George Washington Papers

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox, 23 November 1792

Tobias Lear to Henry Knox

United States [Philadelphia] November 2[3]d. [1]7921

T. Lear has the honor to return to the Secretary of War the two letters from Major General Wayne, with their enclosures, which have been submitted to the President, whose remarks thereon are herewith enclosed.2

Tobias Lear.
Secretary to the president of the United States.

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

1Lear wrote over his original date of 22 Nov. on the letterpress copy to change it to 23 November. Lear’s docket reads “23d Nov. 1792,” and the letter-book copy also is dated the “23d.”

2For the letters from Wayne, see Knox to Lear, 23 Nov. 1792 (first letter), n.1. For GW’s “remarks thereon,” see the following enclosure, Washington’s Observations on General Wayne’s Letters, 23 Nov. 1792.

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