To Beverley Randolph
Treasury Department June 19th 1790
It appearing from the representation of Col. Carrington1 that he will be unable to execute in convenient time the business committed to him, relative to the lighthouse on Cape Henry, the President of the united States has been pleased to transfer that duty to Thomas Newton Esqr2 of Norfolk. The necessary instructions for this Gentleman were dispatched to him by the last mail,3 and on his report to you it will be Satisfactory to the President that the cession be completed.
I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Sir Your obedient Servt
Secretary of the Treasury
His Excelly Beverly Randolph Esqr
Governor of Virginia
LS, Archives Division, Virginia State Library, Richmond.
3. Letter not found.