From Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.
December the 11. 1793.
By the Presidents order Bw. Dandridge has the honor to transmit the enclosed papers relating to the truce between Portugal and Algiers, to the Secretary of State and to inform the Secretary that the President wishes him to prepare such information respecting the same as may be necessary to be made public—and as considerable expence has been incurred in the conveyance of said intelligence to the Goverment of the US. to consider what communication shall be made thereupon to Congress.
RC (DLC); at foot of text: “The Secretary of State”; mistakenly endorsed by TJ as received 10 Dec. 1793, a day before he recorded receipt of the enclosures in SJL. Dft (DNA: RG 59, MLR). FC (Lb in same, SDC). Enclosures: (1) David Humphreys to TJ, 6 and 8 Oct. 1793. (2) Edward Church to TJ, 12 Oct. 1793, and Enclosures Nos. 1–3 listed there. For other letters that might have been returned by Dandridge, see Washington, Journal description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed., The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797, Charlottesville, 1981 description ends , 266.
For TJ’s communication to Congress, see Report on Morocco and Algiers, 14 Dec. 1793.