowledges receipt of 10 July and 16 September. Encloses a copy of his letter of 6 October. Congress, in order to remedy disadvantages under which America has hitherto suffered, has decided to establish an Office of Foreign A...
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Document, 1780 December 18

3. Document, 1780 December 18

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1780 December 18
  • Summary: Since writing 6 Oct (copy of which enclosed) has received Jay's of 10 July and 16 Sept. Congress soon to form Office for Foreign Affairs. Actions of enemy in New York, in Canada; retreat of General Gates. If enemy not reinforce...
  • Number of Images: 5
Document, 1780 January 04

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Document, 1780 July 12

5. Document, 1780 July 12

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1780 July 12
  • Summary: Informs him of the fall of Charleston to the British. Also that he had dinner with Sir James Jay, and finds that John Jay's family and acquaintances in New York and New Jersey are all well.
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1780 October 06

6. Document, 1780 October 06

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1780 October 06
  • Summary: Thank you for prints [see letter of 27 January 1780]. Congress has requested him to remain in the chair for another year, but he doubts that he will be able to endure the exertion much longer.
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1780 October 17

7. Document, 1780 October 17

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1780 October 17
  • Summary: The U.S. has a right to the territory which the British held in the new world by conquest. Spain can claim no territory above the northern boundary of W. Fla. U.S. has a right to territory as far as the Mississippi. Some of the...
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Document, 1781 February 15

8. Document, 1781 February 15

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 February 15
  • Summary: If Spain persists in her demand, Jay may recede from his previous instructions to insist upon free navigation of the Mississippi and access to ports below the 31st parallel in Florida. He should, however try to obtain free navi...
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Document, 1781 February 15

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Document, 1781 January 4

10. Document, 1781 January 4

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 January 4
  • Summary: Pursuant to act of Congress of 21 December, asks Jay to request Spanish court to use its influence for Henry Laurens's release.
  • Number of Images: 2
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