From Tobias Lear
United States 15th. Novr. 1791.
By the Presidents command T. Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of the Treasury a letter from Messrs. Triol, Roux & Co. enclosing a copy of a memorial presented by them to the National Assembly of France.1
The President wishes when the Secretary may have leisure, that he would take the subject of said memorial into consideration & report thereon to the president.
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. This letter and petition concerned the redemption of loan office certificates acquired by Triol, Roux, and Company, Marseilles merchants, in return for a ship and supplies sold in the United States during the American Revolution. A translation of the letter, dated June 15, 1791, and a copy of the memorial to the French Assembly, dated June 1, 1791, may be found in RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1799, National Archives.