To Charles Lee
September 24. 1791
You were right in declining to pay the order which was made upon you by the District Court in relation to Charles Page.1 It was altogether irregular, and of course I cannot authorise its being complied with.
I am with consideration Sir Your obedient ser
Charles Lee Esqr
ALS, RG 56, Letters to and from the Collector at Alexandria, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.