To the United States Senate and House of Representatives
United States 18 March 1794.
Gentlemen of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives.
The Minister Plenipotentiary of the French republic having requested an advance of money, I transmit to Congress certain documents, relative to that subject.1
LS, DNA: RG 46, Third Congress, 1793–95, Senate Records of Legislative Proceedings, President’s Messages; LB, DLC:GW.
1. For the enclosed documents, see Cabinet Opinion on the Payment of the U.S. Debt to France, 11 March, and notes 1–3, and Alexander Hamilton to GW, 18 March.