Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Clinton, 30 December 1793

To George Clinton

Philadelphia Dec. 30. 1793.


The President has received your letter on the seisure of goods in the county of Ontario by certain officers of the British government, and measures having been taken to procure a full and certain statement of the case, whenever that shall be received, he will proceed to have done in it whatever the facts shall render proper. I have the honor to be with great respect & esteem Sir Your most obedt. & most humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “H.E. Govr. Clinton.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DL).

For Clinton’s 19 Dec. 1793 letter to George Washington, see note to TJ to Washington, 22 Dec. 1793. For the measurestaken to substantiate reports of alleged illegal confiscations by certain officers of the British Government, see note to Charles Williamson to TJ, 26 Nov. 1793.

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