From George Hammond
Lansdown 22nd November 1793
I have the honor of acquainting you that, in consequence of the requisition contained in your letter of the 10th: curt:, I have communicated the subject of it to his Majesty’s different Consuls in the United States; and have directed them to pursue such measures as may be the best calculated for facilitating the object of the regulation, to which your letter refers. I have the honor to be, with sentiments of great respect, Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant
RC (DNA: RG 59, NL); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Hammond; at foot of text: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 22 Nov. 1793 and so recorded in SJL. FC (Lb in PRO: FO 116/3). Tr (Lb in DNA: RG 59, NL).