Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Washington, 17 June 1791

From George Washington

Mount-Vernon, June 17th. 1791.


By the last post from the southward I received your letters of the 17th. and 24th. of April, with their enclosures.

In a letter of the 7th. of May, which I wrote to the Secretary of the Treasury from Charleston, I expressed my approbation of what he informed me had been determined by the Vice-President and the Heads of Departments, relative to Mr. Short’s negociation at Amsterdam, and the further progress of the loans in Holland. I am, Sir, Your most obedient Servant,

Go: Washington

RC (DLC); in clerk’s hand, except for signature; at foot of text: “The Secretary of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 21 June and so recorded in SJL. Dft (DNA: RG 59, MLR). FC (DNA: RG 59, SDC).

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