John Stagg, Jr., to Tobias Lear
War-department, Jany 16th 1793.
I have the honor to transmit you, enclosed, by order of the Secretary of War, and which he requests may be laid before the President, a letter just received from brigadier general Wilkinson of the 11th December 1792, with several enclosures.1 I am Sir, with respectful consideration, Your obedt Servt
Jno: Stagg Junr
ALS, DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.
1. The letter from James Wilkinson, commandant of Fort Washington, to Henry Knox of 11 Dec. 1792 has not been identified, but extracts of this letter and its several enclosures are recorded in GW’s executive journal (see JPP, description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. description ends 22–27).