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.