John Jay's Letters

John Jay's involvement with the proposed Federal Constitution was greater than would appear from his participation in the Federalist and many letters written by Jay are included in the Founders Constitution.

  1. Letter from John Jay to John Adams regarding the Judiciary
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 3, Section 1, Document 18
  2. John Jay et al., Letters on Reorganization of the Supreme Court
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 3, Section 1, Document 16
  3. An Address to the People of the State of New York, Spring 1788
    The Founders' Constitution, Volume 1, Chapter 7, Document 22
  4. John Jay, A Freeholder, A Hint to the Legislature of the State of New York
    The Founders' Constitution, Amendment V, Document 12
  5. Letter from John Jay to George Washington regarding the coin of the United States
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 5, Document 8
  6. Letter from John Jay to George Washington regarding the Post Office
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 7, Document 2
  7. Letter from John Jay to Elias Boudinot regarding Slavery
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 1, Section 9, Clause 1, Document 19
  8. Letter from John Jay to George Washington regarding the Supreme Court
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 3, Section 2, Clause 1, Document 33
  9. Letter from John Jay to George Washington regarding the Separation of Powers
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 3, Section 2, Clause 1, Document 34
  10. United States v. Yale Todd (1794), IN United States v. Ferreira
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 3, Section 2, Clause 1, Document 37
  11. John Jay – Continental Congress
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 6, Clause 2, Document 3
  12. Letter from John Jay to the President of the [English] Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves
    The Founders' Constitution, Volume 1, Chapter 15, Document 39
  13. Letter from John Jay to Thomas Jefferson regarding Deficiencies of the Confederation
    The Founders' Constitution, Volume 1, Chapter 5, Document 13
  14. Letter from John Jay to Richard Price regarding Slavery
    Volume 1, Chapter 15, Document 31
  15. Letter from John Jay to George Washington regarding the Convention
    Volume 1, Chapter 6, Document 4
  16. John Jay regarding the Continental Congress
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 6, Clause 2, Document 3
  17. John Jay, Draft of Letter from Justices of the Supreme Court to George Washington
    The Founders' Constitution, Article 3, Section 1, Document 14


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