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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 15, 1800 Account of Tobias Lear Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan The Secretary at War authorizes the pay of Tobias Lear for as long a time as was necessary to complete business pertaining to the death of General Washington.
July 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Tobias Lear William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $351.09 to Tobias Lear, Secretary to George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States for pay, forage and subsistence, April, May and June 1799.
December 7, 1798 Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to Commander in Chief, Lieutenant General George Washington William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to Commander in Chief, Lieutenant General George Washington, the sum of $359.28, being for his pay and subsistence and forage from the 1st of September, the date of his appointment, to 30 November, 1798.
December 13, 1798 Rebuilding a saw mill Tobias Lear Samuel Hodgdon Writes that a saw mill on land belonging to the United States was rebuilt and may now be used for service.
April 3, 1799 Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States for pay, subsistence, forage William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States, $470.58 for pay, subsistence, forage from 1 December 1798 to 31 March 1799.
October 10, 1799 Winter Quarters for the 8th, 9th, and 10th Regiments Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton States that with the help of Tobias Lear he has selected ground for winter quarters for the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Regiments. Adds that he "made this arrangement on a supposition that the troops are to encamp in the same manner as during the Revolution war. If I am not correct in my ideas of the business, be pleased to inform me...as there is a scarcity of materials for hunting; that no time...
July 25, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Tobias Lear Simmons informs Lear to expect payment from Samuel Lewis.
December 24, 1797 Letter Citation Tobias Lear Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Lear, 01/09/1799.
December 13, 1798 Recommendation for constructing a canal Tobias Lear Samuel Hodgdon Letter of recommendation for Morris Delaney, whose service will be used to built a canal on the Potomac for Harper's Ferry. Recommends Delaney for his "fidelity, sobriety, and attention to his business."
November 18, 1791 Letter to Governor Blount submitted to the President Tobias Lear Henry Knox Washington's secretary, Tobias Lear, returns a letter to Governor Blount with several recommended deletions that Washington marked with a pencil.
January 3, 1791 Lear inquires of Ogden to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, asks for info re appointment of attorneyship of New Jersey.
December 26, 1798 Report of the Secretary of the Treasury stating revenue and expenditures Tobias Lear James McHenry Tobias Lear, George Washington's personal secretary, transmits to James McHenry a report of the Secretary of the Treasury stating the revenue and expenditures of the nation. Lear also reports that Washington requests three or four blank books to record his military letters.
November 20, 1798 Purchase of a horse at Harper's Ferry Tobias Lear Samuel Hodgdon George Washington's personal secretary requests the money owed to him by the U.S. government for purchasing a horse at Harper's Ferry.
December 16, 1794 Enclosed letters from General Wayne Henry Knox Tobias Lear Secretary Knox asks President Washington's secretary, Tobias Lear, to submit to the President the enclosed letters from General Anthony Wayne.
July 17, 1799 Cited Document Tobias Lear William Simmons Cited letter or document; cited in Simmons to Lear, 07/25/1799.
January 3, 1791 Knox recommends Ogden to Lear Henry Knox Tobias Lear Letter, discusses appointment of attorneyship of New Jersey.
October 30, 1799 RE Letters of enclosure Alexander Hamilton Tobias Lear Routine letter of enclosure.
December 7, 1790 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, Washington asks for papers re Indian expedition.
November 19, 1791 Presidential Approval of Commissioners to Run Cherokee line Tobias Lear Henry Knox Lear informs Knox that Washington approved the names of the commissioners appointed to run the boundary line between US and Cherokee territory.
April 9, 1790 Enclosed Letter to Governor of Georgia Henry Knox Tobias Lear Letter, encloses draft of a letter for President's inspection.
January 16, 1800 General Washington's Papers Tobias Lear Alexander Hamilton Lear assures Hamilton that he shall deal with General Washington's papers with the utmost care and discretion with the most sacred of them being delivered to Judge Washington. He asks if any of Washington's recent military papers need to be sent to Hamilton or someone else in the military.
May 7, 1793 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, President directs that a Frenchman with Wabash Indians be given boots and stockings.
October 25, 1799 RE Letters of Enclosure Alexander Hamilton Tobias Lear Routine letters of enclosure.
November 30, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons asks the Secretary at War to provide notification of any deeds of conveyance received by Tobias Lear. Lear is the agent for the purchase of lands on the Potomac.
January 2, 1800 Memories of George Washington Alexander Hamilton Tobias Lear Hamilton laments the death of General Washington noting that he is indebted to the General for the many kindnesses extended to him.