George Washington to the Senate and the House of Representatives
United States Decr. 31. 1793.
Gentlemen of the Senate, and
of the House of Representatives
I now lay before you a letter from the Secretary of State, with his account of the expenditure of the monies appropriated for our intercourse with foreign nations, from the 1st. of July 1792 to the 1st. of July 1793. and other papers relating thereto.
PrC (DLC); in the hand of George Taylor, Jr., unsigned. Tr (MHi); 19th-century copy. Enclosures: TJ to Washington, 31 Dec. 1793 (first letter), and enclosures. The text of the message that Washington sent to Congress follows the wording of the PrC (DNA: RG 46, Senate Records, 3d Cong., 1st sess.).