Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Tobias Lear, 16 March 1792

From Tobias Lear

United States, 16 Mch. 1792. By the President’s command he transmits a 28 Oct. letter from Chiappe, which the President asks TJ to consider and report whatever may demand his attention. The President wishes to see TJ “some time between this and two o’clock as he can make it most convenient.”

RC (DLC); 1 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Mch. 1792. PrC (DNA: RG 59, MLR). FC (Lb in same, SDC). Enclosure: Giuseppe Chiappe to George Washington, Mogador, 28 Oct. 1791, enclosing a copy of his 31 Aug. letter and describing efforts by Morocco and Spain to negotiate an end to the hostilities between them (RC in DNA: RG 360, PCC; in French; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Chiappe). See Vol. 20: 401n.

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