Statement of Account from
Oct. 6th 1801
Statement of Cash, drawn for the purpose of
furnishing the Presidents House—
|By Gen Lee, as reported by the Treasury, to compensate
him for the portrait of Gen. Washington,
|By Thos. Claxton,|
|Aug. 27, 1800||4500|
|May 19, 1801||3500|
|Oct. 6 called for, to settle every
demand, excepting for grates
|The Balance of the 15,000 dollars is||1485. 7|
|This balance is increased by discounts &c||15.76|
|To this sum is added the proceeds of
the Sale of Carriages, horses &c.
|The balance, of an appropriation made
in 1797, and deposited in the treasury
by Mr Adams
|Total not expended, and in the Treasury||4402.83|
MS (MHi); entirely in Claxton’s hand; endorsed by TJ.
For an earlier account submitted by Claxton for furnishing the President’s House, see Vol. 33:153n.