George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Jefferson, 29 February 1792

From Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] Feb. 29. 1792.

The Secretary of state has had under examination the Records of Proceedings in the Executive department of the Northwestern government from the 1st of Aug. to the 31st of December 1791—transmitted by the Secretary,1 and Reports to the President of the United States That finding nothing therein which calls for the attention or interference of the President, he has deposited them among the Records in the office of the Secretary of state.

Th: Jefferson

ALS, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; ALS (letterpress copy), DLC: Thomas Jefferson Papers; LB, DLC:GW; copy, DNA: RG 59, Reports of the Secretary of State to the President and Congress.

1Tobias Lear transmitted to Jefferson on 28 Feb. 1792 a copy of the executive proceedings of the Northwest Territory (DLC: Jefferson Papers).

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