From John Hopkins1
United States Loan Office
[Richmond] State of Virga. April 29. 1793.
In compliance with your letter of the 21st of April 1792,2 I have to inform you that James Brown this day applied for the purpose of transferring the Stock standing in his name in trust for William Short Esqr to the said William Short; and considering that the object of Mr. Jeffersons letter to you of the 19th of April3 would be fully answered by this Transfer, I have accordingly permitted it to take place and the Stock now stands in the name and to the Credit of Mr Short.
I have the honor to be, Sir, Your Mo. Obedt Servant.
Commr Loans for Virga.
Secretary of the Treasury.
Copy, William Short Papers, Library of Congress.
2. Letter not found. This should be 1793.