Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Christopher Gore, 15 December 1793

From Christopher Gore

Boston December 15. 1793


I receiv’d your favor of the 29th. ult. on the 14. instant, and immediately communicated to Consul Dannery, the intentions of Government toward him, and my own desire to comply with such their intentions—to which he replied this day.

I take the liberty to enclose you copy of my letter, and his answer—and am, sir, with the greatest respect your most obed. servt

C. Gore

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Secry of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 23 Dec. 1793 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Gore to Thomas Dannery, 14 Dec. 1793, stating that, in consequence of Edmond Charles Genet’s complaint that French consuls are exposed to insult and personal danger from hostile French refugees, chiefly from the West Indies, he has been directed by TJ to advise that the federal government will use all legally authorized means to protect representatives of the French nation in the United States; and that he will be happy to discuss them with Dannery (Tr in same; in Gore’s hand; at foot of text: “Copy”). Other enclosure not found.

Your favor: see TJ to Certain District Attorneys, 29 Nov. 1793.

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