George Washington Papers

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox, 25 November 1789

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox

United States, November 25th 1789


The President of the United States has directed me to return the draft of the letter which you are about to send to the Governor of Georgia and to inform you that it meets his approbations.1 The President of the United States wishes you to send him the copy of the Instructions given to the Commissioners2 which he will return to you in a few days. I have the Honor to be with perfect respect Your most Obedt Servt

Tobias Lear
Secy to the Presidt of the U.S.


1Knox’s letter to Edward Telfair, recently inaugurated governor of Georgia, has not been identified.

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