From George Washington
[Philadelphia, April 24, 1794]
Pay to the Secretary of State in pursuance of the Act providing for the relief of such of the Inhabitants of St. Domingo, resident within the U. S. as may be found in want of support,1 one thousand eight hundred dollars; being the remainder of the sum granted for that purpose by the above act, and to be applied to the furnishing the said Inhabitants with the means of returning to Saint Domingo.
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. 6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 13 (February 12, 1794). See Washington to H, March 4, 1794, note 1, March 21, 1794, note 2; “Cabinet Meeting. Opinion on the Application of Money Given by Law to the Indigent of Santo Domingo,” April 22, 1794.