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John Jay (1745-1829)
Joseph Wright (1756-1793)
Oil on canvas, 1786
New-York Historical Society
Gift of John Pintard

Congressman, diplomat, first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and governor, Jay was a revered figure in New York politics. Hamilton, Jay, and James Madison collaborated on the Federalist Papers.


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King