From George Brooke
Richmond June 14. 1780.
Upon examining the money transmitted by Mr. Sinclair the undermentioned bundles were missing, which Mr. Smith Tandy who received the money says was taken out of his bags on his way down. Inclosed is the list sent by Mr. Sinclair.
I am with due respect Sir Your most obt. servt,
|Bundles missing vizt.||Certificates issued July 12. 1783|
|Mar.||181||Robert Dunlap||£ 550||£182|
RC (Vi). Addressed: “To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson esqr.” Endorsed by TJ: “Colo. Matthews.” Enclosure missing, possibly a duplicate of the list of sums of money received enclosed in Alexander Sinclair’s letter to TJ, 21 May 1780, q.v. On verso: Advice of Council concerning Money Collected by Sampson Matthews, following.
George Brooke was at this time state treasurer (JHD description begins Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (cited by session and date of publication) description ends , May 1780, 1827 edn., p. 64).
1. The dates in this column are in a later hand, possibly added when the matter was under consideration and certificates were issued in 1783.
2. The amounts in the last three columns are in a different hand and probably represent accrued interest.