To George Washington
Treasury Department, March 22, 1793. Submits “a Communication from the Commissioner of the Revenue, of the 18 instant;1 concerning certain proposals for the maintenance and repairs of Buoys moored at & near the entrance of Charlestown Bay in South Carolina.” Discusses the merits of the proposals. Also encloses “Another communication from the Commissioner of the Revenue respecting a Clerical mistake in a late Act of the President concerning the revenue district of North Carolina.”2
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Tench Coxe’s letter to H has not been found.
2. Washington’s “late act” was a letter, dated January 23, 1793, from the President to the Senate and the House of Representatives presenting a plan “to revise and amend the arrangements … in regard to certain Surveys and the officers thereof in the District of North Carolina” (GW description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). description ends , XXXII, 311–12). See also Coxe to H, December 13, 1792, January 12, 1793; H to Washington, January 4, 20, 1793.