George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Jefferson, 3 November 1792

From Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia, 3 November 1792]

Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President three sets of the papers relative to the Spanish interference for the President & the two houses.1

AL, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State; LB (photocopy), DLC:GW.

1Jefferson’s enclosures included copies of the 29 Oct. letter that he received from Spanish diplomats José Ignacio de Viar and José de Jaudenes, an extract of Louisiana governor Carondelet’s letter to Viar and Jaudenes of 24 Sept., and Jefferson’s reply to Viar and Jaudenes of 1 Nov. 1792 (see Jefferson to GW, 29 Oct. [second letter], and note 1, GW to Jefferson, 1 Nov., n.1). GW enclosed these papers in his first letter to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives of 7 Nov. 1792.

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