From Thomas Jefferson
[Philadelphia] Sat. Dec. 1. 92.
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President the inclosed draught of a clause which he has thought of proposing to the committee to whom the President’s letter with the accounts of the Department of state are referred.1 he will have the honor of waiting on the President at one aclock, as well to explain any parts of it as to take his pleasure on the whole matter.
AL, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State; LB (photocopy), DLC:GW.
1. For background on this letter and its enclosure, see Jefferson to GW, 3 Nov. 1792 (first letter), and notes, and GW to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, 7 Nov. 1792 (second letter).