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George Washington to John Jay, 15 Aug. 1786

August 15, 1786
Confederation Series [ 1784 - 1788 ]
Making of the Constitution, Washington & Politics

This letter is part of a series; more information can be found on the “George Washington and the Making of the Constitution” page. Please also see related documents below. Original manuscript images of Washington’s letter to Jay at the Library of Congress: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4


Confederation Series, Volume 4
ALS, Great Britain: Windsor Castle; LB, DLC:GW. The letter-book copy is dated 1 August. GW’s letter was bound in the volume that John Jay (1817–1894) presented to the Prince of Wales on 10 Oct. 1860. It is docketed “Gen. Washington 15 Augt 1786 an[swere]d 7 Jan. 1787.”
The original manuscript images used here are letter-book copies from the Library of Congress.

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