Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 18 December 1793

To George Washington

Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President's approbation the draught of letters to Mr. Genet and the Atty. Genl. on the subject of the prosecution desired by the former to be instituted against Messrs. Jay and King.

He also incloses the form of a warrant for Đ 2544.37 for the Director of the Mint for the purchase of copper.

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); addressed: “The Pres[…]”; endorsed by Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr. PrC (DLC). Tr (Lb in DNA: RG 59, SDC). Enclosures: (1) TJ to Edmond Charles Genet, 18 Dec. 1793. (2) TJ to Edmund Randolph, 18 Dec. 1793. (3) George Washington to Alexander Hamilton, 18 Dec. 1793: “Pay to the Director of the mint, for the purposes thereof two thousand five hundred and forty four dollars and thirty seven cents, on account” (PrC in DLC; in TJ's hand, unsigned; at foot of text: “The Secretary of the Treasury”).