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That you may fully understand the arrangements of the Navy Department with respect to your visit to Tunis, I have annexed an extract of the orders of the Secretary of the Navy to Commodore Rogers. I am &c: DNA : RG 59—IC—Instructions to Consuls.
Letter not found: to Tobias Lear, c.30 Mar. 1793. In a letter to Lear of 30 Mar. , GW wrote that because “the trifling incidents wch happened to occur on the road being related in the enclosed letter, I shall conclude.”
Treasury Department, June 1, 1791. Requests the commissions for the Virginia inspectors of the revenue. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Philadelphia ] April 23, 1793 . Asks “whether Mr Lee’s resignation was purely voluntary on his part, or was occasioned by any circumstance dissatisfactory to the President.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Charles Lee, collector of customs at Alexandria, Virginia. See Lee to H, April 12, 1793 .
Philadelphia, 13 Dec. 1792. Writes that he cannot dine with GW, “agreeably to Invitation,” because he must remain “at Home this Afternoon to receive a Committee of the Legislature of the State.” ALS , NNGL .
I am alone at present, and shall be glad to see you this evening. Unless some one pops in, unexpectedly, Mrs Washington and myself will do what I believe has not been [done] within the last twenty years by us, that is to set down to dinner by ourselves. I am Yr affectionate ALS (photocopy), Charles Hamilton catalog no. 23, 13 Dec. 1967. In his Letters and Recollections, 120, Lear added here...
Philadelphia, 24 Dec. 1790 .Enclosing a duplicate commission for Edward Church, made out by order of the Secretary of State because Mr. Church left England about the time the original was dispatched from New York and did not receive it. The “Year of Independence” not added to the duplicate because not in the original. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); dated “Friday noon” and endorsed as received 24...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his compliments to Mr. Lear and sends the two commissions for south Carolina. He would wait on the president to day but is prevented by a slight attack of a disorder common to him at the change of weather usual at this season. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Lear to H, September 3, 1791 .
Letter not found: to Tobias Lear, c.24–26 April 1791. On 15 May Lear wrote GW that he received a letter from GW that covered one to Mrs. Washington, “which she informed me was dated at Wilmington.” GW was in Wilmington, N.C., from 24 to 26 April.
New York, 22 Mar. 1792. Requests Lear’s “favor, in delivering the enclosed.” ALS , DLC:GW . The enclosure was Lamb’s letter of this date to Martha Washington covering a receipt for two barrels of “Newtown Pippins” being shipped on the New York packet, for which he begged her acceptance. On 10 Dec. 1790 he had sent the first lady three barrels of apples, along with some ginger and salmon (...