V. Thomas Jefferson to the President of the Senate
Philadelphia December 16th. 1793.
Having, according to a resolution of the House of Representatives of February 23. 1791. given in to that House a Report on the privileges and restrictions on the commerce of the United States in foreign Countries, I think it my duty to lay a Copy of it before the Senate, and have the honor of being with the most perfect respect Sir Your most obedient and Most humble Servt.
RC (DNA: RG 46, Senate Records, 3d Cong., 1st sess.); in a clerk’s hand, signed by TJ; at foot of text: “The President of the Senate.” PrC (DLC); unsigned. FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DL). Tr (Lb in DNA: RG 46, Senate Records, 3d Cong, 1st sess., TR). Enclosures: Documents iii and iv.