01 February 1790

GW in N.Y. GW wrote in his diary that he decided to rent the former Minister from France’s house in N.Y. as his new presidential residence. GW had decided that his current residence was not big enough to support his family or the work required of the president.

GW forwarded to Congress a letter from N.C.’s Governor in which the state agreed to cede western areas to the Federal Government as territories.

Former Maj. Gen. and current Ga. plantation owner Anthony Wayne wrote to GW expressing concerns about Indian incursions on Ga. settlements. He asked for a military appointment because difficulties with Indians had limited his current prospects. He received one in April 1792.


01 February 1790