From Tobias Lear1
[Philadelphia] February 5, 1792. “By the President’s command, T. Lear has the honor to return to the Secretary of the Treasury, with the President’s approbation annexed, a Contract between the superintendant of the establishments on Delaware River and Thomas Conaroe, the elder, for repairing the public piers adjacent to Reeding Island in the said River.”2
ALS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Lear, National Archives; LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Lear was George Washington’s secretary.