Jay, William, 1789-1858

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Jurist and reformer.

From the description of Letters of William Jay, 1854-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423668

Wililam Jay was an American jurist and philanthropist.

From the description of ALS, 1829 Apr. 21, Bedford [N.Y.] to Theodore Sedgwick. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 184904505

William Jay, son of John Jay, was a lawyer well known for his abolitionist views.

Willard was a member of the Massachusetts legislature (1828-1829), librarian of the Massachusetts Historical Society (1833-1835), and clerk of the Court of Common Pleas in Suffolk County, Massachusetts (1841-1865).

From the description of Correspondence between William Jay and Joseph Willard, 1834. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339196

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referencedIn Bleecker, Harmanus, 1779-1849. Papers, 1801-1885. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Miller, Elias B. Elias B. Miller papers, 1776-1857. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Jay, William, 1789-1858. Correspondence between William Jay and Joseph Willard, 1834. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Amistad Schooner case collection, 1839-1968. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
referencedIn Robert Carter letters from various correspondents, 1851-1898 (inclusive), 1851-1862 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Gibbs, George, 1815-1873. [Map of the area later bounded by Grand Street, Centre Street, White Street and Broadway, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.) / copied by] George Gibbs. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
creatorOf Dunham, Caroline. Letters to Theodore and Robert Sedgwick, 1834-1849. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Goodell, William, 1792-1878. The William Goodell Family Papers 1780-1892 1820-1878 Berea College, Hutchins Library
referencedIn Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873. Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Jay, William, 1789-1858. Letter, 1855-1857. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn Jay family. Papers, 1734-[1949?]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Jay family. Papers, 1770-1952. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Jay, William, 1789-1858. ALS, 1829 Apr. 21, Bedford [N.Y.] to Theodore Sedgwick. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873. Papers, 1809-1903, (bulk 1809-1872) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Edward Morris Davis papers, 1830-1941 (inclusive), 1837-1850 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
creatorOf Jay, William, 1789-1858. Letters of William Jay, 1854-1855. Library of Congress
referencedIn Elias B. Miller papers, 1776-1857 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Salmon P. Chase Papers Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Emerson, Charles Chauncy, 1808-1836. Lecture on slavery, Concord (Mass.) : manuscript, 1835 Apr. 29. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Ide, John Jay, 1891-1962,. John Jay Ide collection, 1772-1984. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn James Fenimore Cooper collection, 1792-1976, 1792-1894 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873. Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903 (bulk 1809-1872). Library of Congress
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by Marketplace Street, Broad Street, Stone Street and Whitehall Street, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)] / G.A.S. ; [A Map of a lot of ground situated on the north side of Stone Street belonging to B.P. Cruger] / Stephen Ludlam ; (copy). Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Wurts, John S. (John Sparhawk), 1876-1958,. Wurts family papers, 1699-1964. Hagley Museum & Library
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associatedWith Bleecker, Harmanus, 1779-1849. person
associatedWith Carter, Robert, 1819-1879 person
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873. person
associatedWith Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 person
correspondedWith Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887 person
associatedWith Emerson, Charles Chauncy, 1808-1836. person
associatedWith Gibbs, George, 1815-1873. person
associatedWith Goodell, William, 1792-1878. person
associatedWith Ide, John Jay, 1891-1962, person
associatedWith Jay family. family
associatedWith Jay family. family
associatedWith Jay, John, 1745-1829. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Miller, Elias B person
associatedWith Miller, Elias B. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Sage, Gardner A. person
associatedWith Sedgwick, Theodore, 1780-1839. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873. person
associatedWith Towle, G. M., person
associatedWith Towle, G. W., person
associatedWith Willard, Joseph, 1798-1865. person
associatedWith Wurts, John S. (John Sparhawk), 1876-1958, person
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Subject
Antislavery movements
Occupation
Jurists
Reformers
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Birth 1789-06-16

Death 1858-10-14

Americans

English

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