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Washington responds to criticisms of the Jay Treaty...
Item # 662854
October 22, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 22, 1795
* George Washington letter
* re. Jay's Treaty
Page 3 has a letter from the county of Westmoreland to the President complaining about the terms of the Jay Treaty, followed by his response in which he notes: "...my deliberate opinion that in ratifying the treaty I had consulted the true interests of my country...". It is signed in type: Go. Washington.
Four pages, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's