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Jay, John

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American statesman, born in New York, and called to the bar in 1768; took a part in the struggle for independence second only to Washington's; represented his country subsequently in Madrid and London; was first Chief-Justice of the United States, and from 1795 to 1801 governor of New York (1745-1829).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Jay, John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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