From James Maury
Liverpool, 26 Nov. 1792. Despite the proclamation prohibiting the exportation of British wheat and flour that he advised of on 13 Nov., this port continues shut. News of the disaster to the American tobacco crop is generally known, but has not yet had any effect.
RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); 1 p.; at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqre. Secretary of State to the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Feb. 1793 and so recorded in SJL.