Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Washington, 28 August 1796

From George Washington

Philadelphia 28th. Augt. 1796.

Dear Sir

As soon as I returned to this City, and had waded through the Papers, and other matters which were laid before me on my arrival, and claimed my earliest attention I recollected the request in your letter of the 19th. of June, and herewith enclose copies of the Papers agreeably to that request. With great esteem & regard I am—Dear Sir Your Obedt Servt

Go: Washington

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Sep. 1796 and so recorded in SJL. FC (Lb in DLC: Washington Papers). Enclosure: see Enclosure No. 2 listed at TJ to Washington, [11 July 1793].

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