George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, 17 June 1791

To Thomas Jefferson

Mount-Vernon, June 17th 1791.


By the last post from the southward I received your letters of the 17th and 24th of April, with their enclosures.

In a letter of the 7th of May, which I wrote to the Secretary of the Treasury from Charleston, I expressed my approbation of what he informed me had been determined by the Vice-President and Heads of Departments, relative to Mr Short’s negociation at Amsterdam, and the further progress of the loans in Holland. I am Sir, Your most obedient Servant

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LS, DLC: Thomas Jefferson Papers; LB, DLC:GW; Df, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. Jefferson docketed the cover of the receiver’s copy, “Washington Presidt recd June 21.”

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