From Tobias Lear
United States August 15th. 1791
By the President’s command T Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of the treasury the proposals which have this day been submitted to the President, for rebuilding the lanthorn story & wooden work of the Light House in South Carolina which has lately been consumed by fire, and likewise proposals for plastering the same1—All of which have been approved by the President of the United States.
Secretary to the President
of the United States.
LS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Lear, National Archives; LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.