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The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1785-1788

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

Volume 4 of The Selected Papers of John Jay opens in January 1785 as John Jay assumes office as secretary for foreign affairs and brings system and order to the long-...


The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1760–1779

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

Few leaders of the new American nation had more influence than John Jay (1745–1829), or could match his contributions in all three branches of government, at both state and...


The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1794–1798

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

Volume 6 opens with John Jay aboard the Ohio, bound for London in May 1794, to begin what will prove to be the most controversial mission of his career: the negotiation of the...


The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1780–1782

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

The second volume of The Selected Papers of John Jay opens in January 1780 with Jay’s arrival in Spain on his first diplomatic mission abroad. It ends in June 1782 with...


The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1788–1794

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

Volume 5 opens with John Jay taking a leave of absence from his post as secretary for foreign affairs to serve as a delegate to the New York Ratifying Convention. Following Jay...


The Selected Papers of John Jay

1799–1829

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

Volume 7 of The Selected Papers of John Jay opens in 1799 with John Jay well into his second term as governor of New York. After overseeing the passage of the law for gradually...


The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1782–1784

Lawrence, Amanda Reeser, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

This volume opens in June 1782 with the arrival of John Jay in Paris to join Benjamin Franklin in negotiation of the peace treaty with Great Britain. Exploring Jay’s...