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Document, 1781 July 18

1. Document, 1781 July 18

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Livingston, Susan (Author) Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
  • Date: 1781 July 18
  • Summary: Text of letter written out for Peter by his aunt, Susan Livingston, but with a neatly printed signature which is presumably Peter's. Is learning his lessons well from his Aunt Susan. Aunt Catharine sends him books from Philadel...
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Document, 1783 December 16

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Document, 1787 August 08

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Document, 1788 March 10

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Document, 1790 May 28

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Document, 1791 n.d.

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Document, 1791 November 23

7. Document, 1791 November 23

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1791 November 23
  • Summary: Received letter of 12th, and has read the life of Cicero. Although he cannot point out particular acts of indiscretion to which Cicero's downfall may be attributed, he thinks the reasons for his downfall were vanity and ...
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Document, 1791 November 23

8. Document, 1791 November 23

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1791 November 23
  • Summary: Has visited Uncle Frederick. Although he has read Life of Cicero attentively, cannot point out acts of indiscretion; but his misfortunes were due to his vanity and irresolution. Same as NNC: 8359, Jay (M) - f.35, of which this ...
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Document, 1792 April 29

9. Document, 1792 April 29

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1792 April 29
  • Summary: Election just ended in New York a few days ago; hopes to be able to congratulate his father on his success in it soon. Surprised to hear from Peter Munro how much opposition there was in Rye. Cattle from Marlborough arrived fro...
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Document, 1793 February 16

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Document, 1793 November 16

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Document, 1793 November 23

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Document, 1794 April 22

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Document, 1794 January 10

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Document, 1794 June 20

15. Document, 1794 June 20

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
  • Date: 1794 June 20
  • Summary: Arrival in London. Presentation to Grenville. Court in mourning for Duke of Mecklenburg, Queen's brother. Americans in London. Trip from Falmouth-visits to tin mines. England's cold, rainy weather.
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Document, 1794 June 22

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Document, 1794 June 22

17. Document, 1794 June 22

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Munro, Peter Jay, 1767-1833 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1794 June 22
  • Summary: Arrival in Britain. Trip through country to London. Impressions of England. Battles of French and British fleets discussed. "It is surprising what great sans culottes the young Americans here have become, most of them have been...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1794 June 29

18. Document, 1794 June 29

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
  • Date: 1794 June 29
  • Summary: Hospitality shown them in London. Messages from Mrs. Low. The poor circumstances of the family of the Count de Moustier. John Jay has not forgot picture for William. Maria and Nancy would not care for London. Most of "the gente...
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Document, 1794 May 13

19. Document, 1794 May 13

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
  • Date: 1794 May 13
  • Summary: A good wind has come up and they are under way in order to get to sea. Will dispatch letter with pilot. Went ashore in afternoon and bought two additional sheep and fresh fish.
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Document, 1794 May 13

20. Document, 1794 May 13

  • Name: Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843 (Author) Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
  • Date: 1794 May 13
  • Summary: Ship still lies where Munro left them previous evening. Letter will be sent by boat which delivered letters for Scattergood. Peter sick for an hour or two yesterday; all feeling well today. Ducks laying. Goat giving milk. All w...
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