Friday Morning 9 September 1796
The enclosed draughts appear to me to be pertinent to the occasions which have given rise to them; and of course, in my judgment, are to be preferred to general forms. I would have you, however, look to the letter of credence from the French government to Mr Fauchet as somewhat analogous to the recall of Mr Monroe & also to the one given Mr Jay. Yours always
MHi: Timothy Pickering Papers.