To Thomas Jefferson1
[Philadelphia, August 26, 1793]
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson informs him that he has abandonned the intention of sending Mr. Little2 on being satisfied that the business may as well be confided to the Capt of the Sloop.
The Sloops name is the Hannah.
The Capts. William Culver.
The letter for our Consul at Havre3 is all that is now wanting to complete.
AL, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For background to this letter, see “Cabinet Meetings. Proposals Concerning the Conduct of the French Minister,” August 1–23, 1793; H to Isaac Hazelhurst, August 23, 1793; Jefferson to H, August 24, 1793.
2. Presumably Henry Little, a Philadelphia merchant.
3. Jefferson’s letter to Claude Adam de La Motte, United States consul at Le Havre, is dated August 26, 1793, and requests the consul to give his assistance to the master of the vessel carrying Jefferson’s letter of August 16, 1793, to Gouverneur Morris (LC, Diplomatic and Consular Instructions of the Department of State, 1791–1801, August 22, 1793–June 1, 1795, National Archives).