Treasury Department, June 21, 1790

 

The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, for his approbation, the enclosed contract for timber, board, Nails and workmanship, for a Beacon to be placed near the Light house on Sandy hook, the terms of which, he begs leave to observe are, in his opinion favorable to the U. States.

 

 

 

 

United States, June 21, 1790

The Secretary of the Treasury

Of the United States

 

Sir,

 

            The President of the United States directs me to inform you, that he approves of the enclosed contract for Timber, Boards, Nails and workmanship for a Beacon to be placed near the Lighthouse on Sandyhook.

 

I have the honor to be

With perfect respect

Sir

Your most obedient Humble Servant

Signed Tobias Lear

Secretary to the President

Of the U. States.


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