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Chapter XVII "The Federlists Scotch Genet", undated
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of the original typescript of Monaghan's biography John Jay, which was the first to be written by a non-family member. Jay's authorship of many of the Federalist essays, his varied career as governor of New York, president of the Continental Congress, and first chief justice of the United States, as well as his role as negotiator of the Peace of 1783 and author of the Jay Treaty of 1794--these are some of the subjects of the biography. Included are miscellaneous notes about Jay.
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The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Chapter XVII "The Federlists Scotch Genet"; John Jay by Frank Monaghan, C0332, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Jay, John, 1745-1829.