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Document, 1786 March 04

1. Document, 1786 March 04

Document, 1796 March 04

2. Document, 1796 March 04

Document, 1799 August 23

3. Document, 1799 August 23

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1799 August 23
  • Summary: Jay's letter of introduction for Cuyler misplaced and not received until Cutler had left Belmont. Inquires about report from B. Gilbert of Cherry Valley that quitrents are due on the Belevedere Patent in which Peters and John B...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1808 July 09

4. Document, 1808 July 09

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1808 July 09
  • Summary: Begs John Jay to accept a book as a small token of sincere esteem for "Your Treaty, and our Bridge," because both are worthy of praise. The new bridge being built on chains or flat bars of iron over the falls of the Schuyl kill...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1808 July 09

5. Document, 1808 July 09

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1808 July 09
  • Summary: Begs John Jay to accept a book as a small token of sincere esteem for "Your Treaty, and our Bridge," because both are worthy of praise. The new bridge being built on chains or flat bars of iron over the falls of the Schuykill s...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1808 September 18

6. Document, 1808 September 18

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1808 September 18
  • Summary: Talks of the difference in properties of plaster and shells as fertilizer. His agricultural society will be obliged for any pertinent information which John Jay might be inclined to afford. He admires the latter's "Settled Plan...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1809 August 18

7. Document, 1809 August 18

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1809 August 18
  • Summary: Regrets the afflictions mentioned in Jay's last letter and gives an account of illnesses in his own family. Discusses the properties and use of plaster and other fertilizers. John Jay is right in his estimate of the probable la...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1809 July 24

8. Document, 1809 July 24

Document, 1810 November 25

9. Document, 1810 November 25

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1810 November 25
  • Summary: Sends him a pamphlet on the Tunis sheep. Has given up wine, cigars, and rich food for reasons of health for nearly six years. Speaks of the qualities of the sheep, which are healthy and will not break through stone walls unless...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1811 April 11

10. Document, 1811 April 11

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1811 April 11
  • Summary: Received John Jay's letter on the Farewell Address; nothing could be a stronger defense against the attacks now circulating. He will be discreet in its use.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1811 April 14

11. Document, 1811 April 14

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1811 April 14
  • Summary: John Jay's proof of Washington's authorship of the Farewell Address convince some but not the bulk of society. W. Lewis and Dr. Mason continue in praise of Hamilton. Lewis claims there are notes in the latter's writing which co...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1811 February 14

12. Document, 1811 February 14

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1811 February 14
  • Summary: Will try to find six copies of his work for Jay; tells of an unfavorable British review on them. News of agricultural matters. Has sent him "Inquiries on Plaister of Paris." In it he has tried to introduce a memento of "the Gen...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1811 October 05

13. Document, 1811 October 05

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1811 October 05
  • Summary: Is sorry to hear of John Jay's poor health. The sheep have been procured from a neighbor and are being shipped to his son. Was to have sent some sheep and ploughs to England and procured letters from the British Ministry to the...
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Document, 1811 September 05

14. Document, 1811 September 05

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1811 September 05
  • Summary: If John Jay is still interested in the Tunis sheep, Peters has one ram and one ewe set aside for him.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1815 January 19

15. Document, 1815 January 19

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1815 January 19
  • Summary: A few still endeavor to keep the subject of agriculture alive "amidst the Din of Arms." Will send the third volume of Agricultural Memoirs. History offers ample proof that there is a tendency toward despotism in all human polit...
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Document, 1815 November 27

16. Document, 1815 November 27

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1815 November 27
  • Summary: Has found someone to deliver the letter to Mrs. J. Bedford. She is the daughter of Parker, a printer of New York, and John Jay's letter called to mind some amusing circumstances which he will not however relate. "They would...l...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1818 December 12

17. Document, 1818 December 12

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1818 December 12
  • Summary: Finds enjoyment in "living" with old friends in the manner that Swedenborgians commune with departed spirits. Is not afflicted with the usual maladies of old age, attributing this to good spirits, temperance, and constant use o...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1820 November 25

18. Document, 1820 November 25

Document, 1820 November 25

19. Document, 1820 November 25

Document, 1821 March 20

20. Document, 1821 March 20

  • Name: Peters, Richard, 1743-1828 (Author) Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1821 March 20
  • Summary: Refers to the "round assertions" of eastern orators that no proofs existed of French maneuvering, grounding on this base their eulogy of John Jay's coadjutor exclusively. Those who lived and acted in the scenes of that day know...
  • Number of Images: 3