Thomas Jefferson to Edmond Charles Genet and George Hammond, 15 November 1793

To Edmond Charles Genet and George Hammond

Sir

I have the honor to inform you that the district Attorney of Pennsylvania is this day instructed to take measures for finally settling the cases of the British ship William, captured by the French privateer the Citoyen Genet, and reclaimed as taken within the Jurisdiction of the United States, in which he will proceed as I had the honor of stating to you in my letter of November 10. I have that of being with respect & esteem Sir, Your most obedient and most humble servant

PrC (DLC); in the hand of George Taylor, Jr., unsigned, with day and year added in ink; at foot of text: “The Minister Plenipoy. of France.” PrC (DLC); in Taylor's hand, unsigned, with day and year added in ink; at foot of text: “The minister plenipoy. of Gt. Britain.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DL); at head of text: “The Minister pleni: of France”; at foot of text: “Addressed also to The Minister pleni. of Great Britain.” Enclosed in TJ to George Washington, [16 Nov. 1793].