George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Edmund Randolph, 26 April 1794

From Edmund Randolph

Saturday evening [Philadelphia, 26 April 1794]

E. Randolph has the honor of inclosing to the President of the U.S. a letter from General Wilkinson, which, tho’ of a factious cast, is still proper to be submitted to the President. The parts of a public nature are included in the black line.1

E.R. will be obliged to the President for the bundle of papers, relative the additional loan.2

AL, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The docket on the AL reads, “26. April 1794.”

1The letter from James Wilkinson to Randolph has not been identified.

2The specific papers requested have not been identified, but they probably included the various documents mentioned in Alexander Hamilton’s first letter to GW of 25 April, which concerned a recent Dutch loan of 3 million florins. For Randolph’s opinion, see his first letter to GW of 27 April.

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