George Washington to the United States Senate, 22 December 1791

To the United States Senate

Gentlemen of the Senate,

I nominate Gouverneur Morris, of New York, to be Minister Plenipotentiary for the United States at Paris—Thomas Pinckney, of South Carolina, to be Minister Plenipotentiary for the United States at London—and William Short, of Virginia, now Chargé des affaires of the United States at Paris, to be Minister Resident for the United States at the Hague.

Go: Washington

DS, DNA: RG 46, Second Congress, 1791–1793, Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB, DLC:GW.

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