GW at Philadelphia. GW wrote Alexander Hamilton that 336 dollars were to be paid to Revolutionary War veteran Nicholas Ferdinand Westfall’s widow, pursuant to the act for the relief of certain widows, orphans, invalids, and other persons. GW also sent Hamilton a request to give the House of Representatives any requested papers for the inquiry into Gen. Arthur St. Clair’s failed expedition against the Indians.
Gouverneur Morris wrote GW from London in response to GW’s letter of 28 Jan. He discussed mediation by Great Britain between the U.S. and the Indian tribes. He also told of the assassination of the King of Sweden, adding that many suspected it had been carried out by French radicals.