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John Jay (1745-1829) was a founding father of the United States, one of the authors of The Federalist Papers, and the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He was also the author of what is known as "Jay's Treaty," which was the 1794 treaty between Britain and the United States which settled the difficulties which arose from the violations of the Treaty of Paris. Jay's Treaty helped to regulate commerce and navigation.
  • The American Revolution: John Jay

    Consists of the basic birth and death statistics, the ancestry and biography of the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

  • Friends of John Jay Homestead

    The residence of founding father John Jay is now John Jay Homestead State Historic Site. His descendants lived in the house until the 1950s when Westchester County and the Friends facilitated the sale. This is the site of those friends.

  • Jay, John (1745-1829)

    The federal government's web site offers a brief biographical sketch of the New York delegate to the Continental Congress and also contains a picture of him.

  • Oyez: John Jay

    Contains biographical details about the Hon. John Jay, including personal information, details about his service as Chief Justice of the brand new Supreme Court, and a brief biography.

  • The Papers of John Jay

    Presents an image database and indexing tool which is made up of more than 13,000 scanned documents, mostly from photocopies of original documents.

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