From Wilson Cary Nicholas
Warren Apl. 20th. 1795
I saw Mr. Carter on my return who promised that he wou’d leave in your hands a sum of money for me. Be pleased to send me bills upon Philadelphia for whatever sum he intends for me, Mr. Staples receipt will be a sufficient voucher of the payment. I am with great respect Dear Sir your hum. Serv.
W C Nicholas
RC (DLC: William Short Papers); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr.”; endorsed by TJ; with receipt of John Staples in TJ’s hand on verso, dated 22 Apr. 1795 and signed by Staples on behalf of Nicholas, acknowledging TJ’s draft on John Barnes for $2,000 payable to Nicholas or his order, “which paiment when made is to be placed to the credit of William Champe Carter.”