- Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815
- Call number
- MssCol 7102
- Physical description
- 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
- Preferred Citation
- James Asheton Bayard letters and miscellany, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Statesman, diplomat, US Congressman 1797-1803, US Senator 1804-1813, Peace Commissioner at Ghent 1813-1814..January 1812 letter written in Washington, DC: "Dewitt Clinton and Govr Morris have been here a considerable time- their ostensible object a canal from the lakes to the Hudson [Erie Canal] but the real one is supposed to be a political intrique."
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328