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Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson, 11 December 1792

Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] Decr 11th 1792

By the President’s Command T. Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of State the Draft of a Proclamation, which the President requests may be prepared for his signature.1 The President likewise wishes the Secretary’s opinion whether this Proclamation should be published in the papers here, or whether it would be proper to send it to Georgia only for publication.2

AL, DLC: Jefferson Papers. Jefferson’s docket reads: “Lear Tobias recd Dec. 11. 92.”

2The proclamation was published in the National Gazette (Philadelphia) on 15 Dec. 1792.

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