To Edmund Randolph
United States [New York] February 13th, 1790
I have received your letter of this morning,1 and in consideration of the reasons urged in that, & a former letter I consent to your returning to Virginia; but hope that your absence from the Seat of Government will not exceed the time mentioned in your letter to me of the 5th inst.2 With very great esteem, I am Sir, Your most Obedt Servt.
Df, in Tobias Lear’s writing, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DLC:GW.
1. Randolph’s letter has not been found.
2. Randolph’s letter of 5 Feb. 1790 has not been found.