Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Board of Trade, [13 November 1779]

From the Board of Trade

[13 November 1779]

The State of Virginia,
to Jacques Le Maire Dr.
To Money laid out in France, as per a former Account rendered, 5345 liv. 14 sous. at 25 for 1,  £5,846  15 6
To travelling expences, for 430 Days, at 27 livres per Day at 25 for 1, or 11,610 livres  12,698   8 9
To Money allowed for Expences upon the Continent, to the 10th. Novr.   2,000
£20,545   4 3

Board of Trade Novr. 13. 1779   

The above appears to be what His Excellency in Council intends to allow Capt. Le Maire; if so they will be pleased to signify their approbation.

thom. whiting
j. ambler
dun: rose

In Council Nov. 13. 1779. Approved. Th: Jefferson.

RC (CSmH). The summary of Le Maire’s account is written in an unidentified hand; the letter of the Board of Trade is in the hand of Thomas Whiting and signed by the members of the Board.

See TJ to Benjamin Harrison, 29 Oct.; TJ to Board of Trade, 6, 9–12 Nov.; Board of Trade to TJ, 9 Nov. 1779.

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