University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Jay Collection, 1861, 1867



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jay, John, 1817-1894
Title: Jay, John, 1817-1894
Dates: 1861, 1867
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, the John Jay Collection, 1861, 1867, documents Jay’s personal and business affairs.
Accession No.: 2011-216
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

The grandson of John Jay (1745-1829), diplomat, Chief Justice, and co-author of The Federalist, John Jay II (1817-1894) was an active member of the anti-slavery movement and the Free Soil Party. Additionally, Jay helped organize the Republican Party in New York.

Source:

The Papers of John Jay. Columbia University Libraries. New York, New York. Accessed December 21, 2011. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/jay/.


Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, the John Jay Collection, 1861, 1867, documents Jay’s personal and business affairs. One letter addressed discusses a trip to the country, while another sent to Mr. Kelley concerns the poor service of the post office.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Fassenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869.
Jay, John, 1817-1894 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Post Office Dept.

Related Material

See also The Papers of John Jay, Columbia University Libraries, New York, New York.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Jay Collection, 1861, 1867, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Bethany Anderson, December 2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3E320 Correspondence, 1861, 1867