V. Referral of the Draft to Henry Dearborn
Nov. 22. 1802.
Will Genl. Dearborne be pleased to examine the inclosed with rigour & suggest any alterations he would think for the better. if he can return it tomorrow it will be desireable, because when individually examined by all the gentlemen, I propose to submit it to them collectively.
RC (DLC); addressed: “The Secretary at War”; with Dearborn’s reply at foot (see the next document). Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.