From George Hammond
Thursday Morng [27 June 1793]
The British Minister presents his compliments to the Secretary of State and has the honor of informing him that he has just learnt that the person who has the care of the Light House on Cape Henry was a witness of the capture of the Ship William. The necessary steps are taken for procuring the deposition of this person on this subject without delay.
RC (DNA: RG 59, NL); partially dated; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 27 June 1793 received 29 June 1793. Tr (Lb in same).