Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 14 February 1793

To George Washington

Feb. 14. 93.

Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President sends him a letter from Mr. Short.

Also a circular letter he has written to the foreign ministers at Philadelphia, in order to place his Report on commerce on safe ground as to them.

Also a copy of the statement of the French debt as furnished me by Mr. Ternant.1

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “The President of the U.S.”; endorsed by Tobias Lear, whose notation at foot of page—“a letr <from> To Mr. Ellicott”—in fact pertains to TJ’s other letter of this date to Washington. Tr (Lb in same, SDC). Not recorded in SJL. Enclosures: (1) William Short to TJ, 16 Nov. 1792. (2) Circular to Foreign Ministers in the United States, 13 Feb. 1793. (3) Enclosures to Jean Baptiste Ternant to TJ, 9 Feb. 1793.

1Sentence interlined above dateline at foot of text.

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