From George Washington
Feby. 12th. 1793
Taking it for granted that the several matters enumerated in the Report,1 herewith returned, are supported by authenticated facts thoroughly investigated—the statement of them, and the observations thereupon, accord with the sentiments of Dear Sir Yours &ca.
RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Secretary of State”; with marginal note by TJ (see below); endorsed by TJ as received 12 Feb. 1793. FC (DLC: Washington Papers, Journal of the Proceedings of the President). Recorded in SJPL. The enclosed Report on Commerce is identified in note to TJ to Washington, 10 Feb. 1793.
1. At the beginning of this word TJ inserted a cross to serve as a key to the note he wrote in the margin: “Report on the commerce of the US.”