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Letter from John Jay to Samuel Johnston
Jay, John, 1745-1829
May 26, 1788
Volume 21, Page 474

JOHN JAY TO THE GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Office of Foreign Affairs,
26 May, 1788.

Sir:

Mr. Dumas agreeable to the request of the Envoy extraordinary of his Swedish Majesty at the Hague, has transmitted to me a note he received from that Minister which I have now the honor of communicating to your Excellency in order that such measures may be taken on the Subject as Circumstances and the Laws of Nations may dictate.

With great respect I have the honor to be, &c.,
JOHN JAY.