To Timothy Pickering
Annapolis 9th April 1784
By Desire of a Grand Committee of Congress I inclose You a Copy of a Letter from the Governor to the Delegates of Massachusetts, and request You to give all the Information in Your Power respecting the Nature and Circumstances of the Contracts mentioned in the Letter, and relative to the Subject thereof in General. I am Sir with very great respect Your most obedt & most hble servt.
Dft (DNA: PCC, No. 137, ii, 367–8); without signature or name of addressee; in the hand of Elbridge Gerry, except for the complimentary close which is in TJ’s hand; endorsed: “Gerry Blanchard Jefferson.” See note to preceding letter to Morris.