George Washington Papers

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox, 16 March 1792

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox

United States [Philadelphia] 16 Mar. 1792. Transmits by GW’s command a representation to the president from the county lieutenants and field officers of the District of Kentucky.1

ALS (letterpress copy), DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.

1The enclosure has not been found, but it was probably similar in nature to the request of a council of militia officers in Harrison County, Va., for authorization to raise additional scouts and defensive forces to protect their frontier settlements (see Benjamin Wilson to GW, 29 Feb. 1792).

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