George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, 1 April 1792

To Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] Sunday Morng [1 April 1792]1

The enclosed are sent for Mr Jeffersons perusal—The letter from Mr Knox the P. thinks was (the original) sent to Mr Jefferson before.2

AL, DLC: Jefferson Papers.

1Jefferson’s Summary Journal of Public Letters (DLC: Jefferson Papers) indicates that the secretary of state received a letter from GW written on Sunday, 1 April 1792, enclosing a letter of 27 Dec. 1791 from Gouverneur Morris.

2Jefferson noted at the bottom of the page that one of the enclosures was a letter to GW “from Gouvernr Morris. Paris. Dec. 27. 91” (see Morris to GW, 27–31 Dec. 1791). The enclosed letter from Henry Knox has not been identified.

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