John Jay Papers

New York and Massachusetts Agents to the Judges, 12 October 1785

New York and Massachusetts Agents to the Judges

New York 12th. October 1785.


Certain Circumstances have occurred, which render it doubtful whether the Agents of Massachusetts and New York will be ready to meet the fœderal Court appointed to decide their Controversy, as soon as the 15th day of November next. We therefore think it our Duty to apprize you of this, and to request that you will postpone setting out for Williamsburgh until you hear further from us.—We have the Honor to be, Sir, Your most Obedient, Very humble servants

E. Gerry } Agents of Massachusetts Jas Duane
S. Holton John Jay
R King Agents for New York
The Honble. George Read Eqr

LS, to George Read, DLC: Read Family (EJ: 10365); FC, NHi: Duane, misc. (EJ: 636), marked “Circular / Addressed to / The Honble John Sitgreaves Esqr Newbern North Carolina / The Honble George Wythe Esqr Williamsburgh, Virginia / The Honble James Monroe Esq. Fredericksburgh, Virginia / The Honble George Read Esqr New Castle Delaware / The Honble Samuel Johnson Esqr Edenton North Carolina / The Honble William Patterson Esqr Brunswick New Jersey / The Honble Isaac Smith Esqr Trenton New Jersey”.

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