From Thomas Jefferson
Sep. 9. 1793.
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to inclose him draughts of letters to mister Genet & mister Hammond, as agreed on Saturday. if Genl Knox & the Attorney Genl should wait on the President to-day, it would be well they should see them.1 Th: J. will have that honour before he leaves town.
AL, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State.
1. The drafts of Jefferson’s letters to Edmond Genet and George Hammond, both of this date, are now signed “Approved H. Knox” (DLC: Jefferson Papers; see also 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 , 27:67–72). For the agreement on their content, see Cabinet Opinion, 7 Sept., and notes 3 and 5.