George Washington Papers

Timothy Pickering to Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., 31 March 1795

Timothy Pickering to Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.

War Office March 31. 1795.


The inclosed draught of a letter to Mr Seagrove1 touches on points of such importance, I think it necessary to be submitted to the President’s inspection: and as it respects Mr Seagrove’s letter to the President, the submission is indispensable.2 The letter with its inclosures accompany my answer, as well as Mr Seagrove’s Talk, which has occasioned many of my observations: but which from its length perhaps the President may not spare time to read.3 I am yr obt servt

T. Pickering


1The enclosed draft has not been identified. Dandridge returned it to Pickering on this date, informing him that “the President approves thereof” (DLC:GW).

2Pickering presumably was referring to James Seagrove’s letter to GW of 13 January.

3These enclosures have not been identified.

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