The Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital to
Franklin, David Barclay, and John Fothergill
Minutebook copy: Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
<January 4, 1773: In accordance with the letter of Jan. 1 from their committee, they have drawn on the recipients for £700 sterling in four bills of exchange in favor of John Clark, three for £200 each and one for £100.2>
2. The Board was continuing its earlier policy of investing in mortgages; Clark had obtained one for £1,137 10s., Pennsylvania currency, on his plantation in Bucks County. The bills of exchange were at 62½%. Pa. Hospital minutebook, Jan. 4, 1773.