From Joseph Nourse
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, 5 Nov. 1793. On behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury, he requests an estimate of the sums needed “to defray the Expences of your Department” for 1794 for the purpose of forming a general estimate to be submitted to Congress at its next meeting.
FC (DNA: RG 53, Register’s Estimates and Statements); 1 p.; unsigned; at foot of text: “Honourable Thos. Jefferson Esquire Secretary of State”; consists of circular letter sent to TJ, various officials in the Departments of Treasury and War, and the secretary of the Senate and the clerk of the House of Representatives. Recorded in SJL as received 8 Nov. 1793.