George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the Cabinet, 1 June 1793

To the Cabinet

[Philadelphia] June 1st 1793.


The propriety of sending an agent among the Chicasaws & Choctaws—talk of, but not resolved on the other day1—may undergo further consideration at your present meeting; and a decision come to for, or against the measure.2

Go: Washington


1The Cabinet discussed U.S. relations with the southern Indians during its meetings of 28 and 29 May (JPP description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. description ends , 154–55; Cabinet Opinion, 29 May).

2For GW’s request for a Cabinet meeting on this date, see Tobias Lear to Thomas Jefferson, 31 May 1793. For the decision reached, see Cabinet Opinion on Sending an Agent to the Choctaws, 1 June 1793.

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