JOHN JAY

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Gilbert Stuart


John Jay

Steel engraving; hand colored, 1834
Image sie 4 5/8 x 3 5/8" (11.7 x 9.5 cm).
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 51070
Price: $75.00
Publisher : Published by James Herring, New York
Painted by Gilbert Stuart & John Trumbull. Engraved by Asher B. Durand. John Jay, 1745-1829. The first chief justice of the Supreme Court, 1789-1795. Continental Congress, 1774-76, 1778-79, 1784, President, of the Congress, 1779. One of the negotiators of the peace treaty with Britain. "Let it be remembered that civil liberty consists, not in a right to every man to do just what he pleases, but it consists in an equal right to all citizens to have, enjoy, and do, in peace, security and without molestation, whatever the equal and constitutional laws of the country admit to be consistent with the public good." 18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Clergy

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