Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., to Thomas Jefferson
26. Decemr 1793
By the President’s direction Bw Dandridge has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of State a resolution of the House of representatives, just received1—& to request the Secretary to furnish the several papers therein required.2
AL, DLC: Jefferson Papers; ADf, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The AL is docketed as “recd Dec. 26.”
1. This resolution of 24 Dec. reads: “Resolved, that the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before this House, the substance of all such laws, decrees or ordinances respecting commerce, in any of the kingdoms or countries with which the United States have commercial intercourse, and which have been received by the Secretary of State, and not already stated to this House in his report of the sixteenth instant” (LB, DLC:GW).
2. Jefferson responded with a supplementary report on commerce of 30 Dec. (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 , 27:639–43), which GW submitted to the House of Representatives on that same date.