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TO THE FRENCH MINISTER 2 (EDMOND CHARLES GENET) J. MSS. - Thomas Jefferson, The Works, vol. 7 (Correspondence 1792-1793) 
The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Federal Edition (New York and London, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1904-5). Vol. 7
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TO THE FRENCH MINISTER2
June 19th, 1793.
I have the honor of yours of the 19th. instant. In mine of the same date I had that of stating to you the fact of the President’s requisition to the privateers in question. The developement of it’s terms & the inferences from them [are open to all, or may be left]1 to the occasion which shall call for them. Such occasion may never happen; but, if it does, the [President’s justice]2 is a security that that will be done which shall be right.
[2 ]This letter was submitted to Hamilton and Knox in the following letter:
“June 19, 1793.
“Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the Secretaries of the Treasury & war, draughts of two letters of this day’s date to the Ministers of France and England. He confesses himself not satisfied with the letter altogether, as it has somewhat of the appearance of evasion. The gentlemen will be pleased to propose any alterations either may desire, handing the letters round to him to be finally submitted to the President.”
At the foot of his letter is written, in their own handwritings:
“Approved A. Hamilton Approved H. Knox.”
[1 ]Here Hamilton has written in the margin: “Will it is conceived be most properly referred.”
[2 ]Here Hamilton has written in the margin: “Disposition which has been manifested.”