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France -- Foreign relations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, from James Monroe, 1796 March 24

 Item — Box 28, Folder: 1796.03.24
Identifier: RM-1041; MS-5682
Scope and Contents

In cypher, Monroe alerts President to interception by French of Washington's letter re XYZ affair. Message also decoded.

Dates: 1796 March 24

Letter, to Richard Henry Lee, 1793 October 24

 Item — Box 7, Folder: 1793.10.24
Identifier: RM-703; MS-4757
Scope and Contents

Washington comments on the disagreeable conduct of the French minister Genet, who seems to want to involve the U.S. in war. The situation has "test[ed] the temper of the Executives."

Dates: 1793 October 24