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Collection Reference Number GLC01402
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1794 
Title George Washington to Tobias Lear regarding navigation of the Potomac, tobacco & business
Date 21 December 1794
Author Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Recipient Lear, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Washington expresses pleasure at the Virginia Assembly's passing a bill concerning internal navigation of the Potomac, and mentions the quantities of tobacco in his warehouses and price differentials.
Subjects President  Tobacco and Smoking  Canals  Infrastructure  Finance  Infrastructure  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Mount Vernon  
People Washington, George (1732-1799)  Lear, Tobias (1762-1816)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The Presidency; Industry; Banking & Economics; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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