From George Washington
July 9th. 1792.
Pray draught a proper answer to the enclosed, approving of what the Director of the Mint has done, and is about to do; and requesting an estimate of the money which will be wanted to enable him to proceed in the business of Coining agreeably to what he proposes.
RC (DLC); addressed: “Secretary of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 July 1792. Recorded in SJPL.
The enclosed, Rittenhouse to Washington of 9 July 1792, has not been found.