From James Smith1
[Hampton, Virginia, April 29, 1794. An entry in JPP description begins “Journal of the Proceedings of the President,” George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends for July 14, 1794, reads as follows: “Return’d to the Secy. of the Treasury the following papers which he had submitted to me.… Letter of Jas. Smith 29 April.…”2 Letter not found.]
1. Smith succeeded Thomas Jones as postmaster at Hampton, Virginia, on October 5, 1792 (LC, RG 28, Letters Sent by the Postmaster General, 1789–1836, Vol. AA, June 13, 1792–October 27, 1793, National Archives).