From Edmund Randolph
26 November 1794
E. Randolph presents his respectful Compliments to the President of the United States and has the honor to send him the enclosed translation of a Letter this moment received from Mr Fauchet.1
L, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, Domestic Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The letter is in the writing of State Department chief clerk George Taylor, Jr.
1. French minister Jean-Antoine-Joseph Fauchet’s letter to Randolph of this date thanked him for his attention to Fauchet’s complaint about a failure to return the salute of a French ship at New York Harbor, which, from the materials Randolph had sent, Fauchet was “now persuaded originated in mistake” (DNA: RG 59, Notes from the French Legation). For the complaint, see Randolph’s first letter to GW of 9 Nov., and n.2.