George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 1 January 1794

To Henry Knox

United States January 1. 1794.


I enclose you a resolve of the Senate of the United States of the 31. Ultimo, and request you would state what measures have been taken relative to the subject alluded to.1

Go. W——

Df, DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW. After the draft was written by a clerk in the War Department, Knox enclosed it for GW’s approval in his letter of 4 Jan. to Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.

1The Senate resolved “That the Senate will, on Tuesday next, resume the consideration of the treaty made with the Illinois and Wabash tribes of Indians, on 27th September, 1792” (Senate Executive Journal description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America: From the commencement of the First, to the termination of the Nineteenth Congress. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C., 1828. description ends , 144). On this treaty, see GW to U.S. Senate, 13 Feb. 1793, and notes. For Knox’s reply, see his letter to GW of 2 Jan. 1794.

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