From Henry Cooper
St. Croix, 1 May 1793. He expresses thanks for the correspondence covering his consular commission for this island and promises at the earliest opportunity to attend to TJ’s general letter of instructions and communicate to him such information as may be required.
RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); 1 p.; addressed: “Honble. Thomas Jefferson Esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 27 May 1793 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosed in TJ to George Washington, 27 May 1793.