GW at Philadelphia. GW sent Thomas Jefferson an enclosure, presumably a draft of loan warrants for the District of Columbia. GW also asked if Jefferson had seen Va. Congressman Alexander White and obtained his opinion on whether or not Daniel Morgan, a veteran of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, would accept a military commission to campaign against the Indians.
Secretary of War Henry Knox sent GW an order for an inquiry from a committee of the House of Representatives into Gen. Arthur St. Clair’s disastrous defeat by the Indians.