VII. Tobias Lear to the Secretary of State
United States, 4th. March 1791
By the President’s command T. Lear has the honor to inform the Secretary of State, that the opinion given by the Secretary in the case of Mr. Anderson agrees fully with that which the President has formed upon a complete view of the circumstances.—And it is the President’s wish that Mr. Anderson’s Commission should issue accordingly.
Secretary to the President
of the United States
RC (DLC: Washington Papers). PrC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); docketed by Lear. Tr (DNA: RG 59, SDC). Not recorded in SJL.