From James Mercer
[Before 23 October] 1779
Mr. Mercer’s most respectfull Compliments wait on the Governor. The Auditors say that the inclos’d order must have his Name to it before they can issue a Warrant on the treasurer. Mr. Mercer begs pardon for troubling him.
RC (Vi); without date. Addressed: “His Excelly Thos Jefferson.” Docketed in a clerk’s hand: “James Mercer £150, Octobr. 23d. 1779. On Account”; and in another hand, “Delegate in Congress.” TJ used the bottom of the page for his reply. Enclosure not found.