George Washington Papers

Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson, 15 May 1793

Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] May 15th 1793

The President of the United States approves of the enclosed Letter to Mr Hammond, and likewise of that to Mr Rawle.1

AL, DLC: Jefferson Papers. At the bottom of the manuscript page, Jefferson wrote, “viz. the letter of May 14. 93.”

1See the enclosed letters from Jefferson to George Hammond and William Rawle of this date. The other cabinet members also examined and approved both letters (JPP, description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. description ends 138–41).

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