From Tobias Lear
[Philadelphia] July 7, 1791. “By the Presidents command T. Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of the Treasury a letter from Capt. Cochran1 of Charleston (S. C.) respecting the building of a cutter at that place.…”
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Robert Cochran had been appointed master of the revenue cutter for South Carolina.