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Jay, William, 1789-1858



  • Existence: 1789 - 1858


William Jay (1789-1858), American abolitionist and jurist.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Fenimore Cooper Collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 415
Abstract: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of James Fenimore Cooper, and to a lesser degree, the Cooper family, between 1792 and 1976. The collection documents Cooper's writing career, service in the United States Navy, and travels through Europe, and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, artwork, and objects. As an author who was engaged in the process of printing and publishing his works, and who was...
Dates: 1792-1976, bulk 1792-1894

Letter : New York, to Leonard E. Wales, 1807 Sep 12

 Part of Collection — Box 62: [Barcode: 39002137225372], Folder: GROUP 2350, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS requesting that Wales mail him his Yale College diploma which he left wrapped in a newspaper in his room.

Dates: 1807 Sep 12