From the United States Circuit Court Judges for New York
New York 10th April 1792.
As we could not in our opinion convey the enclosed extracts from the Minutes of the Circuit Court now setting here to the Congress of the United States in so respectful and proper a manner as thro’ the President, we take the liberty to transmit them to you and to request the favor of you to communicate them to that honorable Body.1 We have the honor to be, with perfect respect, Sir, Your most Obedient Servants
Copy, in the handwriting of Tobias Lear, DNA: RG 46, Second Congress, 1791–1793, Records of Legislative Proceedings, President’s Messages; LB, DLC:GW.
For the background to the Invalid Pensions Act, see Caleb Brewster to GW, 15 Mar., n.4.
1. GW presented both the letter and its enclosure to Congress on 16 April. See also U.S. Circuit Court Judges for Pennsylvania to GW, 18 April, GW to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, 21 April, and James Iredell and John Sitgreaves to GW, 8 June.