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From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 31 May 1793

To George Washington

May 31. 93.

Th: Jefferson has now the honor of inclosing to the President the draught of a letter to Mr. Genet on the subject of the departure of the privateer.—Also a letter just received from Colo. Humphreys.

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Tobias Lear as a letter of 1 June 1793. Tr (Lb in same, SDC). Not recorded in SJL. Enclosures: (1) Draft of TJ to Edmond Charles Genet, 5 June 1793. (2) David Humphreys to TJ, 4 Apr. 1793.

The President returned the second enclosure to TJ on this day and the first on the following day, when he also sent TJ a 4 Apr. 1793 letter he had just received from Humphreys (Washington, Journal, description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed., The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797, Charlottesville, 1981 description ends 156, 157, 158).

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