Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 27 May 1793

To George Washington

May 27. 1793.

Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President, (among other papers,) those relating to a commercial treaty with France, and to the reimbursement of the French debt, being translations of the communications of Mr. Genet on those subjects.

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Tobias Lear. Not recorded in SJL. Enclosures: (1) Translations of Edmond Charles Genet to TJ, 22 May (third letter) and 23 May 1793, and their enclosures. (2) Translations of Josef Ignacio de Viar and Josef de Jaudenes to TJ, 25 May 1793, and enclosure. (3) Henry Cooper to TJ, 1 May 1793. (4) David M. Clarkson to TJ, 11 May 1793. (5) Draft of TJ to F. P. Van Berckel, 25 May 1793 (not found; see note to TJ to Van Berckel, 29 May 1793). (6) Edmund Randolph to TJ, 26 May 1793. (7) TJ to Benjamin Holland and Peter Mackie, 27 May 1793. See Washington, Journal description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed., The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797, Charlottesville, 1981 description ends , 151–4.

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