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James was a physician & politician. James was knighted by King George lll in 1763.
Sir James invented a method for the Patriots to communicate with each other that could not be intercepted by the British. Washington called Jay's invention "a sympathetic stain" or "white ink ". We would call it invisible ink invented November 29, 1775.
Wikiipedia.org James Jay (1732-1815)
Burial: John Jay Cemetery Rye, Westchester Co New York New York.
His cemetery record states he died in Greater London UK.
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