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The President has commanded me to transmit the enclosed to you from Mr Thatcher and request that you will give it the consideration it may merit—The President also requests that you will take occasion to converse with some others of the gentlemen from Massachusetts on this subject—and to mention it likewise to some from New Hampshire. I have the honor to be very respectfully & sincerely Your...
By the command of the President of the United States T. Lear has the honor to return to Mr Hazard the enclosed proposals for printing by subscription a collection of State-Papers, which Mr Hazard submitted to the President and which have been subscribed by him. The whole or any part of the money for the President’s subscription will be paid by T. Lear whenever Mr Hazard may chuse to receive...
By the President’s command, T. Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of War the enclosed letter, which has just come to the President’s hands; signed by a number of the Inhabitants of Washington County in the State of Pennsylvania, expressing their apprehensions of the depredations of the Indians in that quarter. The President requests that the secretary will give the subject that...
[ Philadelphia ] March 3, 1791 . Encloses a letter to the President “from the Senators … of Rhode Island recommending Mr. Thompson as a proper person for Supervisor of excise in that District.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Joseph Stanton and Theodore Foster to George Washington, March 3, 1791 ( LS , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress). Ebenezer Thompson, naval...
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. RC ( DLC : Washington Papers). PrC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR );...
The President has directed me to enclose the within advertisement to you—and request that you will be good enough to hand one to the Printer at Georgetown, and forward the other to the Printer at Frederick Town, to be inserted in their papers for six weeks. I am Sir, very respectfully, Your most obedient Servant LB , DLC:GW . The enclosure has not been found. The Georgetown newspaper to which...
[ Philadelphia ] March 7, 1791 . Transmits “all the letters of application which have come to the President’s hands for appointments on board the cutters.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Philadelphia ] March 8, 1791 . Transmits “a commission for Stephen Keyes, Collector of Allburgh in Vermont.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Vermont was admitted to the Union on March 4, 1791. On the same day Keyes, a Burlington, Vermont, merchant, was appointed collector of Alburg.
[ Philadelphia ] March 14, 1791 . Returns two lighthouse contracts which George Washington has approved. ALS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Lear, National Archives; copy, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. These contracts were for supplying the lighthouses at New London, Connecticut, and Charleston, South Carolina. See H to Washington, March...
[ Philadelphia ] March 23, 1791 . “I have the honor to transmit you agreeably to your request the five commissions for the Commissioners to receive subscriptions to the Bank of the United States.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. H to Lear, March 23, 1791 .