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Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson, 13 June 1793

Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] June 13th 1793

The President sends to the Secretary of State the Counter part of An Agreement with the Bank of the U.S. for 800,000 dollars, to have the ratification prepared in the usual way for the President’s signature.1

AL, DLC: Jefferson Papers. Jefferson’s docket reads “Washington President June 13. 93. rec’d June 13.”

1The enclosure was an agreement of 31 May 1793 between Alexander Hamilton and the Bank of the United States for a loan to the United States. GW received this agreement from Hamilton on 12 June (JPP description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. description ends , 169). It was quoted in full in the Ratification Statement of 17 June 1793.

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