To Edmond Charles Genet
Philadelphia Dec. 25. 1793.
I have the honor to inclose you the Exequaturs for Messieurs Pennevert and Chervy and to return therewith the original commissions: and am with great respect Sir Your most obedt. & most humble servt
PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “The Min. Pleny. of the republic of France.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DL). Enclosures: (1) Exequatur for Citizen Chervi as French vice-consul at Alexandria, 24 Dec. 1793. (2) Exequatur for Citizen Pennevert as French vice-consul at New London, 24 Dec. 1793 (Trs in same, Exequaturs; in a clerk’s hand, with George Washington as signatory and TJ as countersignatory). (3) Enclosures listed at Genet to TJ, 21 Dec. 1793 (second letter).
A letter of 26 Dec. 1793 from Genet to TJ acknowledging receipt of the enclosed exequaturs, recorded in SJL as received on the same day, has not been found.