Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 14 November 1791

To George Washington

The Secretary of state, to whom has been referred by the President of the United States, the Report of the proceedings in the Executive department of the North Western territory, for the month of July 1791. made by the Secretary of the said territory, thereupon Reports

That the letter of July 12. 1791. therein entered, having been already communicated to the legislature of the United states, there is nothing else in the said Report which requires any thing to be done on the part of the President of the United States.

Th: Jefferson
Nov. 14. 1791.


RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); signature and date clipped off. PrC (DLC); includes signature and date in TJ's hand; on verso in clerk's hand: “Recorded and Examined.” Tr (DNA: RG 59, SDC). FC (DNA: RG 59, SDR). Not recorded in SJL.