15 February 1791

GW at Philadelphia. Thomas Jefferson wrote GW a letter detailing how the establishment of a Bank of the United States would be unconstitutional. He explained how the existence of such a bank would be merely convenient, not necessary. He argued that the power to establish banks was held by the states, rather than the federal government.

Va. Gov. Beverley Randolph wrote to GW presenting an act passed by the Va. legislature advancing funds to the federal government for erecting public buildings.

Baltimore merchant William Buchanan wrote GW asking for an appointment as a spirits tax collector, but received no position from him.

15 February 1791