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The Day after my last Letter to you of the 14 Inst. was written, Mr Benson informed me that...
The Day after my last Letter to you of the 14 Inst. was written, M r Benson informed me that...
On my Return last Evening from a Fortnights absence in the country, I was informed that proper...
On my Return last Evening from a Fortnight’s Absence in the Country, I was informed that proper...
Among other Letters w h . I have had the pleasure of rec g . from you, there is one of the 27 th...
Since the thirteenth Day of September nine States have not been represented in Congress, and...
Reflecting that our wishes to see you here, would probably soon be gratified, it occurred to me...
Reflecting that our Wishes to see you here, would probably soon be gratified, it occurred to me...
I was a few Days ago honored with yours of the 13 of last Month. It contains much important...
Having read in the Papers of to Day, an Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman in France to one at...
Your Recommendation adds to increases the number of considerations which induce me to wish well...
Having read in the Papers of to Day, an Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman in France to one at...
You will recieve this at a Moment, when you will again find yourself surrounded by your amiable...
M rs Jay having been informed by a Gentleman who lately passed thro one of your Towns, (I think...
New York, 15 Dec. 1788. Introduces the bearer, “Mr. Johnston, a citizen of this state, and a...
Instead of presenting a particular account against the State for my Services as one of their...
on considering the Nature and necessity of the Extra Expences with which You think the united...
My last to you was dated the 23d. September last. It mentioned my having received your Letters of...
On considering the nature and necessity of the Extra Expences with which You think the united...
I have the honor of informing you that it as Congress think ^have deemed^ it expedient in the...
I have had the Honor of rec g & communicating to Congress your Letter of the 29 April last, as...
My last to you was dated the 9th. June, since which I have been honored with yours of the 4th....
Your Ideas relative to the Diffusion of Intelligence and useful Information by means of news...
Your Ideas relative to the Diffusion of Intelligence and useful Information by means of news...
The Secretary of the United States for the Department of foreign Affairs, to whom was referred...
On the 12 th . October last Congress was pleased, on a Report from the Board of Treasury, to...
The Secretary of the United States for the Department of foreign Affairs, to whom was referred a...
The Society in this City for promoting the Manumission of Slaves & c . were much pleased to find...
accept my thanks for the obliging Letter which you did me the Honor to write on the 8 May last by...
Poughkeepsie, New York, July 26, 1788. “We the members of the Convention of this State, have...
We the members of the Convention of this State, have deliberately and maturely considered the...
proposition of Yesterday read Jay rises—not to debate— yesterday gave the fullest Assurances that...
Jay— Most ardently wishes & hopes the business might be so carried thro’—it is no more a...
I wrote to you a few Days ago and inclosed a copy of certain Propositions, or mode of...
I wrote to you a few Days ago and enclosed a Copy of certain Propositions, or mode of adoption—...
[ JJ seconds Melancton Smith’s motion for an amendment for an eight-year presidential term not...
M r . Jay Standing Troops will be enlisted during the war—If they have command of the Mil[iti] a...
[A committee discusses the draft of Melancton Smith’s conditional ratification proposal that...
Since my arrival here I have written you two or three hasty Letters— being constantly involved in...
Since my arrival here I have written you two or three hasty letters—being constantly involved in...
Jay— no difficulty—first take a vote &c a as Ham[ilton]—… Jay— cannot be before us till after the...
[ JJ joined the debate in support of John Sloss Hobart’s motion for adjournment, urging the...
Jay— ment[io] ns a few reasons [for adjournment]— Lans g . supposes it would increase heats— some...
M r . Jay. Have not misapp[lie] d .— the levying of taxes in a diff[eren] t . way—&— the hands of...
Jay— It must be evident from the prop[osition] s — that they wish to accommodate—& pledge...
M r . Jay We are endeavouring to agree— Gen t See we have brot forth valuable Amendm ts . Cannot...
[Melancton Smith moved to amend John Jay’s motion for ratification to have the Constitution...
M r . Jay. Went to the Committee disposed to accomd n .—pro[position] s . were received dictated—...
[On 10 July Lansing proposed a threefold scheme of amendments: 1) explanatory; 2) conditional;...
M r . Jay A proposition That the Constitution should be so far ratified as to go into Operation...