Estimate of the Foreign Establishment
Estimate of the ordinary expence of the different diplomatic grades, annually.
|A Minister Plenipotentiary.||A Resident.||Agent.|
|Outfit 1/7 of||9000.||1285.71||Outfit 1/7 of||4500.||642.85||Salary.||1300|
|Extras||350.||Extras||350.||Medals to foreign ministers, suppose 5. to be kept here & to be changed once in 7. years will be about 654.6 annually.|
|Return 1/7 of||2250.||321.42||Return 1/7 of||1125||160.71|
|To support the present establishment would require||a Reduction of the establishment, to bring it within the limits of D 40,000.|
|for||Paris. Minister Plenipoty.||12,307.13||for||Paris. a Minister Plenipty.||12,307.13|
|London. do.||12,307.13||London. do.||12,307.13|
|Madrid. Resident||5,653.56||Madrid. a Resident||5,653.56|
|Lisbon. do.||5,653.56||Lisbon. do.||5,653.56|
|Hague. do.||5,653.56||Hague. an Agent||1,650.|
|Medals to foreign ministers||654.6||Medals to for ministers||654.6|
MS (DNA: RG 59, MLR); entirely in TJ’s hand; with altered date, as noted below. PrC (DLC). FC (Lb in DNA: RG 360, DL). Tr (Lb in DNA: RG 59, SDC). Recorded in SJPL.
1. TJ wrote this date after rubbing out “Oct. 21.” In the PrC he lined through the original date and wrote the new one underneath.