George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Jefferson, 11 April 1792

From Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] Thursday1 Apr. 11. [1792] Th: Jefferson has the honor to send for the perusel of the President some letters from mister Barclay received yesterday.2 he has received no letter from mister Short, nor any other person in France.

AL, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State; LB (photocopy), DLC:GW.

1The eleventh of April 1792 was a Wednesday.

2The enclosures were Thomas Barclay’s three dispatches from Gibraltar giving news of affairs in Morocco and on the Iberian Peninsula, all of which were received at the State Department on 10 April (see Barclay to Jefferson, 16 Jan., 23 and 24 Feb. 1792, in Jefferson Papers, description begins Julian P. Boyd et al., eds. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. 40 vols. to date. Princeton, N.J., 1950—. description ends 23:46–47, 144–45).

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