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Memorials Of Peter A. Jay - Compiled For His Descendants

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Memorials of Peter A. Jay Compiled for his Descendants By his Great-grandson John Jay Deo duce perseverandum Family Motto Printed for Private Qrculation 1929 Copyright, 1905, by JOHN JAY PRINTED BY G. J. THIBME, HOLLAND A. A, JAY 1833. In the of the York CONTENTS 1776-1782 3irth and parentage of Peter A. Jay, 1 . Early life at Liberty Hall, 1 . Appointment of John Jay to the Spanish mission, 2. Removal of the Jay family from Rye to Fishkill, 3. John Jay and Mrs. Jay sail for Europe, 3. Little Peter engaged in study, 4. Death of Grandfather Jay, 5. 1782-1794 ohn Jay in Paris, 5. The Anglo-American Treaty concluded, 6. Like at Chaillot, 6. John Jays family, 6. Return to America, 6. John Jay builds himself a house, 7. Becomes Secretary of For eign Affairs, 7. Young Peters early school-days, 8. Death of Mr. and Mrs Livingston, 8, 9. Character of Governor Livingston, 9, 10. Death of Anna Maricka Jay, 10. Peter enters Columbia College, 10. His classmates, 11. John Jay made Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 11. 1794-1795 Jnfriendly feeling between Great Britain and the United States, 12. John Jay goes to England as Envoy Extraordinary, 12. Peter accompanies him as private secretary, 14. Peter sees many places of interest and is entertained in English houses, 14 18. Visit to Sir William Herschel, 18. His forty-foot telescope, 18. In Copleys studio, 18. Father and son meet Mr. Pitt, 18. Young Jay dines on Lord Mayors Day with the Skinners vii CONTENTS Guild, 18. Signing of the Treaty, 19. Peter attends an English court of law, 19. Makes a trip into Scotland and sees the north of England, 19, 20. Is introduced to Dugald Stewart and hears him lecture, 20. Impressions of YorkMinster by night, 20. Peter rides to hounds, 21, 22. Sees Mrs. Siddons and Mr. Kemble at Drury Lane, 22. Father and son return to the United States, 23. 1795-1798 Peter goes to Philadelphia to settle accounts of English mission, 23. John Jay is elected Governor of New York, 24. Marriage, at the Government House, of Kitty Ridley to John Livingston, 24, Governor Jay declines re-election, 25. Peter commen ces the study of law, 25. New York excited by revolutionary doctrines, 25. Extracts from correspondence with Judge Woodward of Virginia, 26 31. Peter joins the militia, 32. Becomes president of a Literary Society, 32. Is admitted to the Bar, 32. Licensed to practise in Supreme Court of New York, 32. Receives honorary degree from Yale College, 32. Super intends survey of land, 33. 1798-1801 Yellow fever in New York City, 33, 34. Peter receives Mayors Court License, 34. His life in town, 34. His sister Marias marriage, 35. The Jays establish a country home, 35. Descrip tion of the Bedford place, 36. Family life at Bedford, 36. Death of Mrs. John Jay, 37. Deaths of John Jays two brothers, Augustus and Frederick, 38. Sketch of the latter, 38, 39. 1801-1803 Peter begins the practice of law, 39. Goes abroad for his health, 39. His letter to his sister, Mrs. Banyer, 40. Ex tracts from his diary, 41 49. A Mediterranean cruise, 44 47. Italy, 4752. Paris, 52, 53. The Louisiana Purchase, 53. viii CONTENTS Peter describes the birthplace of his ancestors, 54, 55. His return to New York, 55. 1803-1807 3 eter spends a winter in Bermuda, 56 57. Returns to Bedford, 57. Correspondence with Judge Territt, 58. Peter retires to Bedford, 58. Ogden Hoffman, 59. Death of Mr. P. A. Jays brother-in-law, Goldsborough Banyer, 60. 1807-1810 ilarriage of Peter A. Jay to Mary R. Ckrkson, 60. Interchange of congratulatory letters between the fathers-in-law, 61 62. Birth of John Ckrkson Jay, 64. Peter A. Jay becomes identified with various philanthropic and religious organizations, 64, 65. The Trinity Church Riot, 6566. 1810-1812 Dration on Washington, 67 69. Death of Eve, eldest child of Peter Jay and Mary Van Cortlandt, 70. Sketch of her husband, Henry Munro, 70. Removal to Pine Street, 71. Birth of a daughter to the Jays, 71. Mr. Jay nominated for Congress, 71...


Titel: Memorials Of Peter A. Jay - Compiled For His Descendants
EAN: 9781406735710
ISBN: 140673571X
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 256
Gewicht: 347g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T15mm
Jahr: 2007