George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, 25 November 1791

To Thomas Jefferson

As the meeting proposed to be held (at nine O’clock tomorrow morning) with the heads of the Great Departments) is to consider important subjects belonging (more immediately) to the Department of State—The President desires Mr Jefferson would commit the several points on which opinions will be asked to Paper, in the order they ought to be taken up.

AL, DLC: Thomas Jefferson Papers; ADf, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DLC:GW. GW misaddressed the draft “to the Secretary of the Treasury” before crossing out the “the Treasury” and writing “State” above the line.

The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, Rotunda, 2008.