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JAY TO REV. JOHN M. MASON, D.D. - John Jay, The Correspondence and Public Papers of John Jay, vol. 4 (1794-1826) 
The Correspondence and Public Papers of John Jay, ed. Henry P. Johnston, A.M. (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1890-93). Vol. 4 (1794-1826).
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JAY TO REV. JOHN M. MASON, D.D.
Bedford, 22d May, 1816.
Accept my thanks for the friendly letter, and for the book1 which you were so obliging as to send me by my son. I have made some progress in reading it. The principle I approve, and am glad it has employed a pen very able to do it justice.
Had all uninspired expositors been content with the simplicity of the gospel, and not been wise above what is written, the Church would probably have suffered less than it has from worldly wisdom and scholastic subtleties.
With the best wishes for the health and prosperity of yourself and family, I am, dear sir,
[1 ]“A Plea for Catholic Communion.”