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John Jay

  • ARTIST: Alonzo Chappel

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Johnson, Fry & Co., New York.

  • MEDIUM: Steel engraving; hand colored,

    DATE: 1862

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 7 1/4 x 5 1/2" (180 x 135 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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."


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Black and white.