From the Justices of the Supreme Court
Philadelphia 20 July 1793
The enclosed Letter from us to the President being on the Subject of the one which by his Direction you did us the Honor to write on the 18th. Instant; we think it most proper and regular that it should pass to him thro’ your Hands; and for that purpose commit it to your Care. We have the Honor to be Sir your most obt. & hble Servts.
RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); in Jay’s hand, signed by Jay, Wilson, Iredell, and Paterson; at foot of text: “The Honb. Ths. Jefferson Esqr Secy. of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 20 July 1793 and so recorded in SJL. Dft (NNC: Jay Papers); written entirely in Jay’s hand on other side of sheet bearing Dft of enclosure.