George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Jefferson, 3 June 1793

From Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] June 3. 1793.

Th: Jefferson has the honour to inclose to the President a letter from the Director of the Mint, containing a general statement of the expenditure of the last monies furnished, & an application of a further sum of 5000. D.1

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

1For the enclosed letter from David Rittenhouse to Jefferson of 3 June, see 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 , 26:185–86. GW wrote Alexander Hamilton later on this date to “Pay to the Director of the Mint, or his order, five thousand Dollars for the purposes of that Establishment” (LB, DLC:GW).

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