George Washington Papers

John Stagg, Jr., to Tobias Lear, 24 March 1793

John Stagg, Jr., to Tobias Lear

[Philadelphia] Sunday—March 24 [1793]1

Dear Sir.

Please to submit to the President, the enclosed letter from general Wayne, received last evening.2 Your’s respectfully

John Stagg Junr


1Lear’s docket and the letter-book copy both indicate that this letter was written on 24 Mar. 1793.

2In his letter to Henry Knox of 15 Mar., Gen. Anthony Wayne announced the arrival at Legionville of Cornplanter and other Iroquois Indians (Knopf, Wayne, description begins Richard C. Knopf, ed. Anthony Wayne, a Name in Arms: Soldier, Diplomat, Defender of Expansion Westward of a Nation; The Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence. Pittsburgh, 1960. description ends 203).

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