To John Jay
Sunday Morning 13th June 1790
Would there be prudence, justice or policy in extending mercy to the Convict mentioned in the enclosed Papers?1
Under this cover I send you for perusal two letters, just recd, from Mr Gouvr Morris.2 Yours sincerely and affectionately
ALS, NNC: John Jay Collection.
2. In a letter to Gouverneur Morris of 7 July 1790, GW acknowledged receipt of Morris’s letters of 7 and 13 April and 1 and 2 May “on the business which had been entrusted to you of a public nature.” It is uncertain which of these letters GW transmitted to Jay.