To the United States Senate
United States 6. January 1794.
Gentlemen of the Senate,
I herewith transmit the copy of a Letter from The Secretary of War, stating the circumstances which have hitherto prevented any explanation of the fourth article of the Treaty with the Wabash Indians.1
LS, DNA: RG 46, Third Congress, 1793–95, Senate Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Indian Relations; LB, DLC:GW.
1. For the enclosed letter, see Henry Knox to GW, 2 January. The Senate refused to ratify this treaty on 9 Jan. by a vote of 21 to 4 (Senate Executive Journal description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America: From the commencement of the First, to the termination of the Nineteenth Congress. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C., 1828. description ends , 146).