George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Jefferson, 21 August 1793

From Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] Aug. 21. 93.

Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a letter from mister Seagrove.1

When he shall have considered of the questions of wages to Albion Coxe (till he shall have qualified himself to draw his regular salary) and the ordering a coinage of 1000 Dollars in small silver for the Treasury, he will be so good as to communicate his determinations.2

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

1The enclosure was probably an unidentified letter from Indian agent James Seagrove to Jefferson of 20 July 1793, which Jefferson received from St. Marys, Ga., on 20 Aug. 1793 (“Chronological Index of Letters, 1779–1826,” DLC: Jefferson Papers).

2For GW’s reply to these questions, which were originally contained in Jefferson’s letter to GW of 15 Aug., see Tobias Lear to Jefferson, 21 Aug. 1793.

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