From Thomas Jefferson
Philadelphia March 18. 1793.
The contingent account of the Department of State down to the 9th. instant, having been delivered to, and passed by the Auditor, and being at present in want of a further sum to satisfy demands against my office, I must request the favor of you to order a warrant to issue payable to George Taylor Junior1 for Twelve hundred Dollars, and am, with respect Sir, Your most obedt. servt.
The secretary of the Treasury of
the United States of america
Letterpress copy, in unidentified handwriting, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC, RG 59, Domestic Letters, 1792–1795, Vol. 5, National Archives.
1. Taylor was chief clerk of the State Department.