Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Washington, [29 June 1792]

From George Washington

[29 June 1792]

I am grieved to find that Mr. Short was, on the 22d. of April, without his Commission and Instructions—and that Mr. Morris was not then in Paris.

RC (DLC); undated; addressed: “Secretary of State”; note by TJ at foot of text: “It proved afterwards that the ship carrying the instructions was wrecked”; endorsed by TJ as received 29 June 1792 and so recorded in SJL. Recorded in SJPL.

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