Statement of the Foreign Fund Account
|Apr. 11.||To the Treasurer’s order on the Bank||By orders on the bank as follows, to wit,|
|of the US. for||39,500.||Apr. 11.||in favor of Mordecai Lewis for Gilmore’s bills of exchange payable to Thos. Pinckney for £600. sterl. (as per the bank acct., and by our bankers letter of July 1. 1793).||2,600.|
|in favor of Willing, Morris & Swanwick for their Exchange payable to T. Pinckney for £3000. sterl. (as per the bank acct. & banker’s letters of July 1. & Aug. 15. 93.)||13,000.|
|in favor of Walter Stewart for his Excha: payable to T. Pinckney for £400. sterl. (as per the bank acct. and our bankers letters of July 1. & Aug. 15. 93.)||1,733.33|
|12.||in favor of Nathaniel Cutting on account of his mission to Algiers. (as by the bank acct.)||1,000.|
|July 12.||in favor of James Blake on account of his mission to Madrid (as by the bank acct.)||800.|
|31.||in favor of John Wilcocks for his Excha: payable to T. Pinckney for £1077.11.91 sterl. (as by the bank acct.)||5,000.|
|Sep. 27.||in favor of John Swanwick for his Excha: payable to T. Pinckney for £1300. sterl. (as by bank acct. and Mr. Kean’s letter of Nov. 4. 93.)||5,980.|
|30.||in favor of John Vaughan for his Excha: payable to T. Pinckney for £1000. sterl. (as by the bank acct. and Mr. Kean’s letter of Nov. 4. 93.)||4,600.|
|Dec. 18.||By cash in the bank of the US. (as by the bank acct. & Mr. Kean’s lre this date)|
3d Dft (DLC: TJ Papers, 95: 16374–5); consists of two pages in TJ’s hand, with an insertion by George Taylor, Jr. (see note 1 below); undated, but written sometime between 18 Dec. 1793, when TJ probably received John Kean’s letter of that date, and 23 Dec. 1793, the date of TJ’s letter to Richard Harrison about this account. 2d Dft (same, 84: 14517); entirely in TJ’s hand; consists of one page with abbreviated debit and credit entries keyed to subjoined references to supporting documents; undated, but written before TJ received Kean’s 18 Dec. 1793 letter, the last entry being incomplete and partially dated “Dec. “; with Dft of postscript of TJ’s 23 Dec. 1793 letter to Harrison on verso. Dft (same, 14518); entirely in TJ’s hand; undated; consists of one page containing preliminary formulations of debit entry of 10 Apr. 1793 and credit entries for 11–12 Apr. 1793 only. PrC of Tr (same, 96: 16461–2); in Taylor’s hand; undated. Tr (DNA: RG 46, Senate Records, 3d Cong., 1st sess.); undated. PrC (DLC: TJ Papers, 96: 16451–2). FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DL). Tr (Lb in DNA: RG 46, Senate Records, 3d Cong., 1st sess., TR). Tr (MHi); 19th-century copy. Enclosed in George Washington to the Senate and the House of Representatives, 31 Dec. 1793.
The letter from John Kean to TJ of 4 Nov. 1793, recorded in SJL as received from the Bank of the United States on 7 Nov. 1793, has not been found. Kean’s missing Lre. this date—that is, 18 Dec. 1793—is not recorded in SJL.
1. Amount inserted by Taylor in blank space left by TJ.