GW at Philadelphia. In a letter to the Senate, GW described diplomat David Humphreys’ report on Spanish politics and nominated him as Minister Resident of the United States to the Queen of Portugal. GW also forwarded Arthur St. Clair’s document on the state of Indian affairs in the Northwest Territory to Congress.
Md. citizen Andrew Skinner Ennalls wrote GW asking for an appointment supervising excise collection, but would not receive it. Former soldier David Lenox wrote to GW asking for an appointment in the Pa. excise service, and later received an appointment for a different position.