Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 25 July 1793

To George Washington

July 25. 1793.

Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a second complaint of Peter Le Maigre a merchant of this city, for a second vessel taken from him by the British. In the former case, which happened during the absence of the President, it was unanimously agreed by the heads of the departments that it would be proper to communicate the case to Mr. Hammond, and desire his interference.

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Tobias Lear as a letter of 22 July 1793. Tr (Lb in same, SDC); misdated 22 July 1793. Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Petition and Remonstrance from Peter Lemaigre, 25 July 1793.

For the former case, see note to TJ to George Hammond, 26 June 1793.

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