To George Washington
Feb. 20. 1793.
Th: Jefferson, with his respects to the President, has the honor of inclosing him a letter he proposes to send to the Speaker to-day, if approved by the President: also the translation of some papers given him by Mr. Ternant three or four days ago, which he has not before had time to prepare: also extract of a private letter from Mr. Short. Th:J. will have the honor of waiting on the President at one aclock on these subjects.
RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: Tobias Lear. PrC (DLC). Tr (Lb in “The President of […]”; endorsed by DNA: RG 59, SDC). Recorded in SJPL. Enclosures: (1) Extract of William Short to TJ, 20 Nov. 1792. (2) TJ to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, 20 Feb. 1793. Other enclosure printed below.