From Tobias Lear
January 16th. 1790.
By order of the President of the United States, I transmit you the copy of a Report from the Post Master General1 accompanyed with the Draft of a bill respecting the establishment of the Post Office, to the end that the same may be laid before the house of representatives, with any remarks or suggestions, which may appear to you proper, in relation to the Finances.2
I have the honor to be with perfect respect Sir Your most Obt. Servant
Secretary to the President of the United States
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
2. H transmitted this report to the House of Representatives on January 22, 1790.