Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Hammond, 26 June 1793

To George Hammond

June 26. 93.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Hammond and would be glad to be informed if there is any other testimony than that he sent him relative to the place of capture of the Ship William? He has heard that some one saw it from the shore whose testimony might be had. It is desireable that all the evidence possible should be produced.

PrC (DLC). Tr (DLC); 19th-century copy. Enclosed in Tobias Lear to TJ, 15 July 1793.

TJ submitted this letter to the President on 13 July 1793 (Washington, Journal, description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed., The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797, Charlottesville, 1981 description ends 196).

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