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From George Washington to the United States Senate and House of Representatives, 14 December 1790

To the United States Senate and House of Representatives

United States [Philadelphia] December 14th 1790.

Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Representatives

Having informed Congress of the expedition which had been directed against certain Indians North West of the Ohio, I embrace the earliest opportunity of laying before you, the official communications which have been received upon that subject.1

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LS, DNA: RG 46, First Congress, 1789–1791, Records of Legislature Proceedings, President’s Messages; copy, DNA: RG 233, First Congress, 1789–1791, Records of Legislative Proceedings, Journals.

1GW enclosed Knox’s letter to him of 14 Dec. 1790, together with the enclosures transmitted by Knox with that letter.

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