Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Tobias Lear, 7 February 1793

From Tobias Lear

Thursday 7th feby 1793

The President requests the Secretary of State to add words to the effect of those marked by the President with a pencil at the end of the Indians’ Speeches to the President, and return the paper to the President.


For TJ’s record of the Indians’ speeches, see Minutes of a Conference with the Illinois and Wabash Indians, printed under 1 Feb. 1793. See note 17 to that document for the words TJ added at Washington’s behest.

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