Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Tobias Lear, 5 February 1791

From Tobias Lear

United States, 5 Feb. 1791. Transmits by the President’s command for deposit in the Secretary of State’s office “the Return of the enumeration of the Inhabitants of Massachusetts District” made to the President by the marshal of that district.

PrC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); 1 p. FC (Lb in same, SDC).

Lear also wrote a note to TJ on 7 Mch. 1792 transmitting “a return of the inhabitants in each County and town of Kentucky” made to the President by the marshal (RC in DLC: Washington Papers, Applications for Office, endorsed by Henry Remsen as received 7 Mch. 1792; Dft in DNA: RG 59, MLR; FC in Lb in same, SDC). See also note to Report on Census, 24 Oct. 1791.

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