To George Washington
July 16. 1793.
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President the rough draught of an answer to Mr. Genet’s letter of June 22. It is left unclosed, in case any other matters should be thought proper to be added. Otherwise he would propose to close it with reiterations of friendship to his nation.
RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Tobias Lear. Tr (Lb in same, SDC). Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure: see preceding document.