Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Justices of the Supreme Court, 20 July 1793

From the Justices of the Supreme Court

Philadelphia 20 July 1793


The enclosed Letter from us to the President being on the Subject of the one which by his Direction you did us the Honor to write on the 18th. Instant; we think it most proper and regular that it should pass to him thro’ your Hands; and for that purpose commit it to your Care. We have the Honor to be Sir your most obt. & hble Servts.

John Jay
James Wilson
Ja. Iredell
Wm. Paterson

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); in Jay’s hand, signed by Jay, Wilson, Iredell, and Paterson; at foot of text: “The Honb. Ths. Jefferson Esqr Secy. of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 20 July 1793 and so recorded in SJL. Dft (NNC: Jay Papers); written entirely in Jay’s hand on other side of sheet bearing Dft of enclosure.

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