From Tobias Lear
United States Decr. 18th. 1789.
I am directed by the President of the United States to send you the enclosed letter from General Hazen1 dated Decr. 16th. and likewise a Memorial from the same person of the 12th. inst. together with the Copy of a letter written by the Presidents command in answer to the enclosed Memorial.
I have the honor to be with perfect consideration Sir Your most Obedt. Servt.
Secy. to the President U S.
The Honble The Secretary of the Treasury of the Ud. States.
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Moses Hazen had been in command of the Second Canadian Regiment during the Revolution. At this time he was asking for a settlement of his charges against the United States as an officer in the Continental Army.