From Tobias Lear
[Philadelphia] December 6, 1792. “By the President’s command, T. Lear has the honor to return to the Secretary of the Treasury, with the President’s approbation affixed thereto, the Contract entered into by Thomas Newton junr. on the part of the U.S. with John McComb junr. to execute certain additional objects specified in said Contract, to the Lighthouse lately erected on Cape Henry.…”1
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.