Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes on Anti-French Sentiment in the Washington Administration, [before 6 February 1798]

Notes on Anti-French Sentiment in the Washington Administration

[before 6 Feb. 1798]

[…]1 one of the Secretaries that a resolution was formed to give no office to any person who did not approve of the proceedings of the Executive, and that it was determined to recall Monroe whose conduct was not consonant with the views of the Executive. Davy said they expressed very hostile dispositions towards France, and he wished Logan to apprise Adet of it, who he observed was a good kind of man, ought to know it, & to put his government on their guard.

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 102:17525); entirely in TJ’s hand; incomplete, with beginning of text on previous sheet torn away (see Notes on the Formation of the Federal Government, 5 Jan. 1798); written on same sheet as document below.

George Logan entertained French diplomats, including Pierre Auguste Adet, at Stenton, his home near Philadelphia (Tolles, Logan, description begins Frederick B. Tolles, George Logan of Philadelphia, New York, 1953 description ends 148).

1Beginning of text torn away.

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