Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Washington, 7 October 1792

From George Washington

Mount Vernon Oct. 7th. 1792

Dear Sir

The enclosed were found in the Road by a Neighbour of mine and sent to me. A letter to Mr. Danl. Carroll was along with them, and was forwarded to the Post Office in Alexandria.

To releive your anxiety on Account of these Papers I forward, rather than be the bearer of them myself to Philadelphia. With sincerety and Affection, I am always Yrs.

Go: W—n

Dft (DNA: RG 59, MLR); entirely in Washington’s hand and docketed by him. FC (Lb in DLC: Washington Papers). Recorded in SJL as received 11 Oct. 1792; recorded in SJPL: “G.W. to Th:J. with some papers Th:J had lost out of his pocket.” For the enclosures, see note to TJ to James Madison, 1 Oct. 1792.

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