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Tobias Lear to Henry Knox, 4 May 1792

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox

United States [Philadelphia] 4 May 1792. Returns by GW’s command “the Instructions to Major Genl Wayne & a letter to Mr Seagrove, both of which meet the President[’s] approbation.”1

ALS (retained copy), DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.

1War Department clerk Benjamin Bankson had transmitted Knox’s proposed letter to James Seagrove to Lear on the previous day and had asked that it be submitted to the president (DLC:GW). Neither of the enclosures has been identified.

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