Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 3 October 1793

To George Washington

Monticello Oct. 3. 1793.

Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a letter he has received from Mr. Bournonville, and his answer. He is in hopes Mr. Dandridge will be able to translate the letter to the President, and if he approves of the answer he will be pleased to stick a wafer in it, as well as in the cover to Mr. Bankson.

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: “The President of the United States at Mount Vernon”; notation by TJ next to address: “Bournonville’s letter and answer”; endorsed by Washington. PrC (DLC). Tr (Lb in DNA: RG 59, SDC). Tr (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); 19th-century copy. Enclosure: TJ to Bournonville, 3 Oct. 1793. Other enclosure not found.

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