To Ferdinand Grand
Paris July 11. 1786.
In consequence of the within order, Commodore Jones is ready to pay the sum of 112,172–2s–4d, which be pleased to receive from him for the use of the United states, giving him a receipt for the specific sum on the back of the order. I shall hereafter have the honor of explaining to you the purposes to which the board of treasury have appropriated this sum. I have the honor to be with great esteem and respect Sir your most obedient & most humble servant,
PrC (DLC). Enclosure missing; see Jones to TJ, 7 July 1786.