From Tobias Lear
United States Jany 3d. 1791
By the President’s command T. Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of State to be lodged in his Office one exemplified Copy of an Act of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey for vesting in the United States of America the Jurisdiction of a Lot of Land at Sandy Hook in the County of Monmouth, and a letter which accompanied said Act from the Goverr. of the State of New Jersey to the President of the United States.—By the President’s Command—
Tobias Lear—s. p. u. s.
Dft (DNA: RG 59, MLR); written on verso of address leaf bearing the following in Edmund Randolph’s hand: “The President of the United States”; not recorded in SJL. FC (DNA: RG 59, SDC).