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Jay, William 1789-1858

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Works: 128 works in 620 publications in 1 language and 13,502 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  History 
Roles: Author, Inscriber, Attributed name
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A review of the causes and consequences of the Mexican War by William Jay( Book )

49 editions published between 1849 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay (son of John Jay) was a prominent New York judge and abolitionist leader; he bitterly criticized the war as a conspiracy to seize new territory for slaveholders
Miscellaneous writings on slavery by William Jay( Book )

28 editions published between 1853 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and peace: the evils of the first and a plan for preserving the last by William Jay( Book )

43 editions published between 1842 and 2016 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the action of the federal government in behalf of slavery by William Jay( Book )

44 editions published between 1839 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of John Jay : with selections from his correspondence and miscellaneous papers by William Jay( Book )

18 editions published between 1833 and 2000 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquiry into the character and tendency of the American colonization, and American anti-slavery societies by William Jay( Book )

33 editions published between 1835 and 1981 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiry into the character and tendency of the American colonization, and American anti-slavery societies by William Jay( Book )

28 editions published between 1838 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to the Hon. Samuel A. Eliot, representative in Congress from the city of Boston, in reply to his apology for voting for the fugitive slave bill by Franklin Dexter( Book )

20 editions published in 1851 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Creole case, and Mr. Webster's despatch : with the comments of the N.Y. American by William Jay( Book )

14 editions published between 1842 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter to Hon. William Nelson, M.C. on Mr. Webster's speech by William Jay( Book )

16 editions published between 1850 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the Mosaic laws of servitude by William Jay( Book )

16 editions published between 1854 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to the committee chosen by the American Tract Society, to inquire into the proceedings of its Executive Committee, in relation to slavery by William Jay( Book )

13 editions published between 1857 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to the American Tract Society in response to a decision not to publish a tract that touched upon slavery. Jay raises points about slavery, Christianity, and Society philosophy that pertain to the decision. He condemns slavery and feels the Society should condemn it in its publications
A letter to the Right Rev. L. Silliman Ives : bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church in the state of North Carolina : occasioned by his late address to the convention of his diocese by William Jay( Book )

15 editions published between 1846 and 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery in America: or, An inquiry into the character and tendency of the American colonization and the American anit-slavery societies by William Jay( Book )

9 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters respecting the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, and the American Tract Society by William Jay( Book )

8 editions published between 1853 and 1858 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to the Hon. William Jay, being a reply to his "Inquiry into the American colonization and American anti-slavery societies." by David Meredith Reese( Book )

4 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address to the inhabitants of New Mexico and California : on the omission by Congress to provide them with territorial governments, and on the social and political evils of slavery by American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society( Book )

6 editions published between 1849 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jay 1789-1858 Judge

Jay (Judge) (William), 1789-1858

Jay, William 1789-1858

William Jay Amerikaans rechter (1789-1858)

William Jay United States jurist, abolitionist and peace activist

Languages
English (435)

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