Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Tobias Lear, 10 December 1790

From Tobias Lear

[Philadelphia], 10 Dec. 1790. By the President’s command he transmits resolutions of the Convention of Kentucky for forming that district into a separate state, and an application for its admission into the union, together with a letter from the President of the Convention to the President of the United States.

FC (DNA: RG 59, SDC); at head of text: “United States”; at conclusion Lear signed himself “S.P.U.S.”; not recorded in SJL. Dft (DNA: RG 59, MLR); dated 9 Dec. 1790; signed by Lear as “Secy. to the Presidt. of the U.S.”; at foot of text: “<Henry Remsen Jr. Esq. Principal Clerk in the Office of State> The Secretary of State.”

For enclosures, see group of documents on Vermont and Kentucky, under 4 Mch. 1791.

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