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VII. Tobias Lear to the Secretary of State, 4 March 1791

VII. Tobias Lear to the Secretary of State

United States, 4th. March 1791

By the President’s command T. Lear has the honor to inform the Secretary of State, that the opinion given by the Secretary in the case of Mr. Anderson agrees fully with that which the President has formed upon a complete view of the circumstances.—And it is the President’s wish that Mr. Anderson’s Commission should issue accordingly.

Tobias Lear
Secretary to the President
of the United States

RC (DLC: Washington Papers). PrC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); docketed by Lear. Tr (DNA: RG 59, SDC). Not recorded in SJL.

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