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IV. Secretary of State to the President, 14 December 1790

IV. Secretary of State to the President

Dec. 14. 1790.

Sir

I have the honour to inclose you the copy of a paragraph from the report of the proceedings of the Executive of the North-Western government, which may perhaps need the attention of the Secretary at war.—I am, with the most profound respect & attachment Sir Your most obedient & most humble Servant,

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “the President of the U.S.”; entry in SJPL reads: “Winthrop Serjt. on claims against Virginia.” FC (DNA: RG 59, Record of Reports of Thomas Jefferson). MS (DNA: RG 59, MLR); in Remsen’s hand; at head of text: “Extract of a Letter from Winthrop Sargent to the President of the United States, dated Vincennes County of Knox July 31st. 1790.” PrC (DLC). FC (DNA: RG 59, Record of Reports of Thomas Jefferson). For identification of enclosed extract, see note 5 to enclosure in Document i.

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