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Tobias Lear to the Cabinet, 24 February 1793

Tobias Lear to the Cabinet

United States, February 24th: 1793

The President of the United States requests the attendance of the Secretary of State,1 at nine O’clock tomorrow morning, at the President’s House, on the subject of the Note sent to the Secretary2 from the President, on the 17th Inst. and that the Secretary will bring with him such remarks as he may have committed to writing in pursuance of said Note.

At the same time the President will lay before the heads of the Departments3 some communications which he has just received from General Hull.

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 24 Feb. 1793. FC (Lb in DLC: Washington Papers); at head of text: “(Circular) The Secretary of State: The Secretary of the Treasury; The Secretary of War, and The Attorney General of the U.S.”; with blanks as noted below.

For the ensuing meeting of the Cabinet, see Cabinet Opinions on Indian Affairs, 25 Feb. 1793, and note.

1Blank space in FC for preceding three words.

2Blank space in FC for this word here and below.

3FC here adds “and the Attorney General.”

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