Tobias Lear to Henry Knox
United States [Philadelphia] 4 May 1792. Returns by GW’s command “the Instructions to Major Genl Wayne & a letter to Mr Seagrove, both of which meet the President[’s] approbation.”1
ALS (retained copy), DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.
1. War Department clerk Benjamin Bankson had transmitted Knox’s proposed letter to James Seagrove to Lear on the previous day and had asked that it be submitted to the president (DLC:GW). Neither of the enclosures has been identified.